Sharon’s illustrious acting career spans the last 3 decades and her credits are extensive, across stage, TV and film. In 2021 she starred in Sky sci-fi drama series ‘Intergalactic' as well as the epic feature film adaptation of the sci-fi novel ‘Dune’ as Dr Liet Kynes (using an American accent). She also has a leading part in 'The Swarm', a new ecological thriller TV series due for release in 2022. She has also recently been cast in the highly anticipated Hulu series 'Washington Black’, based on the Man Booker listed novel by Esi Edugyan which starts filming in March 2022.
Recently she has starred as Roz in Seasons 1 & 2 of ‘Sex Education’ on Netflix and in the BBC/HBO dystopian drama ‘Years & Years’.
Other TV highlights include BBC One series ‘The Long Song’ and series 1 & 2 of Top Boy. She is also recognisable for her long-standing role in all four series of ITVs ‘Bad Girls’. In 2016 she appeared in the feature film ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars story’.
Sharon's outstanding stage credits include roles such as Titania in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the Liverpool Everyman and ‘The Almighty Sometimes’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at the Royal Exchange.
She has also featured as a regular voice in the FIFA video game series and is the voice of ‘Scratchy’ in CBBC’s ‘Rastamouse’.
She is a singer and songwriter and regularly goes on tour.
Sharon's native accent is London and she can neutralise easily. She has a multiple accent range including Jamaican, Trinidad & Tobago, American, Manchester & Scottish.
The Swarm (TV, scheduled for 2022) – Intaglio films
Intergalactic (TV, 2021) – 'Tula Quik', Sky
Dune (Film, 2021) – 'Dr Liet-Kynes', Warner Brothers
Sex Education (TV, 2019-2020) – 'Roz Marchetti', Netflix, Series 1 & 2
Years and Years (TV, 2019) – 'Fran Baxter', HBO/BBC
The Almighty Sometimes (Manchester Royal Exchange, 2018) (Theatre, 2018) – 'Vivienne', Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
The Long Song (TV, 2018) – 'Kitty', BBC
The Intent 2: The Come Up (Film, 2018) – 'Beverley'
The Boy with the Topknot (Film, 2017) – 'Carol', BBC
A Streetcar Named Desire (2016, Royal Exchange) (Theatre, 2016) – 'Stella Kowalski', Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Film, 2016) – 'Senator Pamlo', Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Pictures
A Midsummer's Night Dream (Liverpool Everyman, 2015) (Theatre, 2015) – 'Titania'/'Hippolyta', Liverpool Everyman
Cucumber (TV, 2014) – 'Maureen', Channel 4
Top Boy (TV, 2011-2013) – 'Lisa', Series 1 & 2, Channel 4
Rastamouse (TV, 2011-2015) – 'Scratchy', CBeebies
EastEnders (TV, 2009) – 'Trina', BBC One
Bad Girls (TV, 1999-2002) – 'Crystal Gordon', ITV, Series 1-4
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