|Born||October 17, 1972 (age 35)|
Sharon Leal (born October 17, 1972) is an American actress. Events 539 BC - King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Tucson (ˈtuːsɒn is the seat of Pima County Arizona, United States, located 118 miles (188 km) southeast Events 539 BC - King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Sharon Leal's career began with the role of Dahlia Crede in the CBS daytime serial Guiding Light from 1996 to 1999. CBS Broadcasting Inc ( CBS) is an American radio and Television network. Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975 or simply GL) is an Emmy award winning American Television In 1998, she joined the Broadway company of Rent. Rent is a Rock musical, with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini 's Opera La Bohème Soon after, she was cast as Mimi for the San Francisco leg of the first national tour of Rent, staying with the company until it closed in September 1999. Rent is a Rock musical, with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini 's Opera La Bohème From 2000 to 2004, Leal starred in the Fox prime time TV series Boston Public. Prime Time is the major News analysis current affairs and Politics programme broadcast on Radio Telefís Éireann in Ireland Boston Public is an American Television series created by David E Leal also had a role in the theatrical release Face The Music. She also appeared in a recurring role in the short-lived NBC series LAX, as the wife of airport co-director, Roger de Souza. The National Broadcasting Company ( NBC) is an American Television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's LAX was a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and drew its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX"
She also co-starred in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls as Michelle Morris, Effie White's replacement in the pop group The Dreams. Dreamgirls is a 2006 American Musical film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures The film was released on December 25, 2006. Events 274 - Roman Emperor Aurelian Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. In 2007 Leal also starred in This Christmas and in the Tyler Perry production Why Did I Get Married?. This Christmas is a 2007 christmas - drama film produced by Rainforest Films and distributed by Screen Gems. Tyler Perry (born September 13, 1969,is an American Playwright, Screenwriter, Actor and Director and Producer Why Did I Get Married? is a 2007 comedy - drama Film adaptation written produced directed and starring Tyler Perry
Leal was born in Tucson, Arizona to an African-American father and a Filipino mother. Tucson (ˈtuːsɒn is the seat of Pima County Arizona, United States, located 118 miles (188 km) southeast African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa Filipinos or the Filipino people are the citizens of the Philippines.  Her adoptive father, Jesse Leal, was a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force and a police officer at Clark Air Base, Philippines; he married Leal's mother in 1972 and legally adopted Leal. Clark Air Base is a former United States Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located 3 miles west of Angeles City, about 40 miles The Philippines ( Filipino: Pilipinas, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (fil ''Republika ng Pilipinas'' RP  Leal's mother Angelita, a housewife, later re-married to Elmer Manankil, the father of Leal's younger sister, Kristina.
With Bev Land, her husband, Leal has a son, Kai Miles Land (born 2001).
Former Guiding Light costar, Yvonna Wright, has said that she and Leal are close friends; the two starred together in a community production of Dreamgirls in their hometown.