Sharon Lawrence

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Sharon Elizabeth Lawrence
  • Birth Place: Charlotte, NC
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/29/1961, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; singer; dancer
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Sharon Lawrence Fast Facts:
  • Made Broadway debut as an ensemble player in the 1987 revival of Cabaret; in 2002, took over role of Velma in the Broadway revival of Chicago. Additional stage credits include the Nora and Delia Ephron play Love, Loss, and What I Wore (2010).
  • Role as an ADA in NYPD Blue was scheduled to be played by a man; had one line in the 1993 premiere; appeared in 17 of the first season's 22 episodes.
  • Sharon Lawrence Relationships:
  • Tom Lawrence - Father
  • Earlyn Lawrence - Mother
  • Mark Lawrence - Brother
  • Thomas Apostle - Husband
  • Sharon Lawrence Awards:
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (BA in Journalism, 1983)

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