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Shari Headley

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Most famous on her behalf role mainly because Mimi Reed around the ABC cleaning soap opera Almost all My Children, she actually is also notable on her behalf performance mainly because Lisa McDowell within the 1988 Eddie Murphy film Arriving at America. In 2014, she started starring within the OWN initial cleaning soap opera The Haves as well as the Possess Nots. She 1st appeared on tv inside a 1985 bout of The Cosby Display. A year later on, she performed the part of Cindy inside a Time of year 2 bout of Miami Vice. Between 2004 and 2007, she performed Heather Engle in a number of episodes from the Bold and the stunning. She was raised in Queens, NY. She married hiphop designer Christopher “Play” Martin in 1993 but divorced in 1995. They will have one child, Skyler. In the past due 1990s, she co-starred with Jesse L. Martin within the short-lived Fox series 413 Wish St.

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Full Name Shari Headley
Date Of Birth July 15, 1964
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Height 1.72 m
Profession Soap Opera Actress
Nationality American
Spouse Christopher Martin
Children Skyler Martin
Parents Sarah Headley, Godfrey Headley
Nominations NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Movies Coming to America, Johnson Family Vacation, Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club, Towelhead, I Really Hate My Ex, Kojak: Ariana, Paris Is Burning, Act Like You Love Me, The Con-Gregation, Gideon Oliver: Tongs, A Woman Like That, Gideon Oliver: Sleep Well, Professor Oliver
TV Shows All My Children, 413 Hope St., Gideon Oliver, The Haves and the Have Nots
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Worked with Clarence Gilyard Jr. in episodes of both series: Matlock (1986) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993).
2Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Skyler Martin in April 1994. Child's father is her ex-husband, Christopher Martin.
3Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in a Daytime Drama 1992.
4Won a contract in Ford Model's Faces of The Eighties contest and was signed as a model in 1984.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Haves and the Have Nots2014-2016TV SeriesD.A. Jennifer Sallison
I Really Hate My Ex2015Wendy
Switched at Birth2015TV SeriesGwendolyn Berdick
The Congregation2014Maple
Love That Girl!2014TV SeriesMaxine
Act Like You Love Me2013Tianna
10 Things I Hate About You2010TV SeriesMarcheline
Castle2009TV SeriesNicole Cameron
Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club2008VideoAlexis
Towelhead2007Mrs. Bradley
All My Children1991-2005TV SeriesOfficer Mimi Reed Frye / Det. Mimi Reed Frye
House M.D.2005TV SeriesDr. Arlene Marks
The Bold and the Beautiful2004-2005TV SeriesHeather Engle
Veronica Mars2005TV SeriesVanessa Hamilton
One on One2004TV SeriesPamela
Johnson Family Vacation2004Jacqueline
Half & Half2003TV SeriesBarbara
Guiding Light2001-2002TV SeriesFelicia Boudreaux
The Wayans Bros.1999TV SeriesDawn
For Your Love1998TV SeriesMaya
Malcolm & Eddie1998TV SeriesVeronica
Getting Personal1998TV SeriesFake Robyn
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesBarbara
413 Hope St.1997-1998TV SeriesJuanita Barnes
A Woman Like That1997
The Preacher's Wife1996Arlene Chattan
Cosby1996TV SeriesNude Model
Walker, Texas Ranger1996TV SeriesVanessa St. John
New York Undercover1995TV SeriesLeanne
Matlock1990TV SeriesModel Carla Royce
Kojak: None So Blind1990TV MovieTrish
Quantum Leap1990TV SeriesViolet Walters
Kojak: Ariana1989TV MovieTrish Van Hogan
Gideon Oliver1989TV SeriesZina Oliver
Coming to America1988Lisa McDowell
Miami Vice1986TV SeriesCindy
The Cosby Show1985TV SeriesMrs. Dubois

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHerself
Exhale2014TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2012TV Series documentaryHerself
L.A. Hair2012TV SeriesHerself
The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Children's Special
Paris Is Burning1990DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The New Hollywood Squares1988TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Daytime's Greatest Weddings2004Video documentaryMimi Reed Frye
Matlock1993TV SeriesCarla Royce

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series413 Hope St. (1997)


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