About this actor
Cheryl Hines (born September 21, 1965) is an American actress and television director, best known for her role as Larry David's wife Cheryl on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. In 2009 she made her directorial debut at the Tribeca Film Festival with Serious Moonlight. Hines was born in Miami Beach, Florida, the daughter of Rosemary Graham Harbolt and James Hines, whom she has described as "sort of a redneck." Part of the family came from Frostproof, Florida; Hines grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, 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. Hines attended both West Virginia University and Florida State University, before graduating from the University of Central Florida. Before making her break in Hollywood, Hines worked as a waitress, television reporter and telephone operator, as well as a personal assistant to Rob Reiner when she moved to Los Angeles to pursue...