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Shari Headley

Biography

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
1 Worked with Clarence Gilyard Jr. in episodes of both series: Matlock (1986) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993).
2 Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Skyler Martin in April 1994. Child's father is her ex-husband, Christopher Martin.
3 Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in a Daytime Drama 1992.
4 Won 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 Nots 2014-2016 TV Series D.A. Jennifer Sallison
I Really Hate My Ex 2015 Wendy
Switched at Birth 2015 TV Series Gwendolyn Berdick
The Congregation 2014 Maple
Love That Girl! 2014 TV Series Maxine
Act Like You Love Me 2013 Tianna
10 Things I Hate About You 2010 TV Series Marcheline
Castle 2009 TV Series Nicole Cameron
Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club 2008 Video Alexis
Towelhead 2007 Mrs. Bradley
All My Children 1991-2005 TV Series Officer Mimi Reed Frye / Det. Mimi Reed Frye
House M.D. 2005 TV Series Dr. Arlene Marks
The Bold and the Beautiful 2004-2005 TV Series Heather Engle
Veronica Mars 2005 TV Series Vanessa Hamilton
One on One 2004 TV Series Pamela
Johnson Family Vacation 2004 Jacqueline
Half & Half 2003 TV Series Barbara
Guiding Light 2001-2002 TV Series Felicia Boudreaux
The Wayans Bros. 1999 TV Series Dawn
For Your Love 1998 TV Series Maya
Malcolm & Eddie 1998 TV Series Veronica
Getting Personal 1998 TV Series Fake Robyn
Love Boat: The Next Wave 1998 TV Series Barbara
413 Hope St. 1997-1998 TV Series Juanita Barnes
A Woman Like That 1997
The Preacher's Wife 1996 Arlene Chattan
Cosby 1996 TV Series Nude Model
Walker, Texas Ranger 1996 TV Series Vanessa St. John
New York Undercover 1995 TV Series Leanne
Matlock 1990 TV Series Model Carla Royce
Kojak: None So Blind 1990 TV Movie Trish
Quantum Leap 1990 TV Series Violet Walters
Kojak: Ariana 1989 TV Movie Trish Van Hogan
Gideon Oliver 1989 TV Series Zina Oliver
Coming to America 1988 Lisa McDowell
Miami Vice 1986 TV Series Cindy
The Cosby Show 1985 TV Series Mrs. Dubois

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steve Harvey 2016 TV Series Herself
Exhale 2014 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2012 TV Series documentary Herself
L.A. Hair 2012 TV Series Herself
The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1997 TV Special Herself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Children's Special
Paris Is Burning 1990 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
The New Hollywood Squares 1988 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Daytime's Greatest Weddings 2004 Video documentary Mimi Reed Frye
Matlock 1993 TV Series Carla Royce

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 413 Hope St. (1997)


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