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Overview (1)

Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sheila Legette started her professional career in the entertainment industry at the age of 22 when she landed her first full time position at WIS-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Columbia, South Carolina. She was one of the 1st African Americans to hold the position of Front Desk Receptionist. It was less than six months that she was promoted to Local Programming Executive and also held the title of Floor Director and Guest Coordinator for the Carolina Today Show, The Awareness Show and the Mr. Knozit Show. She was responsible for booking many guests on the show including Maya Angelou, Dionne Warwick, Bryant Gumble, Stevie Wonder, and Prince.

After a long tenure at WIS-TV, Sheila with her actress daughter in tow relocated to Los Angeles. Sheila not only acted as manager for her daughter's career as a series regular on a CBS sitcom, she also found time to hold down a position with AMU Productions, working as Office Manager/Casting Director. When AMU closed its doors, Sheila worked at the Producers Guild of America as their Director of Member services. Sheila also freelanced with Disney ABC Media Network, Dreamworks and Paramount Studios, where she worked in Casting, Legal Affairs, Film and Television Production.

After years at KTA and Diverse Talent Group, for the last several year Sheila has been with Media Artists Group as VP of Talent. She has signed some of Hollywood's finest talent to her talent roster including her beautiful daughter actress, Angell Conwell and the very talented Vivica A. Fox.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Unknown

Spouse (1)

Brian Conwell (22 June 1985 - 1 January 1996) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (2)

Mother to the actress Angell Conwell who starred as Carly Baylor, Series Regular on Dave's World.
Joe Pinner of South Carolina was a mentor to Sheila Legette.

Personal Quotes (1)

If you have to ask should I normally the answer is NO. Think before speaking. Never forget those who paved the way for your ride.

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