Cheryl 'Salt' James

Soundtrack | Producer | Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Deadpool (2016) | Space Jam (1996) | The Princess Diaries (2001)
AKA 
Cheryl James | Salt N' Pepa | Cheryl James Ray | Cheryl James aka Salt | Salt-N-Pepa | Salt-n-Pepa | Salt | Cheryl 'Salt' Wray  Less
BORN 
Mar 28, 1966 (age 51)

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Past Film & Video (23 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Sandy WexlerSandy Wexler Testimonial (as Cheryl James aka Salt), Writer ("Shoop") (as Cheryl James)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for DeadpoolDeadpool Writer ("Shoop") (as Cheryl James)  Less 2016 $58MM $363MM / $783MM
  • Primary photo for What a ManWhat a Man Lyrics ("Whatta Man") (as Cheryl James), Music ("Whatta Man") (as Cheryl James)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Something BorrowedSomething Borrowed Writer ("Shoop")  Less 2011 $35MM $39MM / $65MM
  • Primary photo for The DetailsThe Details Writer ("Shoop")  Less 2011 $64K / —
  • Primary photo for Queen of MediaQueen of Media Salt  Less 2011 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Diary of a Wimpy KidDiary of a Wimpy Kid Writer ("WHATTA MAN") (as Cheryl James)  Less 2010 $15MM $64MM / $76MM
  • Primary photo for The Princess DiariesThe Princess Diaries Writer ("Ain't Nuthin' But A She Thing")  Less 2001 $26MM $108MM / $57MM
  • Primary photo for Raw NerveRaw Nerve Detective Valerie Sanchez (as Cheryl James)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Our Friend, MartinOur Friend, Martin (Video) Writer ("Imagine")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Space JamSpace Jam Writer ("Upside Down (Round-N-Round)")  Less 1996 $80MM $90MM / $250MM
  • Primary photo for The AssociateThe Associate Writer ("Whatta Man") (as Cheryl James)  Less 1996 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for BulletproofBulletproof Writer ("Champagne")  Less 1996 $25MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Girls TownGirls Town Writer ("Somma Time Man") (as Cheryl James)  Less 1996 $403K / —
  • Primary photo for The Crossing GuardThe Crossing Guard Writer ("Whatta Man") (as Cherly James)  Less 1995 $9MM $833K / —
  • Primary photo for Vampire in BrooklynVampire in Brooklyn Soundtrack ("Whatta Man") (as Cheryl James)  Less 1995 $20MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie NewmarTo Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Soundtrack ("Body Beautiful")  Less 1995 $36MM / $48MM
  • Primary photo for Salt-N-Pepa: None of Your BusinessSalt-N-Pepa: None of Your Business (Video) Cheryl 'Salt' James  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Salt 'N' Pepa Feat. En Vogue: Whatta ManSalt 'N' Pepa Feat. En Vogue: Whatta Man (Video) Actress  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994 (Video) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Who's the Man?Who's the Man? Teesha Braxton  Less 1993 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Stay TunedStay Tuned Start Me Up (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1992 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Salt-N-Pepa: Push ItSalt-N-Pepa: Push It (Video) Salt  Less 1987
Past Television (29 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Lip Sync BattleLip Sync Battle (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("Shoop") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015–2016 2
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Shoop") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2014–2016 2
  • Primary photo for Cookin' with Salt-N-PepaCookin' with Salt-N-Pepa (TV Series) Salt  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Family TimeFamily Time (TV Series) Salt ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Back in Time for DinnerBack in Time for Dinner (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • The 1990s (Apr 14, 2015) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • The Switch Up (Oct 28, 2014) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Vampire DiariesThe Vampire Diaries (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Yellow Ledbetter (Oct 9, 2014) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Person of InterestPerson of Interest (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Wingman (Oct 7, 2014) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Strictly Come DancingStrictly Come Dancing (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Week 1: Show 2 (Sep 27, 2014) Performer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited), Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Performer ("Push It") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #18.169 (May 29, 2014) Performer ("Push It") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Oh No She Betta Don't! (Mar 31, 2014) Performer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited), Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Brooklyn Nine-NineBrooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Unsolvable (Mar 18, 2014) Performer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited), Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation (TV Series) Performer ("Shoop") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Shoop") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Two Parties (Jan 17, 2013) Performer ("Shoop") (uncredited), Writer ("Shoop") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Inas NachtInas Nacht (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #7.5 (Oct 15, 2011) Writer ("Whatta Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Sporty, Rich & Sexy (Mar 2, 2010) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Let's Talk About PepLet's Talk About Pep (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 2010 ) , Writer (source material) ( 7 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 8
    • Episode #1.8 (Mar 1, 2010) Executive Producer, Writer (source material)  Less
    • Episode #1.7 (Feb 22, 2010) Executive Producer, Writer (source material)  Less
