Keesha Sharp


June 9, 1973 (age 38)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.



Years active




Keesha Ulricka Sharp (born June 9, 1973) is an American television actress. Her best known role is as Monica on the hit UPN/The CW show, Girlfriends, which she played William Dent's (Reggie Hayes) girlfriend, and later wife, Monica from 2002 to the series finale in 2008. For this role she earned an NAACP Image Award Nomination for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series".

Early lifeEdit

She attended the prestigious The Boston Conservatory where she received her B.F.A. in Musical Theater.


Sharp has also appeared on The Game, The Tracy Morgan Show, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Still Standing and other numerous sitcoms, from 20052006, Sharp was signed to 9 episodes on Chris Rock's autobiographical sitcom, Everybody Hates Chris as Shiela Ridenhour, a sexy new neighbor next door.

Sharp has also appeared in the films, Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood, Malibu's Most Wanted, Pootie Tang, Never Die Alone, American Adobo, and Why Did I Get Married.

Keesha currently stars as Gigi in the new TBS Comedy Series Are We There Yet? with Terry Crews and Essence Atkins .

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