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|Born:||December 30, 1956||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Waterbury, Connecticut, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Named Miss Black Teen-Age New York
Professional acting debut in "A Piece of the Action"
TV debut on "The Krofft Komedy Hour", an unsold pilot
Broadway debut, "Reggae"
Appeared in over 1,200 performances of the Broadway hit, "Dreamgirls" as Deena Jones, the character loosely based on Diana Ross
Recorded album, "In the Evening"
Co-starred in the TV series, "Code Name: Foxfire"
TV series regular as Ginger St. James on "It's a Living"
Co-authored book, produced video, "Sheryl Lee Ralph's Beauty Basics"
First leading role in features, "The Mighty Quinn", opposite Denzel Wazshington
Started own production company, Island Girl Productions
Co-starred as Vicki St James in the series, "New Attitude"
Cast as Vegas showgirl Etienne (named after her child) on the long-running series, "Designing Women"
Played the title character's stepmother on the UPN series, "Moesha"
Made directorial debut with the 12-minute short "Secrets"; also produced and scripted; aired on "Showtime Black Filmmaker Showcase"
Co-starred as a government official in the political thriller "Deterrence"
Returned to Broadway in the role of Muzzy Van Meer n the stage musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
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