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Sheryl Lee Ralph


Sheryl Lee Ralph was born December 30, 1956 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. She is known for her roles in Moesha (1996), Its A Living (1980), and Instant Mom (2013). Her Career Began in the late 1970s. She has been Married to Vincent Hughes since July 30, 2005 a Pennsylvania state senator. She was previously married to Eric Maurice. See full bio »

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Known For

Oliver & Company
(1988)
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
(1993)
Moesha
Moesha Dee Mitchell
(1996-2001)
The Flintstones
The Flintstones Mrs. Pyrite
(1994)

Filmography

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  Cooking4Luv (announced)
Mrs. Taylor (rumored)
 2016 Crushed (TV Movie) (completed)
Bella Black
 2018 Fam (TV Series)
Rose
 2018 Claws (TV Series)
Matilde
- Scream (2018) ... Matilde
- Russian Navy (2018) ... Matilde
 2017-2018 MacGyver (TV Series)
Mama Colton
- Riley + Airplane (2018) ... Mama Colton
- Hook (2017) ... Mama Colton
 2018 The Quad (TV Series)
Ula Pettiway
- #HollerIfYouHearMe (2018) ... Ula Pettiway
- #MiddlePassage (2018) ... Ula Pettiway
- #NativeSon (2018) ... Ula Pettiway
 2018 Step Sisters
Yvonne Bishop
 2017 Christmas at Holly Lodge (TV Movie)
Nadine
 2017 Just Getting Started
Roberta
 2017 One Mississippi (TV Series)
Felicia Hollingsworth
- I'm Alive (2017) ... Felicia Hollingsworth
- Can't Fight This Feeling (2017) ... Felicia Hollingsworth
- Kiss Me and Smile for Me (2017) ... Felicia Hollingsworth
- Who Do You Think You Are? (2017) ... Felicia Hollingsworth
- Into the Light (2017) ... Felicia Hollingsworth
 2017 H.E.I.R. (TV Series)
Sheryl Lee Ralph
 2016 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Hayden Montgomery
- The Storm (2016) ... Hayden Montgomery
- Inner Beauty (2016) ... Hayden Montgomery
 2013-2015 Instant Mom (TV Series)
Maggie Turner
- Gone Batty (2015) ... Maggie Turner
- Ain't Over Till It's Over (2015) ... Maggie Turner
- Hourly Rage (2015) ... Maggie Turner
- Playa Hata (2015) ... Maggie Turner
- Bug Out (2015) ... Maggie Turner
 2014 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (TV Series)
Ms. Dumont
 2014 See Dad Run (TV Series)
Vanessa
- See Dad Watch Janie Run Away (2014) ... Vanessa
- See Dad Run Until He Drops (2014) ... Vanessa
 2013-2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Claudette
- The Captain (2014) ... Claudette
- Snowflake (2014) ... Claudette
- Walk This Way (2014) ... Claudette
- Gem and Loan (2014) ... Claudette
- Bucky Fuckin' Dent (2013) ... Claudette
 2014 One Love (TV Series)
Carolyn Winters
- A Friend in Need (2014) ... Carolyn Winters
- Tea-Ball (2014) ... Carolyn Winters
- Sunday Dinner Debacle (2014) ... Carolyn Winters
- Breaking Up Blues (2014) ... Carolyn Winters
- The S-Word (2014) ... Carolyn Winters
 2014 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
Genét
- And the Not Broke Parents (2014) ... Genét
 2013 JD Lawrence's Community Service (TV Mini-Series)
Carolyn
- Turn the Other Cheek (2013) ... Carolyn
- Feeding the Spirit (2013) ... Carolyn
- Touched by an Angel (2013) ... Carolyn
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
Cynthia Moore
- The Song (2013) ... Cynthia Moore
 2012 He Knows My Heart (Short)
First Lady Jameson
 2012 Christmas in Compton
Abuta
 2011 Young Justice (TV Series)
Amanda Waller
- Terrors (2011) ... Amanda Waller (voice)
 2010 Blessed and Cursed
Lady Wright
 2010 The Cost of Heaven
Paulette
 2010 Zevo-3 (TV Series)
Grams
