Sheryl Lee Ralph

Born Dec 30, 1956

Sheryl Lee Ralph is an American actress, singer, and activist.

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1956 Birth Born on December 30, 1956.


1982 25 Years Old Ralph began her career on the stage, and was nominated in 1982 for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls.
1984 27 Years Old In 1984, Ralph released her only album In the Evening, in which the title track peaked at #6 on the Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles chart that same year.


1988 31 Years Old In 1988 she starred in the Disney movie Oliver & Company, providing the voice of Rita.
1989 32 Years Old Her first leading role in a film came as Denzel Washington's wife in The Mighty Quinn, released in 1989.
1992 35 Years Old In 1992 she starred with Robert De Niro in the title role in Mistress. … Read More
1993 36 Years Old She also played Florence Watson, the mother of Rita Louise Watson (Lauryn Hill) in the 1993 film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. … Read More


2002 45 Years Old Ralph's 2002 project Baby of the Family concerns a young child who is born with a caul over her head, which enables her to see ghosts and the future. … Read More


2009 52 Years Old On June 16, 2009, it was announced that Ralph would join the cast of the Broadway-bound musical The First Wives Club as Elyse. … Read More
2011 54 Years Old In 2011, Ralph guest-starred in the Young Justice episode "Terrors" as Amanda Waller.
2013 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Ralph appeared in the NBC television show Smash as Cynthia, the mother of Jennifer Hudson's character.
2014 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2014, she appeared on KTLA Los Angeles Morning News as a fill-in Entertainment Reporter.
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