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Sharon Goodwin / Dr. Sharon Goodwin
Law & Order
Anita Van Buren / Mrs. Winters
Lieutenant Anita Van Buren
(January 18 to April 1, 1990) She acted in August Wilson's play, "The Piano Lesson," in a Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson and Yale Repertory Theatre production at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California with Charles S. Dutton and Rocky Carroll in the cast. Lloyd Richards was director. ...
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On playing Lola in "Come Back Little Sheba": I'm usually typecast as strong, authoritative, so to find that kind of vulnerability is a real challenge. But Lola is not so far from me, either. I was married, and I understand how to be lonely in a marriage. I believe she's in menopause. And that alone, hormonally, can send a woman into a tailspin. Add in her alcoholic husband, and (you've got) a ...
As Lt. Anita Van Buren, Merkerson has done over 300 episodes and is the longest-running African-American character on television. Male or female.
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