Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Dec. 30th, 1956
Born in
Waterbury, Connecticut

Sheryl Lee Ralph's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Designing Women TV Show
Designing Women
Moesha TV Show
Fam TV Show
Instant Mom TV Show
Instant Mom
New Attitude TV Show
New Attitude
Code Name: Foxfire TV Show
Code Name: Foxfire
George TV Show
Husbands, Wives & Lovers TV Show
Husbands, Wives & Lovers

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Sheryl Lee Ralph is an American actress, singer, author and activist, known for Moesha, Its A Living, Instant Mom and Fam.

  • Studied medicine at Rutgers University.
  • Is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Played Muzzy van Hossmere in the original cast of the Broadway production "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (2002 Tony winner for Best New Musical). While in the stage show, Muzzy is a black character, in the film she was white, played by Carol Channing.
  • She played a dog named Rita in Disney's Oliver & Company in 1988. In 1993, she co-starred with Lauryn Hill, whose name was Rita in the movie.
  • Sister of 'Michael Ralph (I)' (qv).
  • 1973 Miss Black Teen-Age New York
  • "Dreamgirls" is considered by many as a loosely-based account of the meteroic rise of the 1960s super girl-group "The Supremes." Sheryl's Deena Jones' character closely follows the path taken by Diana Ross.
  • Married Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles on July 30, 2005.

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