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Sherilyn Fenn Biography

Updated On 20 Feb, 2018 Published On 09 Sep, 2016
Sherilyn Fenn
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Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Fenn
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 5 Feet 4 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Sherilyn Fenn

What is Sherilyn Fenn marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): In Relation
How many children does Sherilyn Fenn have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Sherilyn Fenn having any relationship affair ?: Yes7 affair
Is Sherilyn Fenn Lesbian ? No

Sherilyn Fenn, an American actress, is currently dating Dylan Stewart, an American consultant, since 2006. She was previously married to Toulouse Holliday, an American musician. Fenn is best known for her role in "Two Moon Junction". She was born to mother Arlene Quatro, a keyboard player, and father Leo Fenn, a rock band manager. Fenn attended the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute before her professional debut. She is possibly single at the moment.

Early Life and Education

Sherilyn Fenn was Sheryl Ann Fenn was born on 1 February 1965 in Detroit, Michigan under the birth sign of Cancer. She is the daughter of Catholic parents Arlene Quatro and Leo Fenn. Her mother is a keyboardist and father is the manager for rock bands like The Pleasure Seekers, The Billion Dollars Babies, and Alice Cooper.

Fenn is American and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is Italian and Hungarian descent from her mother side and Irish and French descent from her father side. She frequently traveled with her two older brothers and mother before they permanently shifted in Los Angeles when she was 17.

Fenn dropped her junior year in order to pursue her career in acting and enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute.


Sherilyn Fenn started her professional acting career with a number of B grade movies, including The Wild Life (1984), Thrashin (1986), The Wraith, Zombie High (1987). Sherilyn Fenn started her career with small roles on such TV shows as "Heart of the City" and "21 Jump Street". She made her big break in 1990 with the critically acclaimed series "Twin Peaks".

She appeared in the film, Wild at Heart along with Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern. In 1992, she shared the screen with John Malkovich and Gary Sinise in Of Mice and Men

Some of her film credit includes The Wraith, Two Moon Junction, True Blood, Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel, Ruby, Three of Hearts, Cement, The Scenesters, Wish Upon and many others. 

In 1998, Sherilyn Fenn returned to television world with series, Rude Awakening where she portrayed the lead role of Billie Frank, a former actress who struggles with alcoholism. In February 2016, she joined the cast of the American version of the Shameless.

Fenn has been nominated for Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV. 

Fenn has worked in several TV series like Twin Peaks, A Season in Purgatory, Rude Awakening, Watching Ellie, Gilmore Girls, NCIS, Magic City, Criminal Minds, Fatal Defense and others.

Personal Life

Sherilyn Fenn is possibly single at the present. During 1985's she dated popular pop singer Prince for a short period then Hollywood star Johnny Deep in 1986; their relationship lasted for several years.

Later she married guitarist-songwriter Toulouse Holliday in 1994, with whom she has a son, Myles. The couple first met on the set of Three of Hearts. However, the couple failed to handle their married life and split apart in 1997. She also dated computer consultant, Dylan Stewart and shared a son who was born in 2007.

Net Worth

Sherilyn Fenn has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand which she earned from her acting career. She charged a good sum of amount for movies and TV series.

Sherilyn Fenn talked about her TV series, Twin Peaks. Check out the video below, 

Sherilyn Fenn Affairs

  1. First Affair with Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp is a famous Hollywood actor. She was engaged to him for a brief period but got separated later.

  2. Second Affair with Barry Hollywood

    Sherilyn Fenn was in a relationship with Barry Hollywood in 1989. They broke up after two years of relationship.

  3. Third Affair with Prince

    Prince was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. They dated for a brief period in 1985 and broke up.

  4. Fourth Affair with Chris Penn

    Chris Penn was an American film and television actor. They dated for about a year and then broke up.

  5. Fifth Affair with Billy Idol

    Sherilyn Fenn had a brief relationship with Billy Idol. There is not much information about the couple.

  6. Sixth Affair with Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland is a Canadian actor, director, and producer. They had a brief relationship and then broke up.

  7. Seventh Affair with Dylan Stewart

    Dylan Stewart is an American musical artist. They have been dating since 2006. As of now, there are no signs of their separation.

Sherilyn Fenn Married

First Marriage with Toulouse Holliday

Sherilyn Fenn was previously married to G. Toulouse Holliday, an American musician, in 1993 but they divorced in 1997. They have two children.

Sherilyn Fenn Children

SON : Myles Holliday

Father: Toulouse Holliday

Myles was born on 15 December 1993. There is not much information about him except a few pictures.

SON : Christian Stewart

Father: Dylan Stewart

Christian is the youngest child of the couple. There is not much information about him except a few pictures

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