Davetta Sherwood

TV Actress

Davetta Sherwood was born in Mount Vernon, New York, United States on January 27th, 1984 and is the TV Actress. At the age of 40, Davetta Sherwood biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
DeeDee Sherwood, Dee, Real Lily
Date of Birth
January 27, 1984
United States
Place of Birth
Mount Vernon, New York, United States
40 years old
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Stage Actor
Davetta Sherwood Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

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Eye Color
Dark brown
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Davetta Sherwood Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Roman Catholic
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High school in Moreno Valley, Riverside College (2002)
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Davetta Sherwood Life

Davetta Sherwood (born January 27, 1984) is an American actress and musician.

Sherwood first worked as a child model before venturing into an acting career including appearing in music videos and guest appearances.

Her first breakthrough acting role was on the Emmy award-winning soap opera The Young and the Restless, which earned her a nomination for the NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series".

In 2008, she launched her production company, 5 Foot Nuthin Productions.

Early life

Sherwood was born in Mount Vernon, New York. She was raised a devout Roman Catholic. At a young age, her parents divorced. Sherwood later began acting at the age of seven and appeared in several school productions throughout middle and high school including A Raisin in the Sun, The Wizard of Oz and Annie.

At the age of 8, Sherwood and her mother left New York for Maryland. Sherwood began to show an interest in acting and her mother took notice. Her mother took on the role of 'momager' and along with Sherwood left Maryland for Inland Empire, California. She attended Pershing Middle School, Valley View High School as well as the prestigious boarding school Northfield Mount Hermon School during the summer.

In 2002, Sherwood enrolled in a program at University of California, Riverside so she could finish high school and start college simultaneously, although she did not finish college. She is represented by the Williams Talent Agency. She owns an entertainment and event company, Liaison Inc., which, with the help of a business partner in Atlanta, Georgia, is responsible for producing and coordinating entertainment-oriented events, like the after-party and fashion show for Miami's "Swim Week".

Personal life

Sherwood expressed a strong liking to indie rock, old school hip hop and neo soul. She also cites on her Myspace the Canadian rock band Hot Hot Heat as her favorite indie rock band. Sherwood is good friends with Monique Coleman, Erica Hubbard, Kimberly Kevon Williams, as well as former Y&R co-star Victoria Rowell.

As of 2013, she has been raising her two-year-old nephew, Bryce, for the last year and a half.


Davetta Sherwood Career

Acting career

Sherwood began her career in show business as a kid print model for companies such as Sears and Atlantic City. Davetta Sherwood's First Annual Variety Art show, which she created, cast, produced, and produced at the age of 15. The charity event raised the most money in a single night in her high school's history and purchased new art and stage equipment.

Sherwood later began taking acting lessons and gained a guest appearance on the television sitcom My Wife and Kids. She appeared alongside Sticky Fingaz and Jason George in the short-lived series Platinum as the feisty Jade Rhames in 2003. Sophia Coppola produced the show, which was about two brothers who operated a hip hop record label. It was cancelled and only six episodes had been broadcast. Sherwood guest appeared on Boston Public in which she played Dina Fallow for three years. She appeared in two films together with Tatyana Ali in Back in the Day and as Patty in the horror film Venom, which also stars Agnes Bruckner and Jonathan Jackson. Critics scathingly regarded Venom, with Entertainment Weekly's descripting it as a "good horror film." Sherri appeared on the episode Jack and Jacqueline as Sherri.

Sherwood appeared on The Young and the Restless in 2006. Soap Central announced in late September 2006 that Sherwood had been suspended and that Christel Khalil would reprise her role as Lily's principal. In 2007, Sherwood was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series."

Sherwood appeared on stage in The Divorce and later appeared in the play Pleasant ville, both of which were written by her friend and production manager Chris Mykel Dabney. Sherwood will appear in the forthcoming independent film H.N.I.C., which rapper Prosecu will produce in April 2007. Davetta appeared in the independent film A Talent for Trouble as Jessica in early 2008. Sherwood formed 5 Foot Nuthin Productions in 2008, which, in partnership with YAV Productions, produced a number of television shows and films that were supposed to premiere in the fall of 2009. Exactly Different is Sherwood's debut in the process of writing, producing, and directing her own stage play. The Yes We Will Project, Bounce, and Pleasantville are among the other projects under discussion.

She appeared in Boiling Pot, a film based on true incidents of racial violence on college campuses around the country during the 2008 presidential election. The film, written and directed by the Ashmawey brothers under AshmaweyFilms, stars Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr., Danielle Fishel, Keith David, M. Emmet Walsh, and John Heard. Sherwood, the Black Student Union's president, is battling the fact that her campus is raging due to the use of the system. In 2014, Boiling Pot was supposed to be announced.

Music career

Sherwood said that Vitamin C selected her for the video because she reminded her of Vitamin C's best friend, Emma (Mates Forever). Kim's video My Baby as his love interest Kim, as well as Lil J's video It's the Weekend.

Davetta Sherwood revealed on her Myspace that she'll be recording her demo songs and that you should expect more information when the songs are released. The lyrics will be taken from her poetry book, which she has been writing for almost three years, and will feature soul and alternative styles. Exactly Different will be composing songs for her stage play Exactly Different.