Sherilyn Fenn

Sherilyn Fenn

Born Feb 1, 1965

Sherilyn Fenn is an American actress. She came to international attention for her performance as Audrey Horne on the 1990 cult TV series Twin Peaks. She is also known for her roles in Of Mice and Men, Ruby, Boxing Helena, Rude Awakening, and Two Moon Junction and for portraying actress Elizabeth Taylor in Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sherilyn Fenn.


1965 Birth Fenn was born Sheryl Ann Fenn on February 1, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan. … Read More


She had a part in the 1985 cult teen-comedy Just One of the Guys in which she tries to seduce a teenaged girl disguised as a boy, played by Joyce Hyser.
1987 22 Years Old In 1987, she joined Depp in a season-one episode of 21 Jump Street called "Blindsided." … Read More
…  The series ran from 1990 to 1991, and the character of Audrey was one of the most popular with fans, in particular for her unrequited love for FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (played by Kyle MacLachlan) and her style from the 1950s (with her saddle shoes, plaid skirts, and tight sweaters). … Read More
1991 26 Years Old 1 More Event
She posed for photographer Steven Meisel for the autumn-winter 1991–1992 Dolce & Gabbana campaign, for which he photographed her as a classical Hollywood femme fatale. … Read More
1993 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Fenn landed her first starring role, as an engaged heiress to an old Southern family who falls for carnival worker Richard Tyson, in Zalman King's erotic drama film Two Moon Junction, after which she told Banner, when interviewed for Premiere UK, that she wanted to hide for a year. "I was so embarrassed about how it turned out that I went into a cocoon for a year afterwards," Jessica Sully, writing for the Australian publication Movie Magazine, quoted her as saying in "Everybody's Mad about Sherilyn Fenn," which was published in its January 1993 edition.


Fenn afterward portrayed Potiphar's wife Zulaikha in Showtime's 1995 Biblical TV movie Slave of Dreams opposite Adrian Pasdar and Edward James Olmos.
1996 31 Years Old She then began to alternate TV movies and independent films. In 1996, she joined the ensemble cast in the romantic comedy Lovelife as a waitress who attempts to become a writer and has to rebuild her life.
Fenn also appeared in the 1997 romantic comedy Just Write, along with Jeremy Piven, as the dream actress of a Hollywood tour bus driver, who mistakes him for a famous screenwriter. … Read More
1998 33 Years Old 1 More Event
She subsequently starred alongside Jon Tenney in the pilot for a remake of ABC's Love, American Style, for the 1998–1999 television season. … Read More
1999 34 Years Old In 1999, she reteamed with Chris Penn and Adrian Pasdar for Pasdar's art-house directorial debut, the neo-noir Cement, a contemporary retelling of Othello in which she played a tempting but imprudent wife of jealous corrupt cop Penn. "I play a character who's selfish and sloppy with her sexual energy. … Read More
She also reteamed with actor/director Bruce Davison for his 2001 family comedy, Showtime's Off Season alongside Rory Culkin, Hume Cronyn, and Adam Arkin. … Read More
2002 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, Fenn was one of several former Twin Peaks stars, such as Dana Ashbrook and Mädchen Amick, to have a recurring role on The WB's Dawson's Creek. … Read More
2003 38 Years Old In 2003, Fenn appeared on The WB's Gilmore Girls as Sasha, the girlfriend of Jess Mariano's estranged father (played by Rob Estes) in the season-three episode "Here Comes the Son", which was the back-door pilot for a California-set spin-off titled Windward Circle, that was to have starred Milo Ventimiglia, Estes, and Fenn. … Read More
In 2004, Fenn joined former co-star Mark Harmon in an episode of NCIS, as an amnesiac woman.


2005 40 Years Old In 2005, Fenn made a notable appearance on The 4400, playing Jean DeLynn Baker, a 4400 who has the ability to grow toxin-emitting spores on her hands. … Read More
In 2006, Fenn reteamed with Amy Sherman-Palladino and reappeared in the sixth and seventh seasons of Gilmore Girls as Anna Nardini, the ex-girlfriend of Luke Danes (played by Scott Patterson) and protective mother to his daughter April. … Read More
2007 - 2008 2 More Events
2009 44 Years Old In July 2009, Fenn made a guest appearance on In Plain Sight as a lesbian counterfeiter.
2010 45 Years Old In December 2010, Fenn appeared on Psych with other Twin Peaks actors on the season-five episode "Dual Spires" as sultry librarian Maudette Hornsby. … Read More


2016 51 Years Old In February 2016, she joined the cast of the American version of Shameless.
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