Keesha Sharp

Actress

Personal Info

  • Birth Name: Keesha Ulricka Sharp
  • Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Biography

Keesha Sharp’s latest role is Trish Murtaugh, wife of the iconic character Roger Murtaugh on the FOX series Lethal Weapon (2016) . Coming later this year is also her co-starring role, opposite Chadwick Boseman, in the biopic feature, Marshall (2017). Recently, Keesha played Dale Cochran, opposite Courtney B. Vance, on the hit series, American Crime Story (2016) “The People Vs OJ Simpson”. Keesha is mostly known for her role as Gigi on the comedy, Are We There Yet? (2010) (TBS / Syndication), Sheila on Everybody Hates Chris (2005), and especially Monica Charles Brooks on the hit series, Girlfriends (2000) (UPN/CW/Syndication). Her role as “Monica” garnered her a nomination for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. You’ve probably seen Keesha on one of her many spirited performances as a guest star, including Elementary (2012), Instant Mom (2013), The Exes (2011), Cold Case (2003), Melissa & Joey (2010), Detroit 1-8-7 (2010), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Still Standing (2002), The Game (2006), The Tracy Morgan Show (2003), As the World Turns (1956), Another World (1964), Welcome to New York (2000) and Third Watch (1999). She was also on the big screen in the Tyler Perry film, Why Did I Get Married? (2007) alongside Perry and Janet Jackson, Ernest Dickinson’s Never Die Alone (2004), the comedy Malibu’s Most Wanted (2003), Pootie Tang (2001) with Chris Rock, American Adobo (2001) and Shattered (2007). The Boston Herald says in its Are We There Yet? (2010) review: “As unabashed man-trap Gigi, Keesha Sharp shines as the series’ brightest spot”. Keesha was born in Rochester, New York, where she studied the clarinet, piano and cello at the prestigious Hochstein School of Music. Her enthusiasm for school theatre led her to apply to The Boston Conservatory, where she received a scholarship to study theatre. After graduating cum laude with a BFA from the Conservatory, Keesha set her sights on the stage. She performed in the national tour of “Carousel”, debuted Off-Broadway in Mike Bradford’s “Living in the Wind” and played eight different roles in the interactive comedy “Eat the Runt”. Other theatre performances include “Abyssinia”, “Aida”, “Thunder Knockin'”, “Jitney”, “The Producers”, “Big Street”, “Suburb” and “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”, in which she read alongside playwright August Wilson himself. If you have followed Keesha for any amount of time, you’ll know how passionate she is about Health, Humanitarianism and Fitness. She and her husband, Brad Sharp, started the health resource, Fishers of Health ( http://www.fishersofhealth.com ), and have a web series forthcoming by the same name. She is also a proud member of the DGA as a Director. In addition to her work on the screen and stage, Keesha is a talented writer. She has co-written a screenplay with award-winning novelist Thomas F. Monteleone and has several writing projects for TV in the works.

Filmography

  • Movie Name

    Ratings

  • Marshall

    Biography, Drama

    6.9 /10

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Marshall -Trailer" - In Theaters October 13

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