- Control (2010) ... Grams (voice)
 2010 Pastor Jones: The Complete First Season (Video)
Mother Kelly
 2010 BioShock 2 (Video Game)
Grace Holloway (voice)
 2008 Hannah Montana (TV Series)
Clarice Johnson
- We're All on This Date Together (2008) ... Clarice Johnson
 2007 Exes & Ohs (TV Series)
Reverand Ruby
- There Must Be Rules... (2007) ... Reverand Ruby
 2007 Frankie D
Mama
 2007 Odicie (TV Movie)
Aunt Amy
 2006 ER (TV Series)
Gloria Gallant
- Twenty-One Guns (2006) ... Gloria Gallant
- Strange Bedfellows (2006) ... Gloria Gallant
 2006 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Nurse
- And Baby Makes Three (2006) ... Nurse
 2005 Barbershop (TV Series)
Claire
- Debates and Dead People (2005) ... Claire
- What's Good for the Cos... (2005) ... Claire
- Madonna Is a Ho (2005) ... Claire
 2004 Kink in My Hair (TV Movie)
Novelette
 2004 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Cheetah / Barbara Ann Minerva / Teacher
- Kids' Stuff (2004) ... Cheetah / Barbara Ann Minerva / Teacher (voice)
 2003 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Janet Ellis
- Luck Be a Lady (2003) ... Janet Ellis
 2003 Whoopi (TV Series)
Florence
- She Ain't Heavy, She's My Partner (2003) ... Florence
 2002-2003 Static Shock (TV Series)
Trina Jessup
- Consequences (2003) ... Trina Jessup (voice)
- Pop's Girlfriend (2002) ... Trina Jessup (voice)
 2002 Baby of the Family
Mamie
 2002 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Diana / Aunt Dee
- Behind Family Lines (2002) ... Diana (voice)
- Romeo Must Wed (2002) ... Aunt Dee (voice)
 2002 Justice League (TV Series)
Cheetah / Barbara Ann Minerva
- Injustice for All: Part II (2002) ... Cheetah / Barbara Ann Minerva (voice)
- Injustice for All (2002) ... Cheetah / Barbara Ann Minerva (voice)
 2001 The Jennie Project (TV Movie)
Dr. Pamela Prentiss
 1996-2001 Moesha (TV Series)
Dee Mitchell
- Paying the Piper (2001) ... Dee Mitchell
- Graduation Day (2001) ... Dee Mitchell
- All This, and Turkey Too (2000) ... Dee Mitchell
- Definitely Not the Cosbys (2000) ... Dee Mitchell
- Living in Paradise? (2000) ... Dee Mitchell
 2000-2001 The District (TV Series)
Lt. Dee Banks
- Rage Against the Machine (2001) ... Lt. Dee Banks
- Vigilante (2001) ... Lt. Dee Banks
- The D.C. Strangler (2001) ... Lt. Dee Banks
- Imperfect Victims (2000) ... Lt. Dee Banks
 2000 Recess (TV Series)
Mrs. Lasalle
- Me Know No (2000) ... Mrs. Lasalle (voice)
 1999 The Parkers (TV Series)
Dee Mitchell
- Daddy's Girl (1999) ... Dee Mitchell
 1999 Deterrence
Gayle Redford
 1999 Unconditional Love
Linda Cray
 1999 Personals
Chantal
 1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Zsa Zsa Goowhiggie
- What Price Harvey? (1999) ... Zsa Zsa Goowhiggie
 1998 Secrets (Short)
 1998 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Lioness #2
- Flood Warning (1998) ... Lioness #2 (voice)
 1998 The Easter Story Keepers (Video)
Risa (voice)
 1997 Jamaica Beat
Sylvia Jones
 1996 Bogus
Ruth Clark
 1995 Lover's Knot
Charlotte
 1995 White Man's Burden
Roberta
 1995 Street Gear (TV Series)
Sarah Davis
- Davis vs. Davis (1995) ... Sarah Davis
- Smiley Face (1995) ... Sarah Davis
- Don't Ask, Don't Tell (1995) ... Sarah Davis
- Look Who's Quiet Now (1995) ... Sarah Davis
- Two Blind Mice (1995) ... Sarah Davis
 1994 Witch Hunt (TV Movie)
Hypolyta Kropotkin
 1994 The Flintstones
Mrs. Pyrite
 1993-1994 George (TV Series)
Maggie Foster
- Man of the Year (1994) ... Maggie Foster
- Rapmasta Shasta (1994) ... Maggie Foster
- Homeboy Is Where the Heart Is (1994) ... Maggie Foster
- Society Girl (1993) ... Maggie Foster
