Shari Headley (born July 15, 1964) is an American actress and former model. Headley is best known for her role as Lisa McDowell in the 1988 box-office hit romantic comedy film Coming to America. Headley also has appeared in films The Preacher's Wife (1996) and Johnson Family Vacation (2004).On television, Headley starred as Det. Mimi Reed in the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children on a regular basis from 1991 to 1994. As lead actress, she starred in the Fox short-lived drama series, 413 Hope St. (1997-1998), for which she received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nomination. From 2014 to 2016 Headley starred as villainous Jennifer Sallison in the Oprah Winfrey Network primetime soap opera, The Haves and the Have Nots.

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Headley was married to actor/entertainer Christopher Martin, better known as "Play" from the hip-hop duo Kid N' Play, from May 1993 until they divorced in June 1995. In April 1994, Headley gave birth to their son, Skyler Martin.
Born in Queens, New York, Headley is the youngest of four children. She is of part-Afro-Trinidadian descent. Headley began her career as a model, appearing in magazines such as Glamour and Mademoiselle.
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