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Sheryl Lee Ralph

 
Birth Place:
Waterbury, CT, USA
Bio:
Sheryl Lee Ralph is a Tony nominee and the original Deena Jones in Dreamgirls and Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie. On TV, she was Dee on “Moesha,” Claudette on “Ray Donovan” and Maggie on “Instant Mom.” Film credits include winning the Independent Spirit Award for To Sleep With Anger, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 30, 1956 (65)

Birth Place: Waterbury, CT, USA

Bio:
Sheryl Lee Ralph is a Tony nominee and the original Deena Jones in Dreamgirls and Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie. On TV, she was Dee on “Moesha,” Claudette on “Ray Donovan” and Maggie on “Instant Mom.” Film credits include winning the Independent Spirit Award for To Sleep With Anger, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2005
Margo Channing
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Madame Morrible [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Muzzy Van Hossmere
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Deena Jones
Deena Jones [Replacement]
Deena Jones
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Faith
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1980
Helen

Photos

From left, actors William Stanford Davis, Tyler James Williams, Lisa Ann Walter, cast Photo

From left, actors William Stanford Davis, Tyler James Williams, Lisa Ann Walter, cast member Chris Perfetti with actors Janelle James and Sheryl Lee Ralph after the opening night performance of ?King

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Date:
06/10/2022
Actor Sheryl Lee Ralph arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? a Photo

Actor Sheryl Lee Ralph arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture

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Date:
06/10/2022
From left, actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tyler James Williams and Janelle James arrive bef Photo

From left, actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tyler James Williams and Janelle James arrive before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los

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Date:
06/10/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2005
Margo Channing

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Madame Morrible [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Muzzy Van Hossmere

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Deena Jones

Deena Jones [Replacement]

Deena Jones

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Faith

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1980
Helen

Sheryl Lee Ralph Biography

Sheryl Lee Ralph is a Tony nominee and the original Deena Jones in Dreamgirls and Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie. On TV, she was Dee on “Moesha,” Claudette on “Ray Donovan” and Maggie on “Instant Mom.” Film credits include winning the Independent Spirit Award for To Sleep With Anger, and recently Sheryl just wrapped Step Sisters and Villa Capri opposite Morgan Freeman.

Sheryl Lee Ralph Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Sheryl Lee Ralph, 4322
 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Dreamgirls

Sheryl Lee Ralph News

HBO Max And Hulu To Share Co-Exclusive Streaming Rights To Complete Seasons Of Hit Co Photo HBO Max And Hulu To Share Co-Exclusive Streaming Rights To Complete Seasons Of Hit Comedy ABBOTT ELEMENTARY
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

HBO Max and Hulu will share the co-exclusive streaming rights to complete seasons of the Emmy Award–nominated comedy series ABBOTT ELEMENTARY. Created by and starring Quinta Brunson from Warner Bros.

Interview: Michael Corbett's REMEMBERING THE FUTURE & All His Many Blessings Photo Interview: Michael Corbett's REMEMBERING THE FUTURE & All His Many Blessings
by Gil Kaan - Jul 15, 2022

Playwright Peter Lefcourt’s Remembering the Future world premieres at the Odyssey Theatre July 16, 2022. Terri Hanauer directs the cast of Michael Corbett, Fatima El-Bashir, David Jahn, Andrew Neaves and Tarina Pouncy. I had a very enjoyable phoner with the multi-tasking, ever busy Michael.

Andrew Garfield, Jodie Comer, Steve Martin & More Earn 2022 Emmy Nominations - See th Photo Andrew Garfield, Jodie Comer, Steve Martin & More Earn 2022 Emmy Nominations - See the Full List!
by Michael Major - Jul 12, 2022

Check out the complete list of Emmy nominations, which include Andrew Garfield, Steve Martin, Jodie Comer, Tony Awards Presents: Broadways Back!, Annie LIVE!, Jane Lynch, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Nathan Lane, Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalom, Mare Winningham, Laurie Metcalf, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, and more!

Ariana DeBose, Robin de JesĂșs & More Invited to Join The Academy Photo Ariana DeBose, Robin de JesĂșs & More Invited to Join The Academy
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to 397 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to films. Notable new members include Ariana DeBose, Robin de JesĂșs, Paul Tazewell, Olga Merediz, Troy Kotsur, Jessie Buckley, Billie Eilish, Jeremy O. Harris, and more.

Sheryl Lee Ralph & Charlize Theron to Receive Elizabeth Taylor Commitment to End AIDS Photo Sheryl Lee Ralph & Charlize Theron to Receive Elizabeth Taylor Commitment to End AIDS Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation today announced it will host The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS fundraising gala on September 15, 2022. Honorees include Charlize Theron and Sheryl Lee Ralph who will receive the Elizabeth Taylor Commitment to End AIDS Award for their long-term commitment to raising awareness of HIV.

Photos: KING JAMES Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: KING JAMES Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2022

The World premiere production of Rajiv Joseph's new work 'King James,' celebrated its opening night at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum this week. Go inside opening night!