- Nobody Up There Likes Me (1993) ... Maggie Foster
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Florence Watson
 1993 No Child of Mine (TV Movie)
Marjorie Duncan
 1992-1993 Designing Women (TV Series)
Etienne Toussaint Bouvier
- Gone with a Whim: Part 1 (1993) ... Etienne Toussaint Bouvier
- It's Not So Easy Being Green (1993) ... Etienne Toussaint Bouvier
- Wedding Redux (1993) ... Etienne Toussaint Bouvier
- Trial and Error (1992) ... Etienne Toussaint Bouvier
- The Vision Thing (1992) ... Etienne Toussaint Bouvier
 1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
Miss Loretta
 1992 Mistress
Beverly
 1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV Movie)
Miss Rosalee
 1990 New Attitude (TV Series)
Vicki St. James
- Who's Bachin' Who? (1990) ... Vicki St. James
- Beauty School (1990) ... Vicki St. James
- A Star Is Born (1990) ... Vicki St. James
- Advertise (1990) ... Vicki St. James
- Not Your Average Date (1990) ... Vicki St. James
 1990 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Mooshy Tucker
- Crimes of the Past (1990) ... Mooshy Tucker
- Dark Streets (1990) ... Mooshy Tucker
 1990 To Sleep with Anger
Linda
 1986-1989 It's a Living (TV Series)
Ginger St. James
- The Sonny and Dot Show (1989) ... Ginger St. James
- A Very Special It's a Living (1989) ... Ginger St. James
- Matchmaker, Matchmaker (1989) ... Ginger St. James
- My Little Red Book (1989) ... Ginger St. James
- The Dark at the Top of the Top (1989) ... Ginger St. James
 1989 Skin Deep
Receptionist
 1989 The Mighty Quinn
Lola Quinn
 1988 Oliver & Company
Rita (voice)
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Show Singer
- Gershwin's Trunk (1987) ... Show Singer (uncredited)
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Renee Quintana
- Beef Jerky (1987) ... Renee Quintana
 1986 Pros & Cons (TV Movie)
Roberta
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Josie Clifford
- The Return of Typhoon Thompson (1986) ... Josie Clifford
 1985 Code Name: Foxfire (TV Series)
Maggie Bryan
- Robin's Egg Blues (1985) ... Maggie Bryan
- La Paloma (1985) ... Maggie Bryan
- Slay It Again, Sam (1985) ... Maggie Bryan
 1984 V (TV Series)
Glenna
- The Overlord (1984) ... Glenna
 1982 The Neighborhood (TV Movie)
Doris Campbell
 1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Jeanie
- Louise's Convention (1979) ... Jeanie
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Bobbie
- The Starships Are Coming (1979) ... Bobbie
 1978 Good Times (TV Series)
Vanessa Blake
- J.J. and the Plumber's Helper (1978) ... Vanessa Blake
 1978 The Krofft Comedy Hour (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1978 Husbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series)
Joelle
 1978 A.E.S. Hudson Street (TV Series)
Nurse
- Shut Down (1978) ... Nurse
 1978 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- A Little Bit of England (1978) ... Elizabeth (uncredited)
 1977 A Piece of the Action
Barbara Hanley
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Laura McCarthy (1983-1984)
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Other Works:

Played "Madame Morrible" in the musical "Wicked" at the Gershwin Theatre in New York, USA. She began the role in 2016. See more »

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Personal Quote:

Theater is in my blood. When I began as an actress, you weren't really acting unless you were doing theater.

Trivia:

Is half Jamaican. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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