Shareeka Epps - biography

Actor from United States of America

Shareeka Epps (born July 11, 1989) is an American actress. She starred in the 2006 film Half Nelson, alongside Ryan Gosling. Epps was born in Brooklyn, New York. She starred in the low budget, short film Gowanus, Brooklyn, alongside Matt Kerr. Half Nelson was based on this film. For Half Nelson, she won the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Performance and was named Best Supporting Actress by the Boston Society of Film Critics and Best Actress by the Independent Spirit Awards. She was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Broadcast Film Critics Association. In 2007, she appeared in the Noah Buschel film Neal Cassady. She made her first TV appearance in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit that aired on April 15, 2008, titled "Undercover" as Ashley Tyler. She currently resides in Binghamton, New York, where she attends Broome Community College.  ( Wikipedia article )


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Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America


Year Performance Character
2010 My Soul to Take Chandelle
2009 The Winning Season Lisa
2009 Mother and Child Ray
2006 Half Nelson Drey
2004 Gowanus, Brooklyn

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