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S. Epatha Merkerson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. S. Epatha Merkerson (born Sharon Epatha Merkerson; November 28, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has won a Golden Globe, Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Obie Award and four NAACP Image Awards. She has also received two Tony Award nominations. She is best known for her role as NYPD Lieutenant Anita Van Buren (1993–2010) on the long-running NBC police procedural drama series Law & Order. She appeared in 390 episodes of the series, more than any other cast member. Description above from the Wikipedia article S. Epatha Merkerson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 28, 1952 In Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
47
First Appeared:
In the movie Sexual Healing
Latest Project:
Movie You Can Go 2016-09-29
Known For
Poster of You Can Go
Poster of The Gabby Douglas Story
Poster of Girl, Positive
Poster of Radio
Filmography
Movie Sexual Healing Alberta Gay 2022
Movie You Can Go Mrs. Bryant 2016-09-29
Movie Year by the Sea Liz 2016-04-16
Series Chicago Med Sharon Goodwin 2015-11-17
Movie The Challenger Jada 2015-09-11
Movie The Gabby Douglas Story Miss Caroline 2014-02-01
Movie Peeples Daphne Peeples 2013-05-09
Movie Lincoln Lydia Smith 2012-11-09
Series Chicago Fire Sharon Goodwin 2012-10-10
Movie We Heard the Bells: The Influenza of 1918 Narrator (voice) 2010-01-15
Movie Mother and Child Ada 2009-11-07
Movie The Six Wives of Henry Lefay Effa 2009-01-01
Movie Girl, Positive Ariel Winters 2007-06-25
Movie Slipstream Bonnie 2007-02-10
Movie Black Snake Moan Angela 2006-12-31
Movie The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Berniece (segment "The Piano Lesson") 2006-05-02
Series Rachael Ray Herself 2006-09-18
Movie Lackawanna Blues Rachel "Nanny" Crosby 2005-02-12
Series Law & Order: Trial by Jury Anita Van Buren 2005-03-03
Series The Closer Dr. Rebecca Dioli 2005-06-13
Movie Jersey Girl Doctor #1 2004-03-25
Movie Radio Maggie 2003-10-24
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie The Rising Place Lessie Watson 2001-02-01
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Anita Van Buren 2001-09-30
Movie Random Hearts Nea 1999-10-08
Movie Paul Robeson: Here I Stand Eslanda Robeson (voice) 1999-02-24
Movie Exiled Lieutenant Anita Van Buren 1998-11-08
Movie An Unexpected Life Beverly Hawkins 1998-06-24
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Breaking Through Barbara 1996-12-30
Movie A Mother's Prayer Ruby 1995-05-25
Movie A Place for Annie Alice 1994-05-01
Series Frasier Dr. McCaskill 1993-09-16
Series Here and Now Claudia St. Marth 1992-09-19
Series Mann & Machine Capt. Margaret Claghorn 1992-04-05
Movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day Tarissa Dyson 1991-07-03
Movie Jacob's Ladder Elsa 1990-11-02
Movie Loose Cannons Rachel 1990-02-09
Movie Navy Seals Jolena 1990-07-20
Series Law & Order Anita Van Buren 1990-09-13
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Herself 1988-09-05
Movie Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse Reba 1988-12-25
Series Pee-wee's Playhouse Unknown 1986-09-13
Movie She's Gotta Have It Doctor Jamison 1986-08-08
Series The Cosby Show Book Club Member #5 1984-09-20
Series Today Herself 1952-01-14