Sherry Lee Peterson

Sherry Lee Peterson

Screenwriter, Author and Music Composer

Los Angeles, California

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September 2020
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About Sherry

Sherry was born in Denver, Colorado.
Arriving six weeks early she was anxious to make a running start towards life.
At the age of seven, she won a cheeseburger in the Little Miss Colorado Pageant. It wasn't exactly the crown she had hoped for, but it did teach her that there are, different measures for success. She learned that the show must go on and that laughter and tears are two sides of the same valuable coin.
Early on music, television, and movies captured her attention. Lucy and Ethel were her role models and the rhythm of Dr. Seuss resonated with her. Dorothy from Oz was a mentor in her life and Over the Rainbow, is her favorite song.
In her quest to find herself, her dad always said, “plan your work and work your plan.” So, she did.
As she launched herself into academia, she became a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and attained an arts degree.
She also attended A.C.T. Studio in Denver which specialized in film, television and commercial acting. acting. Sherry has been a proud member of SAG/AFTRA for over thirty years.
Her father was a zookeeper and her mother was a master seamstress.
They raised Sherry and her sister Sandy to be of service to others and believed the Golden Rule never fails. This philosophy was passed on to her own two children.
Her son Bobby Peterson is a writer in Los Angeles and her daughter Kimberlee Peterson, is an actress/photographer.
They were encouraged to be authentic, to find their own voice and the precious power of imagination.
On a personal level, her children and grandchildren are her gold medals in life.
The conclusion that she has arrived at, is this: She prepared her whole life to write, rewrite, and then write some more. If life hands you lemons, or in her case cheeseburgers, you remain grateful and stay inspired. She knows that it's ok to color outside of the lines and that we all don't fit into the same box.
When you plan your work and work your plan, you never know where you can land. Whether you click your ruby slippers one time, two times, three times or more, you're always guaranteed there are more dreams in store. She can't wait to see what the next chapter brings!

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  • Down Came the Rain

    Down Came the Rain Crime Drama A single mother struggles to survive, when she’s forced into a shady underworld driven by corruption and greed.

  • Adventures in Puddle Creek

    Adventures in Puddle Creek Animation Family When a forest fire races through Puddle Creek, the community realizes the meaning of home, and the value of teamwork.

  • STIFF'S 'R' US

    STIFF'S 'R' US Comedy When two sisters open a funeral parlor that specializes in themed memorial services, mourners experience a sendoff they'll never forget.

  • Don't Quit Your Daydream

    Don't Quit Your Daydream Drama Comedy A woman sinks into the depths of depression and madness, only holding on by her Spanx, misguided dreams, and a scale that lies to her.

  • The Calm Before a Storm

    The Calm Before a Storm Independent Drama When a mother and daughter are victimized by the hands of the same abuser, they find the courage to break away.

  • Chasing the Dream

    Chasing the Dream Drama Family When a group of young actors head out west for pilot season, they quickly learn the struggles and rules of making it in the business.

  • The Upside to Down

    The Upside to Down Independent Drama When a corporate attorney returns home for her father's funeral, an unexpected inheritance changes her life trajectory.

  • Off the Grid

    Off the Grid Adventure Drama When a modern family reaches a crossroads in their detached life, they reluctantly abandon the electronics, and head into the wilderness to reconnect.

  • The Treasures of Delga

    The Treasures of Delga Action Independent Two teenagers wrongfully accused of murder find themseles on the lam and in a dangerous race against time to locate the real killers.

  • Change of Life

    Change of Life Drama Three best friends struggle through professional and family life - losing, evolving, and finding themselves in the process.

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