Sharon Leal Biography

Birthday: 1972-10-17
Place of Birth: Tucson, Arizona
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: Sharon Leal is a military brat. She was born in Tuscon, Arizona. Sharon then moved with her parents to the Philippines till she was 6 years old. She went to prey-school there. Then her parents packed up to move to the US and settled in Fresno, California. Her mother Angelita (Filipina) is a homemaker. She has a step-father Elmer Manankil. Elmer and Angelita have a daughter together. So, Sharon has a younger sister, Kristina Manankil. How she got started with the desire for performing. At the age of two, Sharon sang into a microphone, and her parents taped her. This later led to acting, which she began doing in community theater productions as a teen. Sharon graduated from 'Roosevelt High School of the Arts' in Fresno. In 1993, she won a vocal scholarship at the 'Santa Cruz Jazz Festival', which enabled her to study with Seth Riggs (Michael Jackson's voice coach). Sharon has also performed in various rap and R&B music videos. She has sung in cabaret productions at B.Smith's, The Violet, and Steve McGraw's, all in New York City, and played teenager Dahlia Creed on the daytime soap opera 'Guiding Light' in the mid-90s. At New York Theatre Workshop: Bright Lights, Big City. Regional credits include Little Shop of Horrors-Arizona Theatre Co., Into the Woods-Theatre works CA and other shows like Ain't Misbehavin, West Side Story, Me and My Girl and Nunsense to name a few. Last performed on Broadway as Mimi in Rent.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Boston Public Marilyn Sudor 2000 - 2005 Comedy
Hellcats Vanessa Lodge 2010 - 2011 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Face the Music Tracie 2006 Comedy, Music
Dreamgirls Michelle Morris 2006 Drama, Music, Musical
This Christmas Kelli Whitfield 2007 Biography, 0
Why Did I Get Married? Diane 2007 0
Soul Men Cleo 2008 0, 0
Linewatch Angela Dixon 2008 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Why Did I Get Married Too? Dianne 2010 Biography, 0
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day Kari Ames 2012 Drama
1982 Shenae Brown 2013 Drama
The Last Letter Cathrine Wright 2013 Thriller
Carry Me Home Vanessa 2014 Drama, Family, Music
Addicted Zoe Reynard 2014 Drama