VIDEO: MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM Season Three Trailer Photo VIDEO: MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

The series stars Taylor Hickson, Jessica Sutton, Ashley Nicole Williams, Amalia Holm, Demetria McKinney and Lyne Renée. In addition, fan-favorites Sheryl Lee Ralph (as President Wade), Victor Webster (as Blanton Silver), Tony Giroux (as Adil) and Catherine Lough Haggquist (as Petra Bellweather) will be back as recurring cast members.

Peabody Awards Announces 2022 Presenters Photo Peabody Awards Announces 2022 Presenters
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

Peabody today announced that Melissa McCarthy, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Kevin Bacon, H.E.R., Ethan Hawke, Jon Stewart, Hasan Minhaj, Riz Ahmed, LeVar Burton, Jenny Slate, Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Scott, and more will present the winners of the 82nd Annual Peabody Awards.

Freeform Announces Summer Original Series Premiere Dates Photo Freeform Announces Summer Original Series Premiere Dates
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

The upcoming third and final season of 'Motherland: Fort Salem,' which will premiere on June 21 at 10:00 p.m. EDT/PDT. In addition, 'Good Trouble' will be back for the second half of season 4 on July 7 at 10:00 p.m. EDT/PDT, and EmmyÂź-nominated 'grown-ish' will return for season 5 on July 20 at 10:00 p.m. EDT/PDT.

A 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & More to Take Place This Week at Feinstein's/54 Be Photo A 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & More to Take Place This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Sheryl Lee Ralph Videos

Photos & Video: Mayor-Elect Eric Adams & More Attend THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN VideoPhotos & Video: Mayor-Elect Eric Adams & More Attend THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 24, 2021

Mayor-Elect Eric Adams attended last night’s performance of Thoughts of a Colored Man, his first Broadway play in his new position. After the show, which was attended by Mary J. Blige, Broadway’s own Sheryl Lee Ralph and her husband PA. State Senator Vincent Hughes and Tasha Smith, Mr. Adams praised Keenan Scott II’s play as “historic”.

VIDEO: Broadway Legend Sheryl Lee Ralph Performs a Special Holiday Mash Up on Today's VideoVIDEO: Broadway Legend Sheryl Lee Ralph Performs a Special Holiday Mash Up on Today's TAMRON HALL
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2020

The legendary actress and original dreamgirl Sheryl Lee Ralph stops by to perform a melody of Christmas songs.

VIDEO: CBS Shares Behind The Scenes Clip From New Comedy FAM, Starring Nina Dobrev &  VideoVIDEO: CBS Shares Behind The Scenes Clip From New Comedy FAM, Starring Nina Dobrev & Tone Bell
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2018

Go behind the scenes of the new sitcom Fam, with insights from stars Nina Dobrev (Clem), Tone Bell (Nick), Odessa Adlon (Shannon), Gary Cole (Freddy), and Executive Producer Corinne Kingsbury. Watch the series premiere of Fam on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 9:30/8:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

VIDEO: Watch Promo For Upcoming All New CLAWS VideoVIDEO: Watch Promo For Upcoming All New CLAWS
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2018

VIDEO: Watch Promo For Upcoming All New CLAWS

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Season 2 of Tig Notaro Comedy ONE MISSISSIPPI VideoVIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Season 2 of Tig Notaro Comedy ONE MISSISSIPPI
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 28, 2017

Below, check out the official trailer for Season 2 of Amazon's ONE MISSISSIPPI. Starring Tig Notaro, the comedy returns to Amazon on Friday, September 8. Seasons One is currently available on Amazon Prime Video

VIDEO: First Look - Season 2 of Tig Noaro's Amazon Comedy ONE MISSISSIPPI VideoVIDEO: First Look - Season 2 of Tig Noaro's Amazon Comedy ONE MISSISSIPPI
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 25, 2017

The Tig Notaro-led comedy ONE MISSISSIPPI returns Friday, September 8 on Amazon Prime Video. Check out the just-released teaser for the new season below!

VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2017

Legendary DREAMGIRL Sheryl Lee Ralph stopped by this week's WENDY WILLIAMS to talk about starring in the hit Broadway musical, WICKED.

BWW TV: First Look at The Actors Fund's 20th Anniversary Tony Awards Viewing Party in Los Angeles
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2016

The stars were out in force to celebrate Broadway's Biggest Night at The Actors Fund's 20th Anniversary Tony Awards Viewing Party, held Sunday night at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. The benefit raised over $200,000.  Check out a behind the scenes look below with Michael Sterling!

STAGE TUBE: Sheryl Lee Ralph and Loretta Devine Talk 35th Anniversary of DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2016

Sheryl Lee Ralph and Loretta Devine talk about the 35th Anniversary of DREAMGIRLS at the Ford Theatre, July 10th at 8pm.  Watch the video posted on their Facebook page below!

STAGE TUBE: Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliday and Sheryl Lee Ralph Grab Breakfast, Talk 'UNDER THE STARS' Concert
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2016

Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliady and Sheryl Lee Ralph grabbed breakfast and chatted on Facebook Live about their upcoming concert in Los Angeles. Check out what they had to say in the video below!


Sheryl Lee Ralph Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sheryl Lee Ralph been in?
Sheryl Lee Ralph has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Sheryl Lee Ralph been in?
Sheryl Lee Ralph has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Sheryl Lee Ralph been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 4322 and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Dreamgirls .