S. Epatha Merkerson Celebrity Watchlist

S. Epatha Merkerson

Distinctive in both her talent and down-to-earth appearance, Merkerson started out on stage, appearing off-off-Broadway and in regional theater. In the 1980s, she landed her first series-regular TV role, as Reba the mail lady on Pee-wee's Playhouse, and es… (more)

Birth Name: Sharon Epatha Merkerson

Birth Place: Saginaw, MI

Birthday: November 28, 1952, Sagittarius

Profession: Actor

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S. Epatha Merkerson, <em>Chicago Med</em>

Chicago Med's S. Epatha Merkerson Reveals Her Real-Life Health Struggle

As hospital administrator Sharon Goodwin on NBC's Chicago Med, S. Epatha Merkerson deals with her share of fictional medical cases. But in real life, she struggles with a health issue of her own: type 2 diabetes. "I was diagnosed about 13 years ago,"… Read more

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An NBC Sneak Peek: Law & Order
05:06 — As Law & Order enters its historic 20th season, take a look back with the cast and creator Dick Wolf at this remarkable television series.
Golden Globes 2006: Epatha Merkerson Backstage Interview
05:01 — |S. Epatha Merkerson|Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globes After Party: B Roll
01:04 — |S. Epatha Merkerson|Steve Carell|Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globes 2006: S. Epatha Merkerson & Jesse L. Martin Interview
02:16 — |S. Epatha Merkerson|Jesse L. Martin|Golden Globe Awards

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Tue Jun 28 3:00pm
Radio FXM

Inspiring, fact-based portrait of a mentally handicapped man who's befriended by a high-school football coach in 1970s South Carolina. Mike Rich's script is based on a Sports Illustrated profile written by Gary Smith. The real-life "Radio" Kennedy and Coac (more…)

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Tue Jun 28 6:00pm
Law & OrderVaya Con Dios(Season 10, Episode 24) WE

After the death of a man who tried to find who was responsible for the torture-killing of his son in Chile many years ago, McCoy goes after a colonel (Tomas Milian) who's now in a Manhattan hospital. Leon Chiles: Joe Morton. Lt. Orra: Julian Rebolledo. Jud (more…)

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Tue Jun 28 7:00pm
Law & OrderEndurance(Season 11, Episode 1) WE

Dianne Wiest takes over as the DA and a case develops in which McCoy feels that “the penalties are too severe.” Megan: Megan Follows. Peck: Nick Chinlund. Parnell: John Costelloe. Harris: Brian Delate. Judge Schepps: Judith Roberts. Eleanor: Patricia D (more…)

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S. Epatha Merkerson, <em>Chicago Med</em>
Chicago Med Mega Buzz: Is Goodwin Getting a Divorce?

Details on the "personal crisis" she'll face

S. Epatha Merkerson, Colin Donnell
VIDEO: Chicago Med's S. Epatha Merkerson Remembers Her Humble Beginnings on Pee-wee's Playhouse

Plus: Which celebs left her and Colin Donnell starstruck?

Nick Gehlfuss, <em>Chicago Med</em>
Chicago Med Sneak Peek: Halstead Keeps Taking Dangerous Risks

Nick Gehlfuss teases Tuesday's episode

Yaya DaCosta, Colin Donnell, <em>Chicago Med</em>
Exclusive Chicago Med Sneak Peek: Can Dr. Rhodes Save an Abandoned Newborn?

Get a first look at next week's episode

Nick Gelfuss, S. Epatha Merkerson, <em>Chicago Med</em>
Exclusive Video: Dick Wolf Gives Us a Sneak Peek of Chicago Med

Get scoop on his newest spin-off

Brooke Elliott
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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  • Birth Name: Sharon Epatha Merkerson
  • Birth Place: Saginaw, MI
  • Birthday: November 28, 1952, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor

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