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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, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Golden Globe Awards 1944-01-20
Latest Project:
Movie Year by the Sea 2016-04-16
Known For
Poster of Smart Guy
Poster of Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Poster of She's Gotta Have It
Movie Year by the Sea Liz 2016-04-16
Movie The Challenger Jada 2015-03-26
Series Chicago Med Sharon Goodwin 2015-11-17
Movie The Gabby Douglas Story Miss Caroline 2014-02-01
Movie Peeples Daphne Peeples 2013-05-09
Movie Lincoln Lydia Smith 2012-11-16
Movie The Six Wives of Henry Lefay Effa 2009-01-01
Movie Mother and Child Ada 2009-11-07
Movie Slipstream Bonnie 2007-02-10
Movie Girl, Positive Ariel Winters 2007-06-25
Movie Black Snake Moan Angela 2006-12-08
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Lackawanna Blues Rachel "Nanny" Crosby 2005-02-12
Series Law & Order: Trial by Jury Unknown 2005-03-03
Series The Closer Unknown 2005-06-13
Movie Absolon Unknown 2003-01-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
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 Smart Guy Elsa 1997-04-02
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Breaking Through Barbara 1996-12-30
Movie A Place for Annie Alice 1994-05-01
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Mann & Machine Capt. Margaret Claghorn 1992-04-05
Series Here and Now Claudia St. Marth 1992-09-19
Movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day Tarissa Dyson 1991-07-03
Movie Navy Seals Jolena 1990-07-20
Movie Loose Cannons Rachel 1990-02-09
Series Law & Order Anita Van Buren 1990-09-13
Movie She's Gotta Have It Doctor Jamison 1986-08-08
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20