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Overview (1)

Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cheryl is an award-winning actress who has performed in Broadway, Regional Theatre and Film/TV for over 20 years. She has performed throughout North America and Japan in several Broadway tours as well as the Kennedy Center. Cheryl is best known for the film No Letting Go where she played the lead role of Catherine, a mother whose son suffers from mental illness. She starred opposite Kathy Najimy, Richard Burgi, Janet Hubert and Alysia Reiner. Cheryl's work in the film has already received the Award of Excellence for Leading Actress (2015) from the Accolade Global Film Competition and the IndieFest Film Awards. She also won Best Leading Actress at the 2015 Southampton International Film Festival (UK) and Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film at 2015 Sydney Indie Film Festival. The feature is based on the award winning short film Illness, by Director Jonathan Bucari. Cheryl received critical acclaim as Catherine in the short film. She won Best Leading Actress at the Southampton International Film Festival (UK) and Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival in 2013 and was nominated for Best Actress in a Short Film at the Long Beach International Film Festival in 2014.

Cheryl is the recipient of the BroadwayWorld Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her role of Truvy in Steel Magnolias where she starred alongside the amazing Ruta Lee. Cheryl's television work includes starring in a series of national promos with golfer David Feherty for his talk show Feherty that airs on NBC/Golf Channel. She received an Emmy Nomination - Lone Star Chapter for her role in a series of Texas Rangers Baseball promos for Fox Television. As a solo artist, she has recorded and performed with world renowned violinist and Hollywood Bowl Associate Concertmaster, Robin Olson. She has also performed in concert with the legendary Turtle Creek Chorale. She has worked as a session singer for numerous media companies including Fox and MyNetwork Television Stations, Disney Channel, Bet (Black Entertainment Television), TLC (The Learning Channel), Columbia Pictures Home Video, Autonomy Post Production and FirstCom Music, a division of Universal Music Group. She also recorded a series of vocals for Fox Television Stations' syndicated programming including King of the Hill, Seinfeld, My Name is Earl, House of Payne and The Office.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (2)

Awards: Outstanding Actress (Short Film) - 2013 Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival.
Won Best Performance by a Leading Actress - Southampton International Film Festival (UK)- 2013.

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