In 2009, Cherry won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series playing President Allison Taylor on 24.
Cherry is a Methodist.
Cherry's greatest inspirations are Andrei Serban, Colleen Dewhurst, Eileen Atkins, Julie Harris and Marian Seldes.
Cherry does not want to direct in future.
Cherry's mother and sister are both teachers by profession.
Cherry considers Walter Kerr to be the best theatre in Broadway.
Cherry loves drinking coffee.
As of 2007, Cherry is romantically involved in a relationship with Sarah Paulson.
Cherry has extensive experience of performing on stage with over 25 stage performances in her credits.
Cherry is a member of the American Repertory Theatre.
In 2005, Cherry won both the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award as the Best Actress for her performance in Doubt.
As of 2007, Cherry resides in Los Angeles.
As of 2007, Cherry remains single.
Cherry made her debut on television in the year 1980 in the made-for-television movie O'Malley.
Cherry has appeared on the cover pages of the following magazines:
The Advocate (USA)
In the year 1995, Cherry won the Tony Award as the Best Actress for her performance in The Heiress.
Cherry earned her first Tony Award nomination for her performance in Our Country's Good.
Cherry is a lesbian.
Cherry: I love to do new work.
Cherry: I turn bright red when I'm having a false moment.
Cherry: (About her role in Doubt) The extraordinary thing about this play and this role is that I never get tired of it.