More Cheryl Hines Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Waitress)Cheryl Hines is a two-time Emmy nominee for her role as Cheryl David on HBO's Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning series Curb Your Enthusiasm, the brainchild of Larry David, co-creator of Seinfeld. The show is currently in production on its sixth and final season and has been nominated for numerous Emmy Awards including Best Supporting Actress for Hines, Best Actor for Larry David and Best Comedy Series.
Last spring Hines starred in the two hit motion picture comedies, RV directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Robin Williams and KEEPING UP WITH THE STEINS directed by Scott Marshall. She also recently filmed THE GRAND in Las Vegas opposite Woody Harrelson and Ray Romano and will be seen in the indie feature BICKFORD SCHMEKLER'S COOL IDEAS for writer/director Scott Lew. Hines and executive produced by the Weitz Brothers. Hines' other film roles include Walt Disney Pictures feature HERBIE: FULLY LOADED, ALONG CAME POLLY, the romantic comedy CAKE directed by Nisha Ganatra (COSMOPOLITAN) and the Gada Films feature OUR VERY OWN with Allison Janney, Keith Carradine and Jason Ritter.
Hines has broadened her experience in television to include producing and voice over. She executive produces the critically acclaimed improvised comedy series Campus Ladies for the Oxygen Channel -- and in addition to producing Campus Ladies Hines is also directing several episodes. Hines was also handpicked by Jeffrey Katzenberg as the lead voice in DreamWorks Television's primetime animated series, Father of the Pride.
As a member of The Groundlings Theater, Hines has spent a great deal of time writing and performing sketch and improvisational comedy. Hines resides in Los Angeles with her husband Paul and their daughter Catherine Rose.
Bio courtesy Fox Searchlight for "Waitress" (10-Jun-2007)
Biography #3 (for Father of the Pride)Best known as the patient wife opposite Larry David in the series Curb Your Enthusiasm, Hines is currently in production on two feature films -- the romantic comedy Cake (alongside Heather Graham) and Our Very Own, with Allison Janney (NBC's The West Wing), Keith Carradine and Jason Ritter. Her other feature film credits include a cameo role in the box office hit comedy Along Came Polly, opposite Jennifer Aniston and Ben Stiller. She also starred last fall opposite Peter Gallagher in the cable feature A Tale of Two Wives, a romantic revenge comedy filmed in London.
As a member of the Groundlings Theater, Hines has spent a great deal of time writing and performing sketch and improvisational comedy. This experience made her feel very at home with the improvised dialogue format on Curb, a role for which she was recently honored with an Emmy nomination for best supporting actress in a comedy series.
Although Hines is often cast in pretty girl roles, anyone who has seen her onstage wearing a wig cap during her ïOne Woman Show' sketch knows that she would rather be funny than pretty. The Los Angeles Times wrote, "And, in her hilarious One Woman Show,' Hines portrays a surreally untalented solo performer at her self-indulgent worst laugh riot for anyone who has ever suffered through the real thing. Variety concurred with their review, stating, Cheryl Hines' One Woman Show offers up five of the funniest minutes in any theater anywhere you will want to watch her onstage for three hours."
A native of Florida, Hines earned her bachelor of arts degree in radio and television before moving to Los Angeles, where she has found success as a television and film actress. Hines' numerous television roles have included memorable appearances on Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond Suddenly Susan, The Wayans Brothers and Oh, Baby. She starred in the independent feature film Cheap Curry and Calculus and has had principal roles in many live theater productions. Although many fans have revered Hines' dramatic performances in Unsolved Mysteries and Swamp Thing, she modestly dismisses the roles.
Bio courtesy NBC for "Father of the Pride" (03-Jan-2005)