Know all Five Interesting Facts about German-American Actress, Sheryl Lynn Lee

March 4, 2018
First Published On: March 4, 2018
by Jessica Gomez

A German-born American film, and television actress, Sheryl Lee is famous for her role as Astrid Kirchherr in Backbeat. To know more about Sheryl Lee, here we present five facts about her.


Sheryl started her career in acting by appearing in a television series Twin Peaks, as the dead Laura Palmer. However, the creator of the series intended to caste one of the local girl, Sheryl, just to play a dead girl but the local girl ended as Sheryl Lee. So, without any delay let’s know more about Sheryl.

Five facts you need to know about Sheryl Lee

Sheryl Lee was born on April 22, 1967, in Augsburg, Bavaria, West Germany. She is the daughter of the archest father and an artist mother. She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and after studying for many years, she appeared in several commercials and stage plays.

5. Sheryl Lee- Diagnosed with a rare blood disorder

After amazing the world with the wonderful collection of TV series and movies, she feels like she had the world under her feet. But back in 2007, she was diagnosed with a rare blood disease- Neutropenia- a disease which causes an abnormally low level of white blood cells.

[ CAPTION: Sheryl Lee- Diagnosed with rare blood disorder ][ SOURCE: The Sun ]

Just because of this diseases, it was impossible her to work as an actress. Day by day it was very difficult for her to work and at that period she was struggling with financial problems. At the age of earning a lot of money, she went through the illness.

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4. Sheryl Lee- Forced to sell TV and home

Due to the blood disease- Neutropenia, Sheryl had to sell each and everything, from TV to Home. As her character was killed off because of the TV show of the 1990s, she had to struggle hard to find a role because her face reflects that she was sick.

[ CAPTION: Sheryl Lee- Forced to sell TV and home ][ SOURCE: Daily Mail ]

In an interview, she said that she did some of the independent films but there was no money. She thinks that everything was taken away from her- Health, Career, and Finances. She was forced to sell her house, TV, to pay bills. And she still wanted to have them but she could not.

3. Sheryl Lee- Has recovered from the diseases

Finally, after so many years, Sheryl Lee has recovered from her health-related problem. After being recovered from the diseases, she has worked in the television series like- Rebirth (2016) and Café Society (2016). Well, her battle against Neutropenia shows us how strong she is. Whatever loss she has incurred in the duration of her recovery, we hope she will recover it soon.

[ CAPTION: Sheryl Lee- Has recovered from the diseases ][ SOURCE: IMDB ]

2. Sheryl Lee- Also a Teacher

Besides her career as an actress, she is also a Teacher at the school of theater, television, and film- UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. As she spends some of her free time at the North Carolina School of Arts.

[ CAPTION: Sheryl Lee- Also a Teacher ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

1. Sheryl Lee- Past relationship

In the year 2000, Sheryl tied the knot with her boyfriend- Jesse Diamond. They have a son- Elijah Diamond but after a year of their marriage, they had a nasty divorce. However, neither of them has spoken about the reason for their divorce.

[ CAPTION: Sheryl Lee With ex-husband, Jesse Diamond. ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

Besides her marriage relationship with Jesse, she also was said to be in a love relationship with ex-spouse, David Duchovny. However, there is no any detailed information regarding their relationship but there are high chances for them to mingle when they were working in Twin Peaks.