American film and television actress who became known for her roles in Less Than Perfect and 30 Rock. She also voices the character Florrie the Lioness in Madagascar 2. In 2016, she played Cori in the comedy film Ride Along 2.
She performed stand-up comedy and worked as a legal secretary.
She had her own series, Sherri, which ran for 13 episodes on Lifetime in 2009.
She married Lamar Sally in 2010, and the couple filed for divorce in 2014. In 2014, she welcomed a child through a surrogate mother.
She acted in the Academy Award-winning film Precious with Paula Patton.