Keesha Sharp

Biography

Date of Birth 9 June 1973, Brooklyn, New York, USA Birth Name Keesha Ulricka Sharp Mini Biography Keesha's latest role is starring as Gigi on the comedy "Are We There Yet?"(TBS). She teams up once again with Ali LeRoi and Terry Crews with whom she worked on "Everybody Hates Chris" as Sheila. The Boston Herald says in its "Are We There Yet?" review: "As unabashed man-trap Gigi, Keesha Sharp shines as the series' brightest spot". The lovely and talented Keesha Sharp is best known for her role as 'Monica Charles Brooks' on the hit CW series "Girlfriends." Her role garnered her a nomination for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. After recurring on the comedy series for four years, Keesha eventually signed on as a series regular, much to the delight of the show's many fans. Keesha was also on the big screen last year in the Tyler Perry hit film, Why Did I Get Married? alongside Perry and Janet Jackson. In addition, Keesha had a substantial arc on the first season of "Everybody Hates Chris," in which she played 'Sheila Ridenhour,' Chris' hot next-door neighbor, on whom Chris' dad had an awkward but innocent crush. Keesha was born in Rochester, New York, where she studied the clarinet, piano and cello at the prestigious Hochstein School of Music. Her enthusiasm for school theatre led her to apply to The Boston Conservatory, where she received a scholarship to study theatre. After graduating Cum Laude with a B.F.A. from the Conservatory, Keesha set her sights on the stage. She performed in the Broadway National Tour of "Carousel", debuted Off-Broadway in Michael Bradford's "Living in the Wind" and played eight different roles in the interactive comedy "Eat the Runt". Other theatre performances include "Abyssinia", "Aida", "Thunder Knockin'", "Jitney", "The Producers", "Big Street", "Suburb" and "Joe Turner's Come and Gone", in which Keesha read alongside playwright August Wilson himself. Keesha's other television credits include principle roles in "Detroit 1-8-7", "Law and Order: SVU", "Still Standing," "The Game", "Tracy Morgan Show," As the World Turns," "Another World," "Welcome to New York," "Third Watch" and "As the World Turns." Her film credits include roles in Ernest Dickinson's "Never Die Alone", the comedy "Malibu's Most Wanted", "Pootie Tang" with Chris Rock, "American Adobo" and "Shattered". In addition to her work on the screen and stage, Keesha is a talented writer. She has co-written a screenplay with award-winning novelist Thomas Monteleone and has a television pilot in the works.

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Keesha

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Brooklyn

Birth Date

6/9/1973
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Captain Celeste Rhoades

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A Christmas Surprise

Demetria

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Daisy

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American Adobo

Debbie

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Girlfriends - The Third Season

Monica / ... (40 episodes, 2002-2008)

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part Two

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Heist 88.

Bree Newson

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Marshall (Prime)

Buster Marshall

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Green Lantern: Beware My Power

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part One

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Starring In
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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part Two

Vixen (voice)

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part One

Vixen (voice)

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Heist 88.

Bree Newson

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Green Lantern: Beware My Power

Vixen (voice)

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Titanic 666

Captain Celeste Rhoades

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A Christmas Surprise

Demetria

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Marshall (Prime)

Buster Marshall

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Fixed

Daisy

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Why Did I Get Married

Pam

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Never Die Alone

Edna

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Leprechaun 6: Back 2 Tha Hood

Chanel

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Malibu's Most Wanted

Sister #1

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American Adobo

Debbie

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Pootie Tang

Party Girl

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Girlfriends - The Third Season

Monica / ... (40 episodes, 2002-2008)

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