Sela Ward Biography (1956-)

Full name, Sela Ann Ward; born July 11, 1956, in Meridian, MS; daughter of Granberry Holland (an electrical engineer) and Annie Kate Ward; married HowardSherman (a venture capitalist), May 23, 1992; children: Austin Ward, AnabellaRaye. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd.,Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Industry Entertainment, 955 S. Carrillo Dr., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90048.; Publicist: I/D PR, 3859 Cardiff Ave.,Second Floor, Culver City, CA 90232.; Contact: 289 S. Robertson Blvd., Suite469, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
July 11, 1956
Meridian, Mississippi, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Janet Wainwright, The Man Who Loved Women, Columbia, 1983
  • Colonel Ticonderoga's daughter, Rustlers' Rhapsody (also known asEsos locos cuatreros), Paramount, 1985
  • Cheryl Ann Wayne, Nothing in Common, TriStar, 1986
  • Kim Lacey, Hello Again, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Tracy, Steele Justice, Atlantic, 1987
  • Helen Kimble, The Fugitive, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Kaye Griffin, My Fellow Americans, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Billie Auster, 54 (also known as Fifty-Four), Miramax, 1998
  • Pretty bar woman, Runaway Bride, Paramount, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Hilary Adams, Emerald Point, N.A.S., CBS, 1983-1984
  • Jennifer/Cameo, Cameo by Night, 1987
  • Theodora "Teddy" Reed Margolis Falconer Sorenson, Sisters, NBC, 1991-1996
  • Elizabeth "Lily" Manning, Once and Again, ABC, 1999-2002
  • Movies
  • Annie Larkspur, The King of Love, ABC, 1987
  • Caryl Fox, Bridesmaids, CBS, 1989
  • Sarah Hardy, The Haunting of Sarah Hardy, USA Network, 1989
  • Laura Demming, Rainbow Drive (also known as City of Angels), Showtime, 1990
  • Sister Anne, Child of Darkness, Child of Light, USA Network, 1991
  • Karen Hart, Double Jeopardy, Showtime, 1992
  • Dorothy Wade, Killer Rules, NBC, 1993
  • Jessica Savitch, Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (also known as Almost Golden), Lifetime, 1995
  • Marie-Rose Gineste, "The Woman on the Bicycle," Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women, Showtime, 1997
  • Anna Leath, The Reef (also known as Passion's Way), CBS, 1997
  • Sydney Clarke, Catch a Falling Star, CBS, 2000
  • The Badge, 2002
  • Specials
  • Host, Hollywood's Most Powerful Women, E! Entertainment Television, 1995
  • Holidays with the Stars, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Herself, America: A Tribute to Heroes, 2001
  • Joan Rivers: The E! True Hollywood Story, 2001
  • Intimate Portrait: Sela Ward, Lifetime, 2001
  • Hollywood Unites: An E! News Special, E! Entertainment Television,2001
  • Narrator, Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men, 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1991
  • The 27th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1992
  • The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1994
  • The 17th Annual CableACE Awards, TNT, 1995
  • The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1995
  • The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1995
  • The 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, NBC, 1996
  • The 18th Annual CableACE Awards, TNT, 1996
  • Host, The 19th Annual CableAce Awards, TNT, 1997
  • Herself, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Herself, My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000
  • Golden Hanger Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Presenter, The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000
  • Lifetime Presents: Disney's American Teacher Awards, Lifetime, 2001
  • The 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2001
  • The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2001
  • The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2001
  • The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Isabel Atwood, "Hornet's Nest," Hotel, 1986
  • Lynette Pierce, "The Venus Butterfly," L.A. Law, 1986
  • Lynette Pierce, "Fry Me to the Moon," L.A. Law, 1986
  • Heather, "Christine's Friend," Night Court, NBC, 1987
  • Toni Cerreta, "In Vino Veritas," Christine Cromwell (broadcast asan episode of ABC Saturday Mystery), ABC, 1990
  • Voice of Calendar Girl, "Mean Seasons," The New Batman/Superman Adventures (animated), The WB, 1997
  • Kelly Easterbrook, swimsuit model/zoology student, "Frasier's Imaginary Friend," Frasier, NBC, 1997
  • Voice of Page Monroe/Calendar Girl, "Mean Seasons," Batman Gotham Knights (animated), 1998
  • Herself, "Sela Ward on Ageism in Hollywood," The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC, 2000
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Movies
  • Catch a Falling Star, CBS, 2000
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in The Muppets' "She Drives Me Crazy."

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers, Issue 3, Gale Group, 2001
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, August 11, 1995, p. 12
    • People Weekly, June 3, 1991, pp. 49-50; September 11, 1995, p. 106; October 25, 1999, p. 101

    User Contributions:

    Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

    CAPTCHA


    forum