Sherilyn Fenn Biography

Birthday: 1965-02-01
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan USA
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Wiki Biography: Her childhood was filled with change. Sheryl Ann (later "Sherilyn") was the youngest of 3 kids. She and her two older brothers were raised by their musician mom, Arlene Quatro, who moved the family around Michigan. She and her mom went to L.A. when Sherilyn was 17. Within a couple of years, Sherilyn was working in TV and film, with multiple projects every year since 1984. Sherilyn, the petite (5' 4") beauty, had a small but memorable part in the gender-bender flick Just One of the Guys (1985). Her biggest claim to fame would come in 1990, when she got the prize role of Audrey in "Twin Peaks" (1990) after reading for all the female leads. Sherilyn made a memorable impression as the cherry stem-twisting siren. This was her breakout role; even now she says of her "Twin Peaks" (1990) experience: "It still makes me feel kind of proud and special to be part of something like that". Her most over-the-top movie role was as the armless, legless star of Boxing Helena (1993) (a role which Kim Basinger backed out of). Back on TV, Sherilyn plays the juicy part of Billie Frank, a former soap actress confronting alcohol and other demons in "Rude Awakening" (1998) on Showtime. A frequent visitor on the set is her son, Myles. On the set, Sherilyn is noted for having a quirky sense of humor and a joie de vivre. Off-screen, Sherilyn is proud of the friendship she has maintained with her ex-hubby Toulouse Holliday, a musician and film technician. Sherilyn lives with her son, Myles, and two cats: Ophelia and Redmond. Sherilyn practices meditative kundalini yoga, and every room in her house has féng shui elements-- crystals in one corner, water in another. Sherilyn enjoys biking, swimming and cooking, and of course being a mom: "After I had my son, I found life much funnier and brighter".

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Rude Awakening Billie Frank 1989 Comedy
Twin Peaks Audrey Horne 1990 Crime
Spring Awakening 1994 Drama
Slave of Dreams Zulaikha 1995 - 1995
Ruby Sheryl Ann DuJean / Candy Cane 1997 - 2000
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning Lulu Hogg 2007 Action
Stadsdokter, De Mrs. Calderon 2011 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Just One of the Guys Sandy 1985 Comedy, Romance
Out of Control Katie 1985 Action, Drama
Zombie High 1987
Crime Zone Helen 1988
Two Moon Junction April 1988 Drama, Romance
True Blood Jennifer Scott 1989 0
Wild at Heart Girl in Accident 1990 Crime, Romance, Thriller
Backstreet Dreams 1990 Drama
Ruby Candy Cane 1992
Of Mice and Men Curley's Wife 1992
Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel Bridget 'Bridey' DeSoto 1992 Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Fatal Instinct Laura Lincolnberry 1993 0, Comedy
Three of Hearts Ellen Armstrong 1993 Comedy, Romance
Boxing Helena Helena 1993 Drama, Mystery, Romance
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story Elizabeth Taylor 1995 Drama
Slave of Dreams Zulaikha 1995 Drama
Lovelife Molly 1997
Just Write Amanda Clark 1998 Comedy, Romance
The Shadow Men Dez Wilson 1998 Action, Thriller
Outside Ozona 1998 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cement Lyndel 1999
Darkness Falls Sally Driscoll 1999 Drama, Thriller
Dream Warrior Sterling 2003 Action
Swindle Sophie Zenn 2004 Action, Crime, Thriller
The United States of Leland Mrs. Calderon 2005 Crime, Drama, Romance
Whitepaddy Karen Greenly 2006 Drama
Novel Romance Liza Normane Stewart 2006 Comedy
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning Lulu Hogg 2007 0
Treasure Raiders Lena 2007 0, 0, Game Show
Fist of the Warrior Katie Barnes 2007 Action, Crime, Drama
The Scenesters A.D.A. Barbara Dietrichson 2009 0, Game Show
Cavedweller M.T. 2011 Drama, Music
Raze Elizabeth 2013 Action, Horror
The Brittany Murphy Story Sharon Murphy 2014 Biography, Drama
Something About Her Charlene 2015 Drama
Unnatural Dr. Hannah Lindval 2015 Action, Horror, Thriller