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Sheryl Lee Biography

Birth Name:
Sheryl Lynn Lee
Birth Place:
Augsburg, Bavaria, West Germany
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was awarded the Spirit of Sundance Award for her body of work at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995
  • Narrated the audiobook The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer by Jennifer Lynch written from the point of view of her iconic Twin Peaks character
  • Has taught the graduate workshop Directing Actors for Camera at UCLA
  • Revealed, in 2014, that she had been diagnosed with the rare blood disorder neutropenia
  • Is a devoted member of PETA and has boldly campaigned against fur and the mistreatment of animals, notably with her striking Twin Peaks-inspired "I wouldn't be caught dead in fur" ad

Awards

  • 1993Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: nominated

Relationships

  • Jesse Diamond -- Ex-husband
  • Elijah Diamond -- Son