Cheryl Hines

Cheryl Hines


9/21/1965, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Birth Name

Cheryl Ruth Hines


  • Cheryl Hines on Suburgatory Season 2.
  • Cheryl Hines on Suburgatory season 1.
  • Cheryl Hines on Suburgatory.
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Cheryl Hines is from Tallahassee, Florida, USA. She went to West Virginia University, Florida State University and graduated from the University of Central Florida. She studied theater and television production, but it wasn't until she moved to L.A. and studied at The Groundlings Theater that she felt she'd…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • She directed an episode of Campus Ladies.

    • She has appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown.

    • Cheryl got an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Curb Your Enthusiasm in the summer (specifically July) 2006.

    • Cheryl's husband, Paul Young, is Chairman of L.A.'s Groundlings Theater. That is also where Cheryl went to begin a career in acting and to study improvisational comedy.

    • While Cheryl was in high school, she attended the Young Actors Theatre.

    • Cheryl will play the voice of Nitika in the upcoming animation film The Legend of Secret Pass (2007).

    • Cheryl graduated from Leon High School. During her senior year, she was voted homecoming queen.

    • In 2006, she co-starred in Keeping Up with the Steins along with Jami Gertz, Daryl Hannah, Garry Marshall, and Jeremy Piven. Cheryl played the role of Casey Nudelman.

    • Cheryl played a supremely untalented solo performer in the performance piece One Woman Show.

    • Cheryl guest starred on Suddenly Susan and says that she considers it a starting point for her acting on television. During that time, she also made guest appearances on Friends and The Wayans Bros.

    • She has gotten good reviews from the L.A. Times and Variety for her "One Woman Show" the she performs on stage, live in Los Angeles.

    • Unlike other celebrities, Cheryl didn't learn about her gift for improv comedy until she began with the group, The Groundlings. Before this time, she hadn't actually considered acting as much.

    • Cheryl says that the time she spent with The Groundlings had prepared her perfectly for the role on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

    • While Cheryl was with The Groundlings, she learned about ad-libbing and sketch writing.

    • Cheryl does love acting, though in her free time she likes to play cards. She has appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown and Celebrity BlackJack.

    • In 2003, she had an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2005, she won Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Curb Your Enthusiasm. Then, she and her castmates had a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble.

    • Cheryl says her claim to fame is the role she had as Larry David's wife on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

    • Her main focus is not to think about clothing and outfits but to hear audiences laughing whenever she's on stage for a show.

    • In 2006, Cheryl was part of the Pro-Am Poker Equalizer.

    • Cheryl appeared on The Megan Mullally Show during its run in 2006-2007. She was a guest and her and Megan Mullally played a game of "Act Off". Cheryl and Megan both had lines to read and the "spitting water" scene to do for the contest. It was not decided which was the "better" actress.

    • Cheryl is a member of an improvisational ensemble called The Groudlings.

    • Ms. Hines attended Young Actors Theatre in Tallahassee, Fl during her youth.

    • Her mother's name is Rosemary Harbolt.

    • Cheryl went to three Universities, the University of Central Florida, West Virginia University, and Florida State University.
      She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in Radio and Television.

    • Cheryl and her husband Paul Young were married on December 30, 2002.

    • Cheryl and her husband Paul Young have one daughter named Catherine Rose Young. She was born on March 8, 2004.

    • Cheryl is 5'5" tall.

    • Cheryl won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006 for the comedy TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm, season 5.

    • Cheryl has just signed on to do a new movie called The Grand, which includes Dennis Farina, Woody Harrelson, Ray Romano and Jason Alexander. The film, set during a poker tournament in Las Vegas, begins shooting in July 2006.

  • Quotes

  • Use to not like her very much but...

    now I like her a lot on Suburgatory. Funny.
  • Cheryl Hines is HOT!!

    Cheryl Hines has a fantastic voice, and a gorgeous body. She is a fine looking woman. She is a great actress, I love her on "Curb"!! Larry David is a lucky man working alongside such a beautiful woman. Her husband is even luckier than Larry. Keep up the great work Cheryl, Love ya!