Biography

Cheryl Dunye (born May 13, 1966) is a film director, producer, screenwriter, editor and actress. Dunye is a lesbian and her work often concerns themes of race, sexuality, and gender, particularly issues relating to black lesbians.

Cheryl Dunye (born May 13, 1966) is a film director, producer, screenwriter, editor and actress. Dunye is a lesbian and her work often concerns themes of race, sexuality, and gender, particularly issues relating to black lesbians.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1966-05-13

Place of Birth Monrovia, Liberia

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2017 DiAna's Hair Ego Remix Director
2016 Queen Sugar (2 episodes)Director
2014 Brother From Another Time Director
2014 Black Is Blue Director
2013 Valencia Director
2013 The Fosters (1 episode)Director
2012 Mommy Is Coming Director
2010 The Owls Director
2004 My Baby's Daddy Director
2001 Stranger Inside Director
1996 The Watermelon Woman Director
1996 Greetings from Africa Director
1993 An Untitled Portrait Director
1993 The Potluck and the Passion Director
1992 Vanilla Sex Director
1991 She Don't Fade Director
1990 Janine Director

Acting

2018 Dykes, Camera, Action! as herself
2017 Mansfield 66/67 as Herself
2012 Mommy Is Coming as Cabby
2010 The Owls as Carol
2003 Sisters in Cinema as Herself
1998 Women of Vision as Herself
1998 Lavender Limelight as Herself
1996 The Watermelon Woman as Cheryl
1996 Greetings from Africa as Cheryl
1993 Strange Weather
1992 Vanilla Sex as Narrator
1991 She Don't Fade as Cheryl / Shae Clarke
1990 Janine

Writing

2012 Mommy Is Coming Writer
2010 The Owls Writer
2002 Truth Be Told Writer
2001 Stranger Inside Writer
1996 The Watermelon Woman Writer
1991 She Don't Fade Screenplay
1990 Janine Writer

Editing

1996 The Watermelon Woman Editor
1992 Vanilla Sex Editor
1991 She Don't Fade Editor

Production

2012 Mommy Is Coming Producer
2010 The Owls Producer

Crew

1992 Vanilla Sex Cinematography

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