Sheryl Lee Ralph from 'Moesha' Shows She Hasn't Changed Much over the Years as She Posts Side-By-Side Pics of Herself

Lois Oladejo
Mar 03, 2020
02:00 P.M.
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Famous activist and actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is aging gracefully as she took to social media to share a photo, comparing how she looked in the past and how she looks now. 


Sheryl Lee Ralph is a famous actress who is best known for her roles as Deidra "Dee" Mitchell on the UPN comedy, "Moesha."

Sheryl also played the role of Deena Jones in the original Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" in 1981 for which she received Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.

Sheryl Lee Ralph speaks during the 2019 Outfest Legacy Awards Gala: Unveiling of a New Era at Vibiana on October 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images


The 63-year-old recently took to her Instagram page to post a then and now picture, while expressing gratitude to God.

The picture was a photo grid that showed how the talented actress looked in the past and how she looks now, and it looks as though she has hardly aged a day. The caption reads:

"Then and now! I thank GOD."


Fans of the talented singer took to the comments section with compliments, "Still simply and utterly impossibly beautiful," a fan commented, adding several flame emojis. 

Sheryl has been married twice, first to Eric Maurice in 1990 — the pair share two children, son Etienne Maurice, born in 1992, and daughter Ivy-Victoria Maurice, born in 1995. Her marriage to Eric ended in 2001. 

He expressed disbelief that Lyric was really gone.


Back in 2018, the original Dream-girl took to Instagram, to mourn the death of her son's best friend. She wrote, "Lyric Leigh McHenry was a smart (Stanford alum smart), a kind, loving young woman with a sparkling future ahead of her, and now she's gone."

The "Moesha" star added that Lyric was a beloved daughter and a loving sister who will always be remembered. 


Lyric reportedly died from a drug overdose after she was found on a sidewalk at 5.A.M on a Tuesday morning wearing pajamas and holding a ziplock bag filled with cocaine — she was allegedly heavy with a child at the time of her death.

At the time of her death, Sheryl's son, Etienne, took to his social media page to share a heart-rending tribute to his deceased best friend. 

In his tribute, he expressed disbelief that Lyric was gone, and he thanked well-wishers for their condolences and prayers, adding that she had been his closest friend since the death of his grandfather six years ago. 

The tribute was followed by several other photos of Eric with the late Lyric which he shared to his Instagram story,