Sherri Saum

Sherri Saum


10/1/1974, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Birth Name

Sherri M. Saum


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Sherri is of mixed race, having a black father and a white mother. She has a brother Mike and a sister Lisa, who is also an actress, and through Mike has a nephew born in 1997. After graduating from Kettering Fairmont High School in Kettering, Ohio, she attending…more


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    • Sherri: (on being nominated for a Daytime Emmy) It's a blessing and a curse at the same time.

    • Sherri: I've always been searching for balance in my life, and I've finally found it by listening to my body. Living simply, by eating whole foods, from nature, using the earth to nourish my body and exercising, are all so important for establishing a balance in life.

    • Sherri: My father lived near us, but it wasn't in his nature to have a relationship with me. So I always had crushes on my friends' fathers because I had this internal longing for that strong figure in my life.

    • Sherri: I love babies; just don't let them come from my womb and I am a happy camper.

    • Sherri: If I didn't act, being in the FBI would be the only other thing to thrill me. I've always been intrigued by the world of the criminal. I think it's an inborn thing with me, like the way I've always loved mystery and suspense. Maybe coming from Ohio, I had to create my drama. I'm very much a tomboy. I'd never want a job behind a desk, so being out in the field would be great. I love the unexpected.

    • Sherri: All I want to do is work as an actress. It's not about fame or money. I can't think of anything that gives me the rush I get when I hear the stage manager call out, '5-4-3-2-1.'

    • Sherri: (on her acting style) I want to believe in and feel what is happening to me. I always try to bring that across. I'm very sympathetic and compassionate myself, and that's Vanessa's [her Sunset Beach character] personality as well. Sincerity and passion come naturally to me.