Cheryl was born in Miami Beach, Florida to Rosemary Graham Harbolt and a
father whom she has described as "sort of a redneck". Part of her family came
from Frostproof, Florida. Cheryl Hines grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, where
she attended Young Actors Theatre throughout high school. Hines attended West
Virginia University and Florida State University, before graduating from the
University of Central Florida.
Cheryl moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career, and began by doing improvisational comedy at The Groundlings Theater. Among the people she studied with was Lisa Kudrow. Cheryl Hines also learned to write comedy sketches, which served her well in her experiences with Larry David in the TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm on HBO. The show is written as retro scripting in which the plot outlines are generally and loosely drawn and the individual characters improvise to create the dialogue.
In July 2006, Cheryl received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Cheryl Hines has been married to Paul Young, Chairman of L.A.ís Groundlings Theater, since December 30, 2002, and their daughter Catherine Rose was born on March 8, 2004. Cheryl participated in the 2006 Pro-Am Poker Equalizer.
Film List for Cheryl Hines
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Scrubs (TV) (2006)
Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (post-production) (2005)
Our Very Own (post-production) (2005)
Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005)
Lucky 13 (2005)
Father of the Pride (TV) (2004)
Along Came Polly (2004)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV) (2001)
Double Bill (TV) (2003)
Cheap Curry and Calculus (1996)
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