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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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Nov 28, 1952 In Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Sexual Healing 2022
Known For
Poster of Lincoln
Poster of Black Snake Moan
Poster of Here and Now
Poster of Jacob's Ladder
Movie Sexual Healing Alberta Gay 2022
Movie Blood Sugar Rising narrator 2020-04-15
Movie Barbecue Lillie Anne 2020-12-10
Movie The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America Belize 2020-10-08
Movie Year by the Sea Liz 2016-04-16
Movie You Can Go Mrs. Bryant 2016-09-29
Movie The Challenger Jada 2015-09-11
Series Chicago Med Sharon Goodwin 2015-11-17
Movie The Gabby Douglas Story Miss Caroline 2014-02-01
Movie Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee Self 2014-06-22
Movie Peeples Daphne Peeples 2013-05-09
Series Finding Your Roots Self 2012-03-24
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 The Six Wives of Henry Lefay Effa 2009-01-01
Movie Mother and Child Ada 2009-11-07
Movie Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun Narrator 2008-08-16
Movie Slipstream Bonnie 2007-02-10
Movie Girl, Positive Ariel Winters 2007-06-25
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 Black Snake Moan Angela 2006-12-31
Series Law & Order: Trial by Jury Anita Van Buren 2005-03-03
Movie Lackawanna Blues Rachel "Nanny" Crosby 2005-02-12
Series The Closer Dr. Rebecca Dioli 2005-06-13
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Movie Radio Maggie 2003-10-24
Movie The Rising Place Lessie Watson 2001-02-01
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Anita Van Buren 2001-09-30
Movie Paul Robeson: Here I Stand Eslanda Robeson (voice) 1999-02-24
Movie Random Hearts Nea 1999-10-08
Movie An Unexpected Life Beverly Hawkins 1998-06-24
Movie Exiled Lieutenant Anita Van Buren 1998-11-08
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 Navy Seals Jolena 1990-07-20
Movie Loose Cannons Rachel 1990-02-09
Movie Jacob's Ladder Elsa 1990-11-02
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
Movie She's Gotta Have It Doctor Jamison 1986-08-08
Series Pee-wee's Playhouse Unknown 1986-09-13
Series The Cosby Show Book Club Member #5 1984-09-20
Series Today Herself 1952-01-14