S. Epatha Merkerson

S. Epatha Merkerson is a celebrated American film, stage, and television actor. She has received numerous high profile accolades for her work, including an Emmy Award, two Tony Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, 2 Obie Awards and four NAACP Image Awards. Ms. Merkerson is also the recipient of 4 honorary doctorate degrees.

Birthday

November 28, 1952

Born In

Saginaw, Michigan, USA

Height

5' 6"

Nationality

American

Filmography

2017Year by the Sea
2015Chicago Med
2015The Challenger
2014The Gabby Douglas Story
2013Peeples
2012Find Our Missing
2012Lincoln
2012Second Coming: Will Black America Decide the 2012 Election
2010Mother and Child
2009The Six Wives of Henry Lefay
2007Black Snake Moan
2007Girl, Positive
2005Lackawanna Blues
2003Radio
2001A Girl Thing
2001The Rising Place
1998An Unexpected Life
1998Exiled
1996Breaking Through
1995A Mother's Prayer
1994A Place for Annie
1993It's Nothing Personal
1992Here and Now
1991Terminator 2: Judgment Day
1990Law & Order

Awards and Nominations

2006Lackawanna BluesBest Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionWin
2005Lackawanna BluesOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesWin
2005Lackawanna BluesOutstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieWin
2004Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
2002Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
2001Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
1998Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
1997Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
1996Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
1995Law & OrderOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNominated
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