Actor, Television Producer, Comedian, Voice Actor, Film Director
Cheryl Ruth Hines (born September 21, 1965) is an American actress, comedian, producer and director, known for her role as Larry David's wife Cheryl on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards. She also starred as Dallas Royce on the ABC sitcom Suburgatory. In 2009, she made her directorial debut with Serious Moonlight. She is also a poker enthusiast with career winnings totaling $50,000. Early life Hines was born Cheryl Ruth Hines in Miami Beach, Florida, a daughter of James and Rosemary Hines. Part of the family came from Frostproof, Florida, but she grew up in Tallahassee, where she was a member of the Young Actors Theatre throughout high school. Hines also attended Lively Technical Center and Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee. She was raised Catholic and has two brothers and a sister. She attended West Virginia University and Florida State University before graduating from the University of Central Florida. Career Before getting her break in Hollywood, Hines worked as a waitress, television reporter, and telephone operator, as well as as a personal assistant to Rob Reiner, when she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Though Reiner did not play a critical role in her career, he would watch her shows when she began acting. She would guest appear on TV shows such as Swamp Thing and Unsolved Mysteries. Hines began her acting career by doing improvisational comedy at The Groundlings Theater. Among the people she studied with was Lisa Kudrow. She also learned to write comedy sketches, which served her well when working on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm as Larry David's fictional wife, Cheryl. The show is written using the retroscripting technique, in which the plot outlines are generally and loosely drawn, and the individual actors improvise to create the dialogue. Personal life Hines married Paul Young, founder of the management firm Principato-Young, on December 30, 2002. They have one child, daughter Catherine Rose Young. On July 20, 2010, Hines and Young filed papers for their divorce after nearly eight years of marriage.
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- Cheryl Ruth Hines
September 21, 1965 (age 58)
- Actor, Television Producer, Comedian, Voice Actor, Film Director
- Paul Young
- James Hines, Rosemary Hines