Ex-WWE Star Sharmell to Feature on Tonight's "Chicago PD" Episode
by NOMAN RASOOL | VIEW 570
Sharmell, a WWE Hall of Famer and former WCW Nitro Girl has been expanding her horizons and diving into acting. She has been featured in shows like "Bigger" and the Hulu series "Mike." Now, the former wrestler adds another acting credit to her growing resume with a guest appearance on NBC's popular drama, "Chicago PD." Sharmell took to Twitter to share the exciting news with her fans, writing, "From Queen of the #WWE ring to Queen of the courtroom, don't miss me on #ChicagoPD tonight on @nbc at 10/9c!" Although details about her role on the show are currently unavailable, both wrestling and television fans highly anticipate her appearance on the long-running drama.
Since retiring from in-ring competition in 2009, Sharmell has focused on helping her husband, Booker T, with their Reality of Wrestling training school and promotion. Her dedication to the wrestling world was recognized in 2022 when Booker T inducted her into the WWE Hall of Fame.
The ceremony occurred in the couple's home state of Texas, making the moment even more special. Sharmell's acting career is gaining momentum, as she is also set to appear in the upcoming films "Wonder London" and "Write It, Black." Although release dates for these projects have not been announced yet, her fans eagerly await her performances on the big screen.
Wrestlers in the "Chicago" Franchise: Colt Cabana's Guest Role
The "Chicago" franchise, which includes "Chicago Med," "Chicago Fire," and "Chicago PD," has welcomed several wrestling personalities in the past. AEW and ROH star Colt Cabana guest-starred on "Chicago Fire," portraying the leader of a Hazmat team.
As a former Ring of Honor Tag Team Champion, Cabana's speaking role in the series was well-received by viewers. WWE Hall of Famer Edge is another wrestler who has successfully transitioned to acting. He found new life on the hit TV series "Vikings." Edge has credited the show for reigniting his passion for wrestling, explaining that the physical demands of the stunts in "Vikings" helped him understand his body's limitations after neck surgery.
Sharmell's foray into acting is exciting for her and her fans. Her guest role on "Chicago PD" is a testament to her versatility as an entertainer, and it is thrilling to see her taking on new challenges outside of the wrestling ring.
As she continues to build her acting career, Sharmell proves she is a true force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry.