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Nationality
  
American

Name
  
Shari Headley

Occupation
  
Actress

Role
  
Actress


Years active
  
1983–present

Height
  
1.72 m

Website
  
shariheadley.com

Children
  
Skyler Martin

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Born
  
July 15, 1964 (age 59) (
1964-07-15
)

Known for
  
Lisa McDowell in Coming to AmericaMimi Reed in All My ChildrenJuanita Barnes in 413 Hope St.

Spouse
  
Christopher Martin (m. 1993–1995)

Movies and TV shows
  
Coming to America, Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club, Johnson Family Vacation, All My Children, 413 Hope St

Similar People
  
Christopher Martin, Arsenio Hall, Madge Sinclair, John Amos, James Earl Jones

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Shari Headley (born July 15, 1964) is an American actress and former model. Headley is best known for her role as Lisa McDowell in the 1988 box-office hit romantic comedy film, Coming to America. Headley also has appeared in films The Preacher's Wife (1996) and Johnson Family Vacation (2004). On television, Headley starred as Det. Mimi Reed in the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children on regular basic from 1991 to 1994. As lead actress, she starred in the Fox short-lived drama series, 413 Hope St. (1997-1998), for which she received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nomination. In 2014, Headley began starring as villainous Jennifer Sallison in the Oprah Winfrey Network primetime soap opera, The Haves and the Have Nots.

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Early life and career

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Born in Queens, New York, Headley was the youngest of four children. Headley is part-Trinidadian descent. Headley began her career as a model, appearing in magazines such as Glamour and Mademoiselle.

Career

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Headley made her acting debut appearing in an episode of NBC sitcom The Cosby Show in 1985. Headley later has appeared on Miami Vice, Quantum Leap, and Matlock. In 1988, she was cast in the female leading role opposite Eddie Murphy in the romantic comedy film, Coming to America. The film was a box-office success grossing worldwide total of $288,752,301. The following year, Headley had starring role alongside Louis Gossett, Jr. in the short-lived ABC drama series, Gideon Oliver. Later that year, she co-starred in the Kojak television film series. In 1991, Headley joined the cast of ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children playing police officer Mimi Reed. At the 25th NAACP Image Awards, she received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series nomination, but lost award to Victoria Rowell. She was regular on All My Children from 1991 to 1994, and returned to series in 1995 and 2005. After leaving the soap, she guest-starred on New York Undercover, Walker, Texas Ranger, and Cosby. In 1996, she had supporting role in the comedy-drama film The Preacher's Wife directed by Penny Marshall. In 1997, Headley has landed a leading role in the short-lived FOX drama series, 413 Hope St. alongside Richard Roundtree. The series was cancelled after only ten episodes, but Headley received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nomination for her performance.

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In early 2000s, Headley returned to daytime television playing the recurring roles on Guiding Light (2001-2002) and The Bold and the Beautiful (2004-2005). In 2004, she played Mack Johnson's (portrayed by Steve Harvey) wife Jacqueline in the comedy film, Johnson Family Vacation. In 2007, she appeared in the comedy-drama film Towelhead. She also had guest starring roles on Veronica Mars, House, Castle, and Switched at Birth. In 2014, she joined the cast of Oprah Winfrey Network primetime soap opera, The Haves and the Have Nots created by Tyler Perry, playing District Attorney Jennifer Sallison. She was promoted to series regular as of fourth season.

Personal life

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Headley was married to actor/entertainer Christopher Martin, better known as "Play" from the hip-hop duo Kid N' Play from May 1993 until they divorced in June 1995. In April 1994, Headley gave birth to their son, Skyler Martin.

Music videos

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  • Johnny Gill: "Half Crazy" (1985)
  • Jonathan Butler: "Sarah Sarah" (1988)
  • Blackstreet: "Before I Let You Go" (1994)
  • Will Smith: "Wild Wild West" (1999)

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    Filmography

    Actress
    2021
    Coming 2 America as
    Lisa
    2019
    On Becoming a God in Central Florida (TV Series) as
    Harmony
    - Go Getters Gonna Go Getcha (2019) - Harmony
    - Wham Bam Thank You FAM (2019) - Harmony
    - Birthday Party (2019) - Harmony
    - Many Masters (2019) - Harmony
    2019
    Star (TV Series) as
    Houston Connelly
    - Toxic (2019) - Houston Connelly
    - When Stars Fall (2019) - Houston Connelly
    2019
    Three's Complicated (TV Movie) as
    Imani
    2018
    Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween as
    Mrs. Carter
    2014
    The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series) as
    D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - An Accident (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Heart of a Man (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Making Millions (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Immunity (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - An Evil Soul (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Right Medicine (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Paid in Full (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Waters Run Deep (2016) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - When the Chickens Come Home (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Sheep's Clothing (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - A Home for Q (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - In Memoriam (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - 2 Funerals (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Unglued (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Oscar (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - A Talk with Jim (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - April 7, 1979 (2015) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Norman Hewens (2014) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Something's Wrong with Amanda (2014) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Sarandon Hotel (2014) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Confession (2014) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - You'll Be Sorry (2014) - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Silk Handkerchief - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Fugitive - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Back in Business - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - I Am a Wolf - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - A Tragic Assumption - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - The Apple Tree - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Giving Candy to a Baby - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Beg for What You Need - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Unexpected Visitors - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - A Front Row Seat - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - 48 Hours - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - My Friend Maggie - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - I Choose My Son - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Criminology 101 - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    - Promises Kept - D.A. Jennifer Sallison
    2015
    I Really Hate My Ex as
    Wendy
    2015
    Switched at Birth (TV Series) as
    Gwendolyn Berdick
    - Art Like Love Is Dedication (2015) - Gwendolyn Berdick
    - I Lock the Door Upon Myself (2015) - Gwendolyn Berdick
    2014
    The Congregation as
    Maple
    2014
    Love That Girl! (TV Series) as
    Maxine
    - Gullible Is as Gullible Does (2014) - Maxine
    2013
    Act Like You Love Me as
    Tianna
    2010
    10 Things I Hate About You (TV Series) as
    Marcheline
    - The Winner Takes It All (2010) - Marcheline
    2009
    Castle (TV Series) as
    Nicole Cameron
    - Love Me Dead (2009) - Nicole Cameron
    2008
    Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club (Video) as
    Alexis
    2007
    Towelhead as
    Mrs. Bradley
    1991
    All My Children (TV Series) as
    Officer Mimi Reed Frye
    2005
    House M.D. (TV Series) as
    Dr. Arlene Marks
    - Kids (2005) - Dr. Arlene Marks
    2004
    The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) as
    Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4494 (2005) - Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4493 (2005) - Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4478 (2005) - Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4477 (2005) - Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4458 (2004) - Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4457 (2004) - Heather Engle
