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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Highest Rated:   88% The Mighty Quinn (1989)
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Birthplace:   Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Though primarily a star of Broadway musicals, Sheryl Lee Ralph actually launched her career in the Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby feature film A Piece of the Action (1977). The beautiful African-American singer/dancer made her Great White Way debut in the musical Reggae (1980). On stage, Ralph is most famous for her Tony-nominated portrayal of Deena Jones in the popular show Dreamgirls (1981). In 1978, Ralph made her television debut on The Kroft Komedy Hour. She has subsequently co-starred in a few series, including NBC's short-lived Foxfire (1985) and ABC's New Attitude (1990). Fans of the sitcom Designing Women will recognize Ralph for her over-the-top portrayal of Meschach Taylor's ex-Vegas showgirl wife Etienne Toussiant Bouvier. Her other films include The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) and Bogus (1996).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Christmas In Compton
  • Abuta
2012
No Score Yet Blessed and Cursed
  • Executive Producer
  • Lady Wright
2010
No Score Yet Standing N Truth: Breaking the Silence
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Angels Can't Help But Laugh
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet The Jennie Project
  • Dr. Pamela Prentiss
2001
No Score Yet Lost In The Pershing Point Hotel
  • Actor
2000
46% Deterrence
  • Gayle
2000
No Score Yet Hook'd Up
  • Chantal
1999
No Score Yet Easter Story Keepers
  • Actor
1997
40% Bogus
  • Ruth Clark
1996
No Score Yet Lover's Knot
  • Charlotte
1996
24% White Man's Burden
  • Roberta
1995
No Score Yet Witch Hunt
  • Hypolita Kropotkin
1994
21% The Flintstones
  • Mrs. Pyrite
1994
7% Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
  • Florence Watson
1993
13% The Distinguished Gentleman
  • Miss Loretta
1992
No Score Yet The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw
  • Miss Rosalee
1991
69% Mistress
  • Beverly
1991
84% To Sleep With Anger
  • Linda
1990
36% Skin Deep
  • Receptionist
1989
88% The Mighty Quinn
  • Lola
1989
44% Oliver & Company
  • Rita
1988
No Score Yet A Piece of the Action
  • Barbara Hanley
1977

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
26% MacGyver
2016
  • Mama Colton
  • 2017
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
  • Hayden Montgomery
  • 2016
No Score Yet 2 Broke Girls
2011
  • Deke's Mom
  • 2014
No Score Yet RuPaul's Drag Race
2009
  • Judge
  • 2014
77% Ray Donovan
2013
  • Claudette
  • 2013
68% Smash
2012-2013
  • Cynthia
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2013
  • 2011
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Mrs. Gallant
  • 2006
No Score Yet Wonder Woman (1976)
1975-1979
  • Bobbie
  • 1979

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