Sherri Shepherd (born April 22, 1967) is an American actress, comedian, author, and television personality. From 2007 to 2014, Shepherd was a co-host of the daytime talk show The View, for which she received multiple Daytime Emmy Award nominations, winning one in 2009. She also starred in the sitcoms Less than Perfect (2002–2006), Sherri (2009), Trial & Error (2017–2018), and Mr. Iglesias (2019) In 2009, she published the novel Permission Slips: Every Woman's Guide to Giving Herself a Break. In 2012, she appeared as a contestant on the 14th season of the reality competition series Dancing with the Stars. She started hosting the game show Best Ever Trivia Show on the Game Show Network in 2019.