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Born and raised in the upstate New York town of Rochester, actress Keesha Sharp attended the Boston Conservatory. After graduating, Sharp intended to pursue a career in the theater. She began performing onstage in a Broadway Tour production of Carousel, and made her off-Broadway debut in Living in the Wind, a play written by Michael Bradford. On the stage she performed in Aida, Jitney, Abyssinia and The Producers. Sharp played small guest or recurring roles in programs such as "Welcome to New York" (CBS, 2000-01), and "Third Watch" (NBC, 1999-2005). In 2002 Sharp's television breakthrough came when she was cast in the recurring role of Monica, on the sitcom "Girlfriends" (CW, 2000-2008). During her tenure on "Girlfriends", Sharp also played the role of Sheila on the Chris Rock-created series "Everybody Hates Chris" (UPN, 2005-06, CW, 2006-09). From 2010-2012 Sharp regularly appeared on the TBS sitcom "Are We There Yet"(TBS, from a producing team that included N.W.A alum Ice Cube (TBS, 2010-2013). In 2015 Sharp played the role of Dale Cochran, wife of attorney Johnnie Cochran, in the widely praised FX anthology "The People vs. OJ Simpson" (FX, 2015). In 2016 it was announced that Sharp would be...

Born and raised in the upstate New York town of Rochester, actress Keesha Sharp attended the Boston Conservatory. After graduating, Sharp intended to pursue a career in the theater. She began performing onstage in a Broadway Tour production of Carousel, and made her off-Broadway debut in Living in the Wind, a play written by Michael Bradford. On the stage she performed in Aida, Jitney, Abyssinia and The Producers. Sharp played small guest or recurring roles in programs such as "Welcome to New York" (CBS, 2000-01), and "Third Watch" (NBC, 1999-2005). In 2002 Sharp's television breakthrough came when she was cast in the recurring role of Monica, on the sitcom "Girlfriends" (CW, 2000-2008). During her tenure on "Girlfriends", Sharp also played the role of Sheila on the Chris Rock-created series "Everybody Hates Chris" (UPN, 2005-06, CW, 2006-09). From 2010-2012 Sharp regularly appeared on the TBS sitcom "Are We There Yet"(TBS, from a producing team that included N.W.A alum Ice Cube (TBS, 2010-2013). In 2015 Sharp played the role of Dale Cochran, wife of attorney Johnnie Cochran, in the widely praised FX anthology "The People vs. OJ Simpson" (FX, 2015). In 2016 it was announced that Sharp would be cast as Trish Murtaugh in the Fox series "Lethal Weapon" (2016-)

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Marshall (2017)
2.
 Killer Coach (2016)
4.
 Malibu's Most Wanted (2003) Sister #1
5.
 American Adobo (2002) Debbie
6.
 Pootie Tang (2001)
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2000:
Made TV Debut in "Welcome to New York"
2002:
Cast in "Girlfriends"
2016:
Cast in "Lethal Weapon"

Education

Boston Conservatory: -

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