Sherry Hursey

Biography: North Carolina native Sherry Hursey began acting in 1975. During the '70s, she appeared on such shows as The Rookies, Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda, The Waltons, and The Six Million Dollar Man. She continued to crop up on series and TV movies throughout the 1980s and '90s and is best remembered for her recurring role as Dr. Ilene Markham on Tim Allen's hit sitcom Home Improvement from 1993-1997. Guest spots on NYPD Blue, CSI, Touched by an Angel, JAG, Judging Amy, and Nip/Tuck followed, as well as an appearance in the film Bring It On and voice work in Howl's Moving Castle. Hursey is also an accomplished singer; her vocal talents can be heard as the lead in the children's musical series Lilly's Light.

Sherry Hursey's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 70
Highest Metascore: 75 Home Improvement: Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 64 Home Improvement: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Touched by an Angel: Season 8 Sep 29, 2001 Debbie tbd
tbd NYPD Blue: Season 7 Jan 11, 2000 Sara Lorentz tbd
tbd Home Improvement: Season 6 Sep 17, 1996 Ilene Markham / Ilene 7.3
tbd Home Improvement: Season 5 Sep 19, 1995 Ilene Markham / Ilene 7.5
tbd Home Improvement: Season 4 Sep 20, 1994 Ilene Markham / Ilene 7.8
tbd Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 2 Sep 25, 1993 Actor tbd
tbd Home Improvement: Season 3 Sep 15, 1993 Ilene Markham / Ilene 7.6
tbd Matlock: Season 2 Sep 22, 1987 Diane tbd
tbd Simon and Simon: Season 5 Oct 3, 1985 Julie Bronson tbd
tbd Simon and Simon: Season 3 Sep 29, 1983 Marie tbd
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 7 Sep 25, 1976 Bonnie tbd
tbd The Waltons: Season 4 Sep 11, 1975 Felicia tbd
tbd Happy Days: Season 3 Sep 9, 1975 Businessman's Daughter tbd