Fast Facts

  • Roomed with Parker Posey in college.
  • Took a year off in 1992 to travel in Europe.
  • Appeared in a 1997 "Got Milk" ad that stated she was lactose intolerant, but still was able to drink a little milk each day.
  • When she decided to leave ER in the third season of her five-year contract, she had to sign a no-work agreement that stipulated she could not appear on television until the termination of the original contract.
  • During her first hiatus from ER, she taught a script-analysis class and directed several plays at her alma mater.

Awards

  • 1996, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1997, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1994, 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: Winner

Relationships

  • Phoebe Joseph — Daughter
  • Milo Joseph — Son
  • Larry Joseph — Ex-husband

College

  • State University of New York, Purchase, NY (BFA in Theater, 1989)

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  • Birth Name: Sherry Lea Stringfield
  • Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Birthday: June 24, 1967, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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