S. Epatha Merkerson

Actress who stars in "Come Back, Little Sheba" on stage at the Kirk Douglas Theater through July 15.

Last book I bought:
“Killing Johnny Fry: A Sexistential Novel” by Walter Mosley

Book I’m reading:
In rehearsal, can only see “Come Back, Little Sheba” by William Inge

Total number of books I own:
Over 500

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Tumbling” by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
“If Beale Street Could Talk” by James Baldwin
Easy Rawlins series by Walter Mosley

Last film I saw:
“The Last King of Scotland,” directed by Kevin MacDonald

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“The Godfather I” and “The Godfather: Part II,” directed by Francis Ford Coppola
“The Little Foxes,” directed by William Wyler

Last CD I bought:
“Everything Must Go,” Steely Dan

Song currently playing:
“Salt,” Lizz Wright

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Night in Tunisia,” Chaka Khan
“Can’t Hide Love,” Earth, Wind & Fire
“Golden,” Jill Scott

Favorite drink:
Kettle One extra dirty martini with extra olives

Favorite charity:
JusticeWorks Community in Brooklyn, NY

Favorite vacation:
Belize

Favorite vice:
Food

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
My co-worker Jesse L. Martin, my brother Zephry Merkerson, Dick Wolf, George C. Wolfe, playwright Suzan-Lori Parks

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