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Mount Vernon, New York
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The Young and the Restless
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Davetta Sherwood (born January 27, 1984 in Mount Vernon, New York) is an American actress and Folk rock singer-songwriter. Davetta Sherwood is the daughter of a British father David Sherwood and an American mother Tracie Sherwood. Davetta was born a Catholic and at a young age her parents divorced. At the age of 8, Davetta and her mother left New York for Maryland. Davetta began to show an interest in acting and her mother took notice. Tracie took on the role of `momager` and along with Davetta left Maryland for California at the age of 14. Davetta then began appearing in television commercials and music videos such as Vitamin C`s video Friends Forever, Bow Wow`s video `My Baby` and Lil J`s video `It`s the Weekend`. Davetta enrolled in a program at Riverside Community College so she could finish high school and start college simultaneously, although she hasn`t finished college she isn`t planning on going back.
Davetta Sherwood began acting at the age of seven and appeared in several school productions throughout middle and high school including "A Raisin in the Sun," "The Wizard of Oz," "Annie" and "A Star Spangle Girl." She later began taking acting lessons and landed television roles in My Wife and Kids and The Bernie Mac Show. In 2003, she was cast in the short lived series Platinum as the feisty Jade Rhames, once the show was canceled Davetta guest starred on Boston Public and would later return in 2005. In 2005, Sherwood featured in two films as Tosha Cooper in Back in the Day and as Patty in Venom. In 2006, Davetta was cast as the lovestruck teen Lily Winters in the soap opera The Young and the Restless, she was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for the role. Sherwood was replaced in favor of the originator of the role. Davetta starred in the independent film A Talent For Trouble as Jessica. In the same year Sherwood debuted on stage in the play The Divorce and later starred in the play Pleasant ville. As of 2008, Davetta is currently writing, directing and producing her own play "Exactly Different". Davetta`s production company 5 Foot Nuthin Productions in conjunction with YAV Productions are producing a series of television shows and films due to start airing in fall of 2009.
Davetta is currently in a relationship and planning to move to NY in the near future. She is the CEO and founder of 5 Foot Nuthin Productions and is producing and directing her first stage play. Davetta enjoys being in her twenties and traveling the country as a self proclaimed gypsy.
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High school in Moreno Valley
Riverside College (2002)
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Bow Wow (Music Video (My Baby)) , Vitamin C (Music Video (Friends Forever)) 
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Davetta Sherwood (born January 27, 1984) is an American actress and musician. Sherwood first worked as a child model before venturing into an acting career including appearing in music videos and guest appearances. Her first breakthrough acting role was on the Emmy award-winning soap opera The Young and the Restless, which earned her a nomination for the NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series". In 2008, she launched her production company, 5 Foot Nuthin Productions.
Actress, musician, model