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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.


1973 16 Years Old In 1973, she was crowned Miss Black Teen-age New York. … Read More


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 hit peaked at #6 on the Billboard chart that same year.


1988 31 Years Old In 1988, she starred in the Disney movie Oliver & Company providing the speaking voice of Rita. … Read More
1992 35 Years Old In 1992, she starred as Robert De Niro's mistress in Mistress. … Read More


2000 43 Years Old In June 2000, Ralph sued The National Enquirer for one million dollars over a piece they had written about her and her husband. … 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; enabling her to see ghosts and the future. … Read More
2004 47 Years Old In July 2004, Ralph was inducted as an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority at the 47th National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.


2008 51 Years Old In May 2008, Ralph was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Tougaloo College after giving the commencement address.
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
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