Washington, Sharon

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Education: Yale University School of Drama, graduated.

Career: Actress.


Stage Appearances:

Valeria, Coriolanus, New York Shakespeare Festival, Anspacher Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 19881989.

Lady Helen and soldier, Cymbeline, New York Shakespeare Festival, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Madame le Gouverneur, peasant, and Anique, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Simone and Miss Peterson, Before It Hits Home, New York Shakespeare Festival, LuEsther Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Janice Catlett, The Radical Mystique, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, New York City, 1995.

Teacher, Seeking the Genius, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, 1997.

Fran Briggs, Garden, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, 2002.

Fran Briggs, House, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 2002.

Appeared as Lady Anne, The Tragedy of Richard III (also known as Richard III ), New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre. Also appeared in Diggin' Eleven, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT; Jar the Floor, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA; Joined at the Head, Manhattan Theatre Club; Miss Evers' Boys, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PA; and in Twelfth Night, Arena Stage, Washington, DC.

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Laurie Phillips, One Life to Live, ABC, 1986.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Jane, Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (also known as John Jakes' Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III and North and South III ), ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Hospital administrator, The Confession, Cinemax, 1999.

Psyche, Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble, Showtime, 2000.

Mother, 3 A.M., Showtime, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Donna, "Blind Spot," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Poison," A Man Called Hawk, ABC, 1989.

Mrs. Mary Fox, "Sanctuary," Law & Order, NBC, 1994.

Crew chief, "Hostile Visit," Space: Above and Beyond, Fox, 1995.

Dr. Brown, "Blue Boy," New York Undercover, Fox, 1996.

"I'm OK, You're Hilton," Cosby, CBS, 1997.

Lily Williams, "In a Yellow Wood," Trinity, NBC, 1998.

Sally Thaxton, "Grief," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Summer Kincaid, "Grabbed by an Angel," Soul Man, ABC, 1998.

Dr. Benedict, "Slaves," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU ), NBC and USA Network, 2000.

Dr. Dorothy Hunter, "Patient Zero," Law & Order, NBC, 2003.

Judy, As the World Turns (multiple episodes), CBS, 2004.

Appeared as Jackie in an episode of Here and Now, NBC.

Film Appearances:

Augusta, Malcolm X (also known as X ), Warner Bros., 1992.

Officer Jane, Die Hard: With a Vengeance (also known as Die Hard 3 ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Fran Henessey, The Long Kiss Goodnight, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Extra in Dodge City, Slam, Trimark Pictures, 1998.

Kelly, Waking the Dead, USA Films, 2000.

Anna Chenier, Famous (also known as Lisa Picard Is Famous ), First Look Pictures Releasing, 2001.

Alicia's mother, The School of Rock (also known as School of Rock ), Paramount, 2003.

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