With a solid 50-year career in show business, Sheryl Lee Ralph is enjoying the fruits of her labor with her first Emmy nomination for her role as teacher Barbara Howard on ABC’s “Abbott Elementary.”
Etienne Maurice, Ralph’s son, recorded his mother’s joyous reaction in a Twitter post.
with over 50 years of being in this thing we call showbusiness, today my mother became an Emmy nominated actress. i’m so proud of @thesherylralph. I’m so glad I could be here in Jamaica with you for this moment. (excuse the mess in the video, we’re remodeling our bathroom lol) pic.twitter.com/kzQBepvPHH
— Your Friend’s Friend (@walkgoodetienne) July 12, 2022
Ralph is nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. She has been acting on screens and Broadway stages for decades.
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