S. Epatha Merkerson

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  • Birth Name: Sharon Epatha Merkerson
  • Birth Place: Saginaw, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/28/1952, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Drop Dead Diva Will End After Sixth Season

Drop Dead Diva's upcoming sixth season will be the show's last, Lifetime announced Thursday.

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Dann Florek Confirms Law & Order: SVU Departure

The SVU squad is losing another longtime member.

Dann Florek, who plays Capt. Cragen, is leaving Law & Order: SVU this season after 15 years.

"Friday was the last day 4 Cragen/Florek. It was a sweet send off! But he'll live on in syndication land 4 evah," Florek tweeted on Monday.

Law & Order: SVU boss on Capt. Cragen's impending retirement

Showrunner Warren Leight first told TVGuide.com about...read more

VIDEO: Rubber Room

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Rubber Room
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Length: 43:10
Aired: 5/24/2010

When Lieutenant Anita Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson) discovers a blog site featuring video of an alarming amount of explosives, Detective Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Detective Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) race against time to find the anonymous blogger before plans to blow up a school are put into action. The Department of Education?s refusal to take the threat seriously and resistance from the teachers? union further complicate the investigation. Fortunately, an administrative assistant at the teachers? union, Alicia (guest star Lindsey Vonn), gives the detectives a tip to lead them in the right direction. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Van Buren struggles to keep her personal issues from becoming public. Also Starring: Sam Waterston (D.A. Jack McCoy), Alana de la Garza (A.D.A. Connie Rubirosa) and Linus Roache (A.D.A. Michael Cutter). watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Peeples Movie, Actor - Daphne Peeples
2012 Find Our Missing TV Show Series, Host
2009 Breath of Hope TV Show Series, Host
2007 Slipstream Movie, Actor - Bonnie
2007 Black Snake Moan Movie, Actor - Angela

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S. Epatha Merkerson Joins CBS Drama Pilot

Law & Order alum S. Epatha Merkerson has joined CBS' untitled medical drama pilot from Susannah Grant, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The project follows a competitive surgeon (Patrick Wilson), whose life is changed forever when his ex-wife (Jennifer Ehle) dies and begins teaching him about life from the hereafter. Merkerson will play Wilson's administrative assistant. read more

Terrence Howard Draws from Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall for Law & Order: Los Angeles

After spending the summer playing Nelson Mandela for the upcoming film Winnie, Terrence Howard just couldn't let go of the South African president-activist so easily. So he found a way to bring Mandela to his newest role, Deputy District Attorney Jonah "Joe" Dekker on Law & Order: Los Angeles.

"The most important part of him was his legal appetite and his appetite for moral rightness. When we finished the movie, I wasn't finished being a lawyer," Howard told reporters on a conference call Tuesday.

Law & Order: Los Angeles' Terrence Howard says character is show's "moral compass"

Added executive producer Rene Balcer: "He did the read-through in Nelson Mandela's voice. That was quite an experience to hear... read more

Mega Buzz: A Grey's Breakup, Housewives' New Neighbor and a Criminal Killer

Every week, senior editors Mickey O'Connor and Adam Bryant satisfy your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Please tell me that Grey's Anatomy promo about Cristina and Owen breaking up is a fake-out. — Angel
ADAM: Sorry, Crowen fans, it's for real. But before you grab your torches and pitchforks, consider that the episode is two hours, which leaves plenty of time for Yang and Hunt to reconsider. After all, both Cristina and Owen will face off with the crazed gunman, and there's nothing like a life-threatening situation to clarify the decision-making process.

What's the plan for Paul Young now that he's moved back on to Desperate Housewives' Wisteria Lane? — Mary Ellen G.
MICKEY:  Forget what you've read about Mark Moses being Nicollette Sheridan's replacement as Fairview's agitator-in-chief. According to executive producer Bob Daily, Moses' Paul Young is not ... read more

S. Epatha Merkerson to Leave Law & Order After 16 Years

After 16 years, S. Epatha Merkerson is leaving Law & Order at the end of this season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

"It's a graceful way to go. It's the... read more

Law & Order Vet Stages Broadway Come Back

S. Epatha Merkerson will return to Broadway in a Manhattan Theatre Club revival of the William Inge drama Come Back, Little Sheba, previewing Jan. 3, 2008, and then opening Jan. 24. Per the AP, Merkerson will star as lonely housewife Lola, a role that in the original 1950 production garnered Shirley Booth a Tony (and then an Oscar, for the film adaptation). read more

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