Sabrina Le Beauf is a well-known American actress who rose to prominence in the early 1990s because of her part in “The Cosby Show.” She hails from a theatrical background and has performed in numerous plays and musicals. “Diva Daughters DuPree” and “A Midwinter Night’s Dream” are two of her most well-known stage works. Sabrina has been on television programs such as “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “CBS Schoolbreak Special,” and “Hotel.” Her filmography includes “Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder,” a television movie. Sabrina has furthermore hosted two lifestyle programs, ‘In Your Own Backyard’ and ‘Homes with Style,’ She has recently embarked on an entrepreneurial journey and founded her own interior design firm.
Childhood and Instruction
Sabrina was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States on March 21, 1958. Soon after Sabrina’s birth, her family relocated to Los Angeles, where she and her brother, Graylan Moore, were raised.
She graduated from St. Matthias Catholic Girls High School in Huntington Park, California, where she received her primary education. She has always been mesmerized by Shakespeare’s tales. Sabrina never missed an opportunity to portray any of his play’s characters.
By the time she graduated from junior college, she had decided to major in performing arts in order to pursue a career in the industry. She enrolled at the University of California, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in theatre in 1980.
Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, educated her on all of the subtleties of theatre plays. Robert Lewis, an American actor, director, and founder of the Actors Studio served as her mentor. Future American actors such as John Turturro, Charles S. Dutton, and Angela Bassett were classmates of Sabrina.
Sabrina Beauf’s Career
Sabrina began her career with a New York performance of a theater play. She got a significant breakthrough when she auditioned for ‘The Cosby Show.’ She outperformed actress Whitney Houston, who also auditioned for the show, during the audition.
Sabrina portrayed Sondra Huxtable, the eldest daughter in the Huxtable family. The show was about the eccentric Huxtable family residing in Brooklyn Heights. Audience members voted the series as the greatest black television program ever.
Not only was the show profitable, but it also made Sabrina immensely popular, since everyone adored her character. Sabrina portrayed Sondra Huxtable in 52 episodes between 1984 and 1992. She also won a Young Artist Award in the category of Best Young Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama, or Special in 1989.
Sabrina studied Professional Interior Design at the University of California, Los Angeles, while the show was being filmed. After the show’s cancellation, she began her interior design business. In 1986, she had a recurring role in the television series Hotel.
The next year, in 1989, she participated in the television film Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder. Sabrina continued to make guest appearances on a variety of television programs, such as ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special’ in 1990 and ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1993. Six years later, she appeared in an episode of the television program ‘Cosby’.
In 2000, she appeared in the Los Angeles production of “Diva Daughters DuPree” at The Robey Theatre Company. She qualified as one of the permanent lead performers at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. due to the enormous popularity of the production.
Sabrina performed Titania in the 2002 production of “A Midwinter Night’s Dream,” a theater adaption of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
She later gave her voice to the character Norma Bindlebeep in the 2004 animated series Fatherhood. She returned to the stage in 2009, starring in the suspense film “The Stalker Within.” In her second production, based on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” she portrayed Katherine.
She is also affiliated with Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Arizona Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, San Diego Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, George Street Playhouse, San Jose Repertory Theatre, and Chautauqua Theatre Company, in addition to Shakespeare Theatre Company.
Sabrina was able to host two episodes about interior design due to her interior design expertise: ‘In Your Own Backyard’ and ‘Homes with Style’ Sabrina was also a script reader and performer at the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and Sundance Theatre Lab.
Her Personal Life
On June 27, 1989, Sabrina wed her longtime boyfriend Michael Reynolds. They held a small wedding with only close relatives and friends in attendance. Prior to their divorce in 1996, they were married for more than five years.
Estimated Net Worth
American actress Sabrina Le Beauf has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Sabrina Le Beauf was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and she earned degrees from the University of California – Los Angeles and Yale School of Drama.
She began her acting career in the early 1980s when she was cast as the eldest daughter, Sondra Huxtable, on the revolutionary series “The Cosby Show.”