Back in the day, comedian Sherri Shepherd was known for her guest appearances on numerous television shows like Everybody Loves Raymond, Living Single, Suddenly Susan
and The Jamie Foxx Show
. Now she is one of five co-hosts on the ABC daytime talk show, "The View" and is the host of "The Newlywed Game." No stranger to the silver screen, Sherri has also appeared in films like Guess Who, Beauty Shop, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
and the Academy Award-winning film Precious
. Her book Permission Slips: Every Woman's Guide to Giving Herself a Break
was released in October 2009.