    - Episode #1.4456 (2004) - Heather Engle
    2005
    Veronica Mars (TV Series) as
    Vanessa Hamilton
    - Lord of the Bling (2005) - Vanessa Hamilton
    2004
    One on One (TV Series) as
    Pamela
    - Sleepless in Baltimore (2004) - Pamela
    2004
    Johnson Family Vacation as
    Jacqueline
    2003
    Half & Half (TV Series) as
    Barbara
    - The Big Bitter Shower Episode (2003) - Barbara
    2001
    Guiding Light (TV Series) as
    Felicia Boudreaux
    1999
    Will Smith: Wild Wild West (Music Video short) as
    Shari Headley
    1999
    The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) as
    Dawn
    - Three on a Couch (1999) - Dawn
    - Crazy 4 U (1999) - Dawn
    1998
    For Your Love (TV Series) as
    Maya
    - The Sister Act (1998) - Maya
    1998
    Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series) as
    Veronica
    - Twisted Sisters (1998) - Veronica
    1998
    Getting Personal (TV Series) as
    Fake Robyn
    - Bring in 'Da Milo, Bring in 'Da Robyn (1998) - Fake Robyn
    1998
    Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) as
    Barbara
    - Smooth Sailing (1998) - Barbara
    1997
    413 Hope St. (TV Series) as
    Juanita Barnes
    - Falling (1998) - Juanita Barnes
    - Thanksgiving (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Lost Boys and Gothic Girls (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Quentin Goes Home (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Hate Crimes (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Heartbeat (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Redemption (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - A Better Place (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Fatherhood (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    - Pilot (1997) - Juanita Barnes
    1997
    A Woman Like That
    1996
    The Preacher's Wife as
    Arlene Chattan
    1996
    Cosby (TV Series) as
    Nude Model
    - No Nudes Is Good Nudes (1996) - Nude Model
    1996
    Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) as
    Vanessa St. John
    - Behind the Badge (1996) - Vanessa St. John
    1995
    New York Undercover (TV Series) as
    Leanne
    - Brotherhood (1995) - Leanne
    1990
    Matlock (TV Series) as
    Model Carla Royce
    - The Cover Girl (1990) - Model Carla Royce
    1990
    Kojak: None So Blind (TV Movie) as
    Trish
    1990
    Quantum Leap (TV Series) as
    Violet Walters
    - Pool Hall Blues - September 4, 1954 (1990) - Violet Walters
    1989
    Kojak: Ariana (TV Movie) as
    Trish Van Hogan
    1989
    Gideon Oliver (TV Series) as
    Zina Oliver
    - By the Waters of Babylon (1989) - Zina Oliver
    - Tongs (1989) - Zina Oliver
    - Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (1989) - Zina Oliver
    1988
    Coming to America as
    Lisa McDowell
    1987
    The Pick-up Artist as
    Girl painter with ladder (uncredited)
    1986
    Miami Vice (TV Series) as
    Cindy
    - French Twist (1986) - Cindy
    1985
    The Cosby Show (TV Series) as
    Mrs. Dubois
    - Denise's Friend (1985) - Mrs. Dubois
    Soundtrack
    2021
    Coming 2 America (performer: "The Humpty Dance")
    Self
    2016
    Steve Harvey (TV Series) as
    Self
    - It's the "Coming to America" - Themed Halloween Show (2016) - Self
    2014
    Exhale (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Childhood Health and Wellness (2014) - Self
    2012
    Celebrity Ghost Stories (TV Series documentary) as
    Self
    - Tyler Blackburn/Lainie Kazan/Shari Headley (2012) - Self
    2012
    L.A. Hair (TV Series) as
    Self
    - First Cut Is the Deepest (2012) - Self
    2005
    The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) as
    Self
    1998
    29th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) as
    Self
    1997
    3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards (TV Special) as
    Self
    1997
    The 11th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) as
    Self
    1997
    Soul Train (TV Series) as
    Self - Guest Host
    - Mint Condition/Erykah Badu/Quad City DJ's (1997) - Self - Guest Host
    1993
    The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) as
    Self - Presenter
    1990
    Paris Is Burning (Documentary) as
    Self (uncredited)
    1988
    The New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) as
    Self - Panelist
    - Episode #3.6 (1988) - Self - Panelist
    Archive Footage
    2021
    The Movies That Made Us (TV Series documentary) as
    Self - Actor, 'Lisa McDowell'
    - Coming to America (2021) - Self - Actor, 'Lisa McDowell'
    2020
    Entertainment Tonight (TV Series) as
    Self
    - ET's Blockbuster Movie Preview Blowout! (2020) - Self
    2004
    Daytime's Greatest Weddings (Video documentary) as
    Mimi Reed Frye
    1993
    Matlock (TV Series) as
    Carla Royce
    - The Revenge (1993) - Carla Royce (uncredited)

    References

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