Saum in 2008
|Born||Sherri M. Saum
October 1, 1974
Dayton, Ohio, United States
|Spouse(s)||Kamar de los Reyes (2007–present)|
Life and career
Saum was born to a German mother and an African-American father. On May 19, 2007, she married longtime boyfriend and former One Life to Live castmate Kamar de los Reyes in New York City. On December 3, 2013, Saum's rep announced the couple was expecting twins in summer 2014. 
Saum got her start at a Model Search America convention near her home in Kettering, Ohio. She was discovered during high school, modeling mostly during summer breaks until she decided to move to New York and work full time with the New York modeling agency Images Management.
Her first major role was in the NBC soap opera Sunset Beach as Vanessa Hart during the entire run of the series (1997–1999). She appeared in a variety of shows including Showtime's Beggars and Choosers (1999–2000), Girlfriends for an episode in (2000), Charmed in (2001). Saum plays the role of Natalie on the FX series Rescue Me.
Saum appeared in the Hallmark Television film Relative Stranger with Cicely Tyson and Eriq La Salle. She also appears in the independent film Ten Stories Tall with Ally Sheedy and Josh Hamilton. In 2009, she played Bess in Season 2 of the HBO drama series In Treatment. The next few years would see her in roles in CW's Gossip Girl, CBS's Unforgettable, ABC's Body of Proof and Revenge.
|2003||Anne B. Real||Janet Gimenez|
|2005||Love and Suicide||Georgina|
|2010||Ten Stories Tall||Susan|
|1997-1999||Sunset Beach||Vanessa Hart||Main role (281 episodes)
Nominated - Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (1999)
|1999-2001||Beggars and Choosers||Casey Lennox||Main role (29 episodes)|
|2000||Girlfriends||Angela Anderson||Episode: "The Importance of Being Frank"|
|2001-2003||One Life to Live||Keri Reynolds||TV series
Nominated - Daytime Emmy Award for America's Favorite Couple (2002)
|2005||Law & Order: Trial by Jury||Tiffany Jackson||Episode: "Pattern of Conduct"|
|2006||Love Monkey||Daria||Episode: "Nice Package"|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Lydia Wyatt||Episode: "The Healer"|
|2006-2007||Rescue Me||Natalie||Recurring role (15 episodes)|
|2007||Army Wives||Vanessa Kelsing||Episode: "Only the Lonely"|
|2009||Relative Stranger||Nicole Tate||TV film|
|2009||In Treatment||Bess||Recurring role (6 episodes)|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Karen Ballard||Episode: "Point of Impact"|
|2009-2010||Gossip Girl||Holland Kemble||Episodes: "The Debarted", "The Hurt Locket", "It's a Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad World", "Ex-Husbands and Wives"|
|2010||Heroes||Kate Bennet||Episode: "The Wall"|
|2010||Memphis Beat||Melinda Connor||Episode: "One Night of Sin"|
|2010||Lie to Me||Candice McCallister||Episode: "The Royal We"|
|2011||Grace||Shay Grace Davis||Pilot|
|2011||Whole Truth, TheThe Whole Truth||Dr. Christy Turner||Episode: "Lost in Translation"|
|2011||Body of Proof||Nina Wheeler||Episode: "Letting Go"|
|2011||Unforgettable||Rosario Sanchez||Episode: "Road Block"|
|2012||CSI: NY||Elaine Moore||Episode: "Unwrapped"|
|2013||Revenge||Donna Carlisle||Episode: "Collusion"|
|2013||The Fosters||Lena Adams||TV series|
- One Life to Live: Bios Accessed December 12, 2007
- Mixed Actors and Actresses Page 4 Accessed December 12, 2007
- "Two ABC ('OLTL' and 'AMC') soap stars off the market". Jamaica Gleaner. June 9, 2007.
- Moss, Meredith (January 6, 1995). "The Model Student". Dayton Daily News.(subscription required)
- "Sherri Saum Books 'Juicy Role' On ABC's 'Revenge'". IndieWire. November 30, 2012. Retrieved 2013-04-27.
- "ABC Family picks up two new dramas". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-04-27.
- "Teri Polo & Sherri Saum To Star In Jennifer Lopez’s ABC Family Pilot ‘The Fosters’". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-04-27.
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