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Sheryl Lee Ralph

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Voice Actor, Creative Director
Original DREAMGIRL, Sheryl Lee Ralph is an acclaimed veteran of film, television and the Broadway stage.

Her award winning body of work includes creating and originating the role of Deena Jones on Broadway in the landmark musical Dreamgirls, which earned her both a Tony and Drama Desk Award Nomination for Best Actress. After Dreamgirls, Ms. Ralph turned her attention to music, television and film. She scored a top-ten selling dance hit in the mid-eighties with the infectious anthem In the Evening andagain in the nineties with her remake of Here comes the Rain Again.

On television, Sheryl Lee has starred in It's a Living, her own series New Attitude, the George Foreman series George and in the hit comedy Designing Women. She was also voted one of TV's Favorite Moms for her portrayal of step mom Dee on the number-one rated television series Moesha. She broke new ground In the SHOWTIME series, Barbershop, as the popular, post-operative transsexual, Claire. Recently, Sheryl brought a new face to the sufferings of war in the NBC hit series ER.

Her extensive film credits include Sister Act II with Whoopi Goldberg, The Flintstones with Rosie O'Donell, The Mighty Quinn with Denzel Washington, Mistress with Robert De Niro, and Eddie Murphy's Distinguished Gentleman. Sheryl Lee's performance with Danny Glover in To Sleep with Anger won her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress.

As a voice actress, Sheryl has been the voice of campaigns for Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Johnson & Johnson to name a few.
Smooth, Clear, Punchy, Serious, Fun, Versatile
DIALECTS, Character voices and vocal impressions
American, Jamaican
Senior Female, Young Adult Female, Teenage Girl, Child Female

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At 8:34pm on June 19, 2012, Nehru Venise Harper said…

Greetings Sheryl...I am Nehru ("Nay-Roo")- new to the industry...any advise would be well and thank you for all you do.



At 4:09pm on August 21, 2010, Keith Jarman said…
Hello Sheryl!

My name is Keith.

You have an awesome talent with a unique voice that connects with your messages in your words, sound, and style!! The gift that navigates the essence of our talents that shine through the magic within our niche voice style & sound – begin to evolve deep within our individual characters. The best that you have to give in this industry….has no destination…but is a perfect journey down an endless road of success, for the Best of You!

Stay encouraged, not only for yourself – but continue to be an encouragement for those who get to know and hear your talents today and tomorrow through your gifted voice, style & sound! My niche is TV narrations & commercials, audio books, and documentaries. If you get a minute or two please take a moment to listen to one of my demo tracks! I would greatly appreciate your time and comments.

Good luck and much success with your superb Voice Over Talent!!!

Keith J.
The Urban Knight Rider
At 1:15pm on February 16, 2010, Dan (Daniel Eduardo) Hurst said…
Hi Sheryl!

I know you’ve been a member of Voiceover Universe for some time, but I wanted to introduce one of our groups to you.

I hope you'll check out and join a group called MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT. It's a group dedicated to discussing ways we can market ourselves - what works; what doesn't. You’ll find some very interesting ideas and concepts there! And we would appreciate your input. Click here for the link: MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT!

Thanks for your time! I trust our paths will cross soon!

Best to ya!

dan (daniel eduardo) hurst
At 5:10pm on December 30, 2009, Mike Hudson said…
I’d like to invite you to join a group I’ve started called “Voices of Colors.” There members offer information and advise each other on navigating this business as people of color. Just go to "forum" (up top), then to "groups," then join "Voices of Colors." Looking forward to hearing of your experiences.
Continued success. Great chops.
At 1:15am on September 7, 2009, Benita Whitaker said…
Love video of you with Sam Harris...funny.Best wishes!
At 12:36pm on July 4, 2009, Michael Schoen said…
Hi Sheryl Lee,
Caught your July 4th hit on CNN from New Orleans -- you were great! Love your enthusiasm. Good luck with your new show!
At 5:10pm on February 26, 2009, Joseph Vitaliano Jr. said…
Wow! You are amazing! It's great o see you on this website! Take care...
At 7:23am on February 1, 2009, Charles Mitchell said…
Welcome to the Voice Over Universe, Sheryl....I always loved your style....What a great way to network with our peers in this industry...Best Wishes to you.....
At 8:20am on January 29, 2009, Paul Seidel said…
Sheryl Lee....I must say it's good to see someone I grew up listening to is a fellow VO artist :) I purchased a CD Single of "In The Evening" with remixes years ago, it still brings back memories of the time when I was listening to it - see, songs do evoke emotions :) Paul from Australia.
At 5:17pm on December 15, 2008, Chuck Drake said…
Hi Sheryl Lee..Sayin hello...Wonderful voice and presence...New to VO/U and looking foward to interacting with every one...I`ve been in the music biz 30 + years...getting much involved in the V/O World...Thanks for all you do...Be well and safe...Chuck Drake



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