Sela Ward

Born Jul 11, 1956

Sela Ann Ward is an American movie and television actress, perhaps best known for her television roles as Teddy Reed on the American TV series Sisters (1991–96) and as Lily Manning on Once and Again (1999–2002). In 2010 she joined the CBS drama CSI: NY, as a series regular, playing Jo Danville.… Read More

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1956 Birth Born on July 11, 1956.


1983 26 Years Old Ward eventually moved to California to pursue acting and landed her first film role in the Burt Reynolds vehicle, The Man Who Loved Women, released in 1983. … Read More
1986 29 Years Old Ward continued to land guest roles in both television and movies throughout the 1980s, most notably opposite Tom Hanks in 1986's Nothing in Common.


1991 34 Years Old In 1991 she was cast as the bohemian alcoholic Teddy Reed on Sisters, for which she received her first Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1994.
1992 35 Years Old On May 23, 1992, Ward married entrepreneur Howard Elliott Sherman. … Read More
1995 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Ward won a CableACE Award for her portrayal of the late television journalist Jessica Savitch in the 1995 TV movie Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story. … Read More


1999 43 Years Old Ward succeeded Candice Bergen as commercial spokesperson for Sprint's long distance telephone service from 1999 until 2002. … Read More
2002 46 Years Old Ward was born in Meridian, Mississippi, to Annie Kate (née Boswell), a housewife who died of ovarian cancer on February 12, 2002, and Granberry Holland "G.H." Ward, Jr., an electrical engineer who died on January 13, 2009. … Read More
2004 48 Years Old In 2004, she played the role of a private investigator in the television movie Suburban Madness. … Read More
2005 49 Years Old In 2005, she began a recurring role in the Fox dramatic series House as Stacy Warner, the hospital's attorney and formidable ex-partner of the protagonist, Dr. Gregory House (played by Hugh Laurie).


2006 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Ward's character was written off the show. … Read More
2010 54 Years Old In July 2010, Ward signed on to star in the police drama CSI: NY, at the start of the seventh season.
2013 57 Years Old Ward remained on the show until the end of the ninth and final season in February 2013.


2016 60 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2016, she played the President of the United States in the science fiction film Independence Day: Resurgence, and will star in the Epix political comedy Graves.
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