Jackée Harry Biography
Jackée Harry whose full name is Jacqueline Yvonne Harry is an American actress, comedian, and television personality. She is known for her starring roles as Sandra Clark, the nemesis of Mary Jenkins (played by Marla Gibbs), on the NBC TV series 227 (1985–1990), and as Lisa Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister (1994–1999).
Jackée Harry Age|Birthday
Harry is 65 years old as of 2021. She was born on August 14, 1956, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 14th of August every year.
Jackée Harry Height and Weight
Harry stands at a height of 1.7 meters tall and has a weight of 165 lbs.
Jackée Harry Family
Harry was born in Winston- Salem, North Carolina, to an Afro- Trinidadian mama and African American father and brought up in Harlem, New York. However, not much is known about her parents as she has kept their details off the limelight.
Jackée Harry Husband
Harry has been married twice. She was first married to arranger and conductor Jerry Jemmott. Later she got married to Elgin Charles Williams in 1996 but their marriage ended in divorce in 2003. During their marriage, Harry and Williams adopted a son, Frank, in 1997.
Jackée Harry Education
At the High School of the Performing Arts in Manhattan’s midtown, New York City, she started taking acting classes. Harry earned a Bachelor of Arts in education from Long Island University and spent two years teaching American history at Brooklyn Technical High School before starting a career on the New York stage.
Jackée Harry Career
Harry debuted on Broadway in 1978, in A Broadway Musical. Throughout the 1980s she starred in multitudinous products both on and off Broadway and in public touring products. By starring as Billie Holiday in the play Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill in 1994, Harry made her return to the theater. Following that stage product, she fulfilled the part of” madam who runs a whorehouse” in the Broadway musical comedy The Boys from Syracuse. In the medial 2000s, she appeared in stage products of The Sunshine Boys, Damn Yankees, and A Christmas Carol. She also voyaged nationally in JD Lawrence’s The Clean Up Woman.
Jackée Harry Television
Harry made her TV acting debut in 1983 on Another World as Lily Mason, a part she continued until 1986. In 1984, she made her stir filmland debut with bit corridor in Moscow on the Hudson and The Cotton Club. In 1985, Harry began aco-starring part as Sandra Clark on the NBC sitcom 227. Her mama, Flossie, celebrated her getting the part but failed before the show started raising. During the series’ run, Harry and Marla Gibbs began feuding intimately over who was the series lead. They’ve since confirmed and banded on a number of systems. Her performance on 227 inspired NBC directors to produce a TV airman for her entitled Jackée.
After leaving 227 in 1989, Harry starred contrary Oprah Winfrey in The Women of Brewster Place, an adaption of Gloria Naylor’s novel of the same name. In 1990, she headlined an NBC comedy airman from Witt/ Thomas named We will Take Manhattan; it vented as a summer special that time, but didn’t make it to series. In late 1991, she joined the cast of The Royal Family after the star, Redd Foxx suddenly failed. She starred contrary to a two-time 227 guest-star Della Reese, but the series faltered in the conditions and wasn’t renewed for an alternate season. In 1992, she starred as the assistant trainer in Ladybugs. Harry served as a guest panelist on the 2000 reanimation of, To Tell the Truth, and appeared on the alternate season of VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club 2 in 2005. From 1994 until 1999, Harry played Lisa Landry, the consanguineous mama of Tia Mowry’s character, on the sitcom Family, Family.
Jackée Harry Everybody Hates Chris
She had a recreating part as Vanessa on the UPN The CW series Everybody Hates Chris and had a recreating part on the BET Series Let’s Stay Together. From 2012 to 2015, she starred in Byron Allen’s sitcom The First Family. In 2013, she appeared in the airman occasion of the Disney sitcom Girl Meets World, as well as the occurrences” Girl Meets Crazy Hat” and” Girl Meets obliteration”. At that same time, she also joined Gibbs in the movie interdicted Woman. In 2014, she made a guest appearance on Instant Mom as her character Lisa Landry. She appeared in the 2 Broke Girls occasion” And the Sax Problem” in 2016, as Earl’s( Garrett Morris)ex-girlfriend.
On December 8, 2020, during an appearance on the moment, Harry blazoned that she was set to join the cast of the cleaner pieces Days of Our Lives. Harry was cast as Paulina Price, the aunt of established character Lani Price-Grant ( Sal Stowers). When the series was renewed for two fresh seasons in 2021, Harry was placed on contract with the series. On July 25, 2021, she appeared on Celebrity Family Feud.
Jackée Harry Net Worth
Harry has an estimated net worth of $6.5 Million which she has earned through her career as an actress.