Sherry Stringfield is Former ‘ER’ Actress

December 17, 2008

This is Sherry Stringfield. She is an actress on the long running TV show ‘ER.’ Read her biography below, see photos of her and watch a video.

Sherry Stringfield

Sherry Stringfield

Actress Sherry Stringfield played Dr. Susan Lewis on ‘ER’ and is considered one of the all-time favorite characters, from the original cast, on this long running medical drama TV show. She has received three emmy nominations for her role. She left the show in 2005 and has since done quite a bit of acting including a recent ‘Law and Order’ and the movie, ‘The Stepfather.’

Sherry Stringfield Biography

Sherry Lea Stringfield was born on June 24, 1967 in Colorado Springs, Colorado so her age is 41. She grew up in Spring, Texas and began acting in high school plays and musicals.

When she was 18, she attended the Acting Conservatory at SUNY and her roomate there was fellow actress and student, Parker Posey. During this time, she appeared in a number of off-Broadway productions. She graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts.

She got her first big break on the soap opera Guiding Light, playing Christina ‘Blake’ Thorpe. After three years, she left the show to spend a year traveling Europe and then on to the ABC drama, NYPD Blue.

Sherry is best known for playing the role of ‘Dr. Susan Lewis’ on the hit medical television drama ‘ER.’ As we mentioned earlier, she was one of ER’s original cast, earning 3 emmy nominations, but she quit the show during its third season, despite being contractually tied to appear in five. She came back to the show in 2001, but quit once again in 2005. This time, for good!

Away from ER she has acted mainly on television, but she has also played various parts in films. Sherry Stringfield has famously left several major roles on successful television programs at the height of their popularity, which has led to her being nicknamed “The Goodbye Girl” in Hollywood.

Sherry Stringfield is divorced with 2 children; a son Milo and a daughter Phoebe. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Sherry Stringfield Photos

Sherry Stringfield Video

Photos: WENN

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