    • Episode #1.6 (Feb 15, 2010) Executive Producer, Writer (source material)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Private PracticePrivate Practice (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • What Women Want (Mar 19, 2009) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Fashion News LiveFashion News Live (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Whatever It Takes (Nov 6, 2007) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Salt-N-Pepa ShowThe Salt-N-Pepa Show (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 10 episodes, 2007 ) , Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 2007 10
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  • Primary photo for Ellen DeGeneres: Here and NowEllen DeGeneres: Here and Now (TV Special) Writer ("Shoop") (as Cheryl James)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Writer ("Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Head First (Oct 26, 1998) Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Little Kitten ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Mother Goose (Oct 20, 1997) Little Kitten (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sinatra: 80 Years My WaySinatra: 80 Years My Way (TV Movie) Herself - Salt-N-Pepa, Writer ("Whatta Man") (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The John Larroquette ShowThe John Larroquette Show (TV Series) Ronnette ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Shoop", "Whatta Man") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
Self (54 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Guilty PleasuresGuilty Pleasures (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Young HollywoodYoung Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 2016 MTV Movie Awards2016 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Lip Sync BattleLip Sync Battle (TV Series) Herself - Competitor ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The ChewThe Chew (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Meredith Vieira ShowThe Meredith Vieira Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural IconDon Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy DBe Inspired: The Life of Heavy D (Short) Self  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Something from Nothing: The Art of RapSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap Herself  Less 2012 $288K / —
  • Primary photo for Life AfterLife After (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Mo'Nique ShowThe Mo'Nique Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Good HairGood Hair Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 2009 $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Black to the FutureBlack to the Future (TV Series) Herself  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for The Salt-N-Pepa ShowThe Salt-N-Pepa Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 2007–2008
  • Primary photo for 4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for VH1 Goes InsideVH1 Goes Inside (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Yo! MTV Raps (Feb 18, 2006) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less
  • Primary photo for Selling SexSelling Sex (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Movie) Herself - Honoree (as Salt N' Pepa)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Def PoetryDef Poetry (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
    • Salt-n-Pepa (Nov 25, 2001) Herself (as Salt)  Less
  • Primary photo for MTV 20: Live & Almost LegalMTV 20: Live & Almost Legal (TV Movie) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Top TenTop Ten (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Salt-N-Pepa ( 5 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999
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  • Primary photo for Ricki LakeRicki Lake (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Gift of SongThe Gift of Song (TV Movie) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Chris Rock ShowThe Chris Rock Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for MADtvMADtv (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself / Themselves - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 1994–1997 )  Less 1994–1997
  • Primary photo for StompStomp (Video) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 38th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 1995 Billboard Music Awards1995 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for 25th Anniversary Essence Awards25th Anniversary Essence Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for WrestleMania XIWrestleMania XI (TV Special) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for WWE Monday Night RAWWWE Monday Night RAW (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music AwardsThe 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1991–1994 )  Less 1991–1994
  • Primary photo for 1994 MTV Video Music Awards1994 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Gangsta Rap: An MTV News Special ReportGangsta Rap: An MTV News Special Report (TV Movie) Herself - Rapper (as Salt)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1992–1994 )  Less 1992–1994
  • Primary photo for The WordThe Word (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1990–1994 )  Less 1990–1994
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 36th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual American Music AwardsThe 21st Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 35th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for In a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDSIn a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS (TV Movie) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Sisters in the Name of RapSisters in the Name of Rap (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1992 $210K
  • Primary photo for The 6th Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1989–1991 )  Less 1989–1991
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1988–1990 )  Less 1988–1990
  • Primary photo for Dionne and FriendsDionne and Friends (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
    • Episode #1.14 (Apr 9, 1990) Herself (as Salt N' Pepa)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Salt-N-Pepa (uncredited)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday CelebratationFreedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (TV Special) Herself (as Salt-N-Pepa)  Less 1988
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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