Actress / Singer-songwriter / Composer / Film Director / Character Actress / Record Producer / Television Actress / Model (person) / Film Actress | * 05/20/1946 (74) | El Centro, California, USA
Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian; May 20, 1946) is an American singer, actress and television personality. Commonly referred to by the media as the "Goddess of Pop", she has been described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry. Cher is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances throughout her six-decade-long career. Cher gained popularity in 1965 as one-half of the folk rock husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher after their song "I Got You Babe" peaked at number one on the US and UK charts. By the end of 1967, they had sold 40 million records worldwide and had become, according to Time magazine, rock's "it" couple. She began her solo career simultaneously, releasing in 1966 the transatlantic top three single "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)". She became a television personality in the 1970s with her CBS shows The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, watched by over 30 million viewers weekly during its three-year run, and Cher. She emerged as a fashion trendsetter by wearing elaborate outfits on her television shows. While working on television, Cher established her... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Cher

Primetime Emmy Award Academy Award for Best Actress Lucy Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actress European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

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Movies with Cher as Actress(45)

2019 Gardel
as Ruby Sheridan2018 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
as Herself - Interviewee2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Herself (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as herself2013 Dear Mom, Love Cher
as herself2011 Becoming Chaz
as Janet (voice)2011 Zookeeper
as Tess2010 Burlesque
as herself2008 The Wrecking Crew
as herself2003 Stuck on You
as herself2002 VH1: Divas Las Vegas
as herself1999 VH1: Divas Live '99
as Elsa Armistan1999 Tea with Mussolini
as Dr. Beth Thompson1996 If These Walls Could Talk
as Margaret1996 Faithful
as herself1994 Ready to Wear
as Interviewee1992 Robert Altman's Players
as herself1992 The Player
as Rachel Flax1990 Mermaids
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol
as Kathleen Riley1987 Suspect
as Loretta Castorini1987 Moonstruck
as Alexandra Medford1987 The Witches of Eastwick
as Self (archive footage)1986 The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years
as Florence 'Rusty' Dennis1985 Mask
as Dolly Pelliker1983 Silkwood
as herself1978 Cher... Special
as Herself - Co-Host1970 The Sonny & Cher Nitty Gritty Hour
as Chastity1969 Chastity
as Cher / Various1967 Good Times
as herself1965 Wild on the Beach

TV Shows/Series with Cher as Actress(25)

Movies with Cher as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2017 Edith+Eddie
Production/Executive Producer2013 Dear Mom, Love Cher
Directing/Director1996 If These Walls Could Talk
Sound/Theme Song Performance1966 Alfie

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Cherilyn Sarkisian
Born: Monday, 05/20 1946 (May) in El Centro (current age: 74 years + 198 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Montclair College Preparatory School
Member of: Sonny & Cher, Allman and Woman
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records, Atco Records, Atlantic Records, Columbia Records, Warner Music Group, Casablanca Records, Geffen Records, MCA Records, Imperial
Spouses (current/former): Gregg Allman, Sonny Bono
Children: Elijah Blue Allman, Chaz Bono
Mother: Georgia Holt
Other names for Cher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Cherilyn LaPiere"
"Cher Bono"
"Cherilyn Sarkisian"
"Bonnie Joe Mason" (Pseudonym)
Cher frequently works together with these people:
Sonny Bono (11x, Actor)
Janet Jackson (8x, Actress)
Joan Rivers (8x, Actress)
Joan Collins (7x, Actress)
Robert Altman (7x, Crew)
Rosie O'Donnell (7x, Actress)
Elton John (7x, Actor)
Liza Minnelli (7x, Actress)
Phyllis Diller (7x, Actress)
Whoopi Goldberg (6x, Actress)
Carol Burnett (6x, Actress)
Rod Stewart (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1062, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/13/2020