Sela Ward :: Biography
Sela Ward was born Sela Ann Ward on July 11, 1956. She is currently 58 years of age and has been as an actress, author, producer and spokesperson since the year 1983. Sela Ward was born in Meridian, Mississippi, United States as a daughter of Anne Kate, who was a house wife and passed away in 2002 of ovarian cancer and father Granberry Holland who was an electrical engineering who too passed away in 2009. Ward is the eldest child of her family as she has a small sister named Jenna and two brother named Brock and Granberry III. She has performed in various roles but arguably her best role is considered as role of Teddy Reed on American television show named Sisters and as Lily Manning on Once and Again.
Sela Ward’s educational life was sheltered by University of Alabama where is served as a Crimson Tide cheerleaders. During her time in University of Alabama, Sela Ward was in relationship with Bob Baumhower who served Miami Dolphins in two Super Bowls. But the relationship was not carried too far as she married Howard Sherman who is a successful actor. Sela Ward and and her husband Howard Sherman share to children together, a son named Austin Ward Sherman who was born on May 13, 1994 and a beautiful daughter named Anabella Raye Sherman who was born on May 30, 1998. Sela has contributed a lot for foster children helping them economically to create an emergency shelter for those children who are waiting placement on orphanage. Analyzing her contribution there is no doubt she can be called a wide hearted social worker. Sela Ward is a sensational gifted actress who has not only limited her boundary to acting. The versatile American beauty Sela Ward has successfully served as an author and also as a producer. In the year 2002, Sela Ward published her autobiography (her bio) named “Sela Ward Parkway”. She was dragged in a rumor that she had a plastic surgery. Hot and long sexy legs and well maintained bikini figure of Sela makes her adorable. Measurements of Sela’s body shows that her height is 5 feet 6 inches.
Sela Ward has been part of various hit movies and television shows and has been crowned various awards for her exceptional acting in various roles.
She has played a role of Janet Wainwright in the movie The Man Who Loved Women of 1983, the role of Cheryln Ann Wayne in Nothing in Common of 1986, the role of Tracy in Steele Justice of 1987, the role of Kaye Griffin in My Fellow American of 1996, the role of Jeannie Miller in the movie Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights of 2004, the role of Helen Randall in the movie The Guardian of 2006, the role of Susan Harding in The Stepfather of 2009 and many more. She has also been part of various famous and successful television shows like I Had Three Wives, Hotel. L.A Law, Sisters, Frasier, Once and Again, The New Batman Adventures, House, CSI:NY etc.
She has been awarded for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Sister) by Primetime Emmy Awards on 1994, Actress in a Movie or Miniseries (Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story) by CableACE Awards in 1996 and many others awards were awarded to honor Sela ward by various association.
Expanding her horizon of success utilizing her abilities and talent she has drawn an irreplaceable place in the world of Hollywood. The determination of years has made her stand in the social and economic position she is today. She stands as a role model to those people who seek the light of success through dedication and determination. She sets a perfect example than the success holds no other shortcuts than hard work.