Shareeka Epps

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Shareeka Epps
Born (1989-07-11) July 11, 1989 (age 25)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Shareeka Epps (born July 11, 1989) is an American actress. She starred in the 2006 film Half Nelson, alongside Ryan Gosling.

Life and career[edit]

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.


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