Sharon Leal

  • Birth Place: Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • Profession: Actor, singer. director
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  • Mother is Filipino; father is African-American.
  • Moved to the Philippines with her parents after she was born and lived there until she was 6 years old.
  • Studied voice with Seth Riggs, Michael Jackson's voice coach. 
  • Had her big break playing Dahlia Crede in the soap Guiding Light.
  • Performed on Broadway in Miss Saigon and Rent.
  • Showcased her singing talent in an episode of Boston Public, performing a Christmas song.
  • Won the 2008 Asian Excellence Award for Outstanding Film Actress for her performance in the 2007 feature This Christmas.
  • Attended a cheerleading convention to research her role on the CW's Hellcats.


  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Jesse — Father
  • Bev Land — Husband
  • Elmer Manankil — Stepfather
  • Angelita — Mother
  • Kristina Manankil — Half Sister
  • Kai Miles — Son


  • Diablo Valley Junior College, Pleasant Hill, California, United States

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