(written from a Production point of view)
Sheerin was born in Carson City, Nevada and grew up in Lake Tahoe. She made her first steps into the entertainment business ate the age of fifteen and appeared in several stage plays. She also traveled the world and resided a few years in Italy. Later she graduated with a bachelor artist in italian from the UCLA and has founded the company Luna Bag in 2004, which designes and distributes the "Luna Bag", a designer bag.
On-screen Sheerin has shown her skills in the feature films My Best Friend's Wedding (1997, with Renata Scott and Ray Uhler), The Big Lebowski (1998), Man on the Moon (1999, with Vincent Schiavelli and fellow DS9 co-stars Kelly Cooper and Jacqueline Case), the two time academy award winner Dreamgirls (2006, with Robert Curtis Brown and James Minor), and Bad Dog and Superhero (2007). She has also appeared in several television series, including Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (2001, episode The Love Boat), The Drew Carey Show, Ally McBeal, Charmed, and Yes, Dear (2006, episode Quitters Never Dance). Currently she is filming the dance documentary Move (2007).