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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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Colin Donnell & S. Epatha Merkerson: What's Ahead On 'Chicago Med'?
02:43 — At TCAs, Colin Donnell & S. Epatha Merkerson discuss a future four-way crossover episode and what lies ahead for their characters on "Chicago Med."
Lives in the Balance
03:52 — Dr. Rhodes opens up about his father - but a crisis call soon shatters the quiet moment, and he and Dr. Halstead fight against the clock to save a wom (more…)
The Most Important Thing
05:02 — A heartbreaking case. A devastating diagnosis. When Sarah faces the toughest test of her young career, Dr. Charles is there to guide her every step of (more…)
A Crashing Start
02:01 — Sharing baby pictures... flirty banter between doctors... it began as a routine shift, but a multi-victim car crash is about to push Med to the limits (more…)

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A police-department cover-up stymies the prosecution of a 30-year-old murder case involving a college protester and a security guard (Michael Higgins). Kushner: Roy Thinnes. Walder: Robert Hogan. Latham: Cynthia Hayden. McCoy: Sam Waterston.

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Law & OrderEverybody's Favorite Bagman(Season 1, Episode 6) SUND

The mugging of a councilman leads Greevey and Logan to arrest a mobster (Paul Guilfoyle), whom Stone and Robinette later use to trap corrupt officials. Cosmatos: Trey Wilson. Wentworth: Roy Thinnes. Conti: Dick Latessa. Greevey: George Dzundza. Logan: Chri (more…)

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Law & OrderBy Hooker, by Crook(Season 1, Episode 7) SUND

Greevey and Logan's investigation of a family man found unconscious in Central Park leads to the prosecution of a socialite (Patricia Clarkson) who runs "a catering business." Jolene: Jenny Robertson. Auclair: Addison Powell. Greevey: George Dzundza.

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

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

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

Nick Gehlfuss teases Tuesday's episode

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Exclusive Chicago Med Sneak Peek: Can Dr. Rhodes Save an Abandoned Newborn?

Get a first look at next week's episode

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Exclusive Video: Dick Wolf Gives Us a Sneak Peek of Chicago Med

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

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