Edit
Sheri Moon Zombie Poster

Biography

Jump to: Overview (4)  | Mini Bio (1)  | Spouse (1)  | Trade Mark (4)  | Trivia (14)  | Personal Quotes (12)

Overview (4)

Born in San Jose, California, USA
Birth NameSheri Lyn Skurkis
Nicknames Kitty
Kitty Moon
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sheri Moon Zombie was born Sheri Lyn Skurkis. She is the daughter of Carol A. and William B. Skurkis, and has Lithuanian and Polish ancestry. She was raised in Torrington, Connecticut, from a young age. In her late teens, Sheri moved to California, but continued to spend a great deal of time in the New England state, due to education and work commitments. Throughout her twenties, Sheri was a model and a dancer, appearing in many music videos. These were mostly for her then-musician boyfriend, Rob Zombie, whom she later married in 2002 on Halloween. Sheri didn't start acting until 2002, when she landed the role of "Baby" in the horror, House of 1000 Corpses (2003), which was directed by her now-husband, Rob Zombie. This was her first role in a number of commercially successful horror flicks that he directed, including The Devil's Rejects (2005), Halloween (2007) and Halloween II (2009), as well as a brief film segment for Grindhouse (2007) called "Werewolf Women of the SS". She also had an additional role in Tobe Hooper's Toolbox Murders (2004). Her next film role is The Lords of Salem (2012), which is to be directed by Rob Zombie. Further to her movie roles, she has starred in one episode, each, of Californication (2007) and CSI: Miami (2002), the latter being directed by her husband. She has also lent her voice to a character in the animated film, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009), again directed by her husband. Her early roles led to USA Today describing her, in 2007, as one of the modern era's "Scream Queens", with this colourful image still persisting in 2011. Unlike many "Scream Queens", Sheri has acquired a large male fanbase, due to certain roles allowing her to exhibit her natural beauty and shapely figure. Finally, in addition to her acting success, she has ventured into the world of clothing design, with her obvious talent finally bursting through. The range is known as "Total Skull" and includes a variety of short sleeve and long sleeve T-shirts for both men and women, as well as hats, hoodies, masks, bandanas and scarfs.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: James Orme, England.

Spouse (1)

Rob Zombie (31 October 2002 - present)

Trade Mark (4)

Shrill laugh
Frequently cast by her husband, Rob Zombie
Slender figure
Blonde hair

Trivia (14)

Is featured on the soundtrack for her debut movie House of 1000 Corpses (2003).
Was a dancer and model before meeting husband Rob Zombie.
Began dating Rob Zombie in 1993.
Appeared in the December 2005 issue of Playboy.
Named by USA Today as one of today's top Scream Queens. [2007]
Ranked #7 on Maxim's "Hottest Women of Horror Movies" list.
Had a personal clothing line, "Total Skull". The hoodie Laurie Strode (Scout Taylor-Compton) wears in Halloween (2007) was from the line. The line went out of business in 2013.
On a convention tour to promote The Devil's Rejects (2005). [July 2005]
Currently filming The Devil's Rejects (2005). [June 2004]
Has stated that she never desired to become an actress and thus will only act in movies directed by her husband, Rob Zombie. The only film Sheri has appeared in that was not directed by her husband is Tobe Hooper's Toolbox Murders (2004), which she did as a personal favor as Rob and Hooper were friends. According to Sheri, she receives offers to appear in other movies, but turns them all down.
Wore a white sweater and jeans to her wedding with Rob Zombie.
Stopped eating McDonald's Fast Food after she saw the documentary Super Size Me (2004).
Has a brother, Jeffrey Skurkis, who had an uncredited cameo appearance in The Devil's Rejects (2005).
Despite her Scream Queen status, she ironically does not like horror films as they scare her too much. In interviews, she admits to closing her eyes while watching her own films at the premiere, or while watching horror films with her husband.

Personal Quotes (12)

Salem is such a cool little town that's very touristy. It's fun to walk around all the shops and get the feeling there.
I guess you could say the beginning of my career as an actress was when I started performing in music videos.
Nothing can shock me.
I love working out. I wake up, have my egg white breakfast and then I get on the treadmill and the elliptical. If I don't do that in the morning, I'm in a bad mood for the rest of the day. It really does release, like, some sort of crazy endorphins that gets out your bad energy. I love it. I've also done Pilates, yoga and all that kind of stuff.
I consider myself a California girl now. I moved out here when I was 17. As soon as I graduated high school, I came out to California and had a couple of tries. I mean, I moved back to Connecticut where I grew up, twice, and went to broadcasting school. But I moved back and forth. Seventeen is really young to move out of state and be on your own. I mean, I wanted to play and have fun and be responsibility-free, but eventually you have to buckle down and get a job. So I was a little wild child when I was younger.
[on her relationship with Rob Zombie]: We were together for nine years. We both really didn't want to get married. Then all of a sudden something happened and I was just like, "You know what? Maybe we should. We might as well." It was weird, but there was nothing profound about it. We planned the wedding and then we said, "No, forget it. Let's just elope and then we'll have a party here." So that's what we did. We were actually taking a walk in our neighborhood the day before [Halloween]. The wedding date was to be November 9th. We're like, "Oh god, we've been together for nine years. We should just say our vows privately." It was just like a spur-of-the-moment decision. It just happens that the next day was Halloween. We didn't do it for any spooky reasons or anything. We were not in costume. I wore a white sweater and jeans.
I read a lot of books, I do a lot of crossword puzzles, [Rob Zombie and I] watch movies on the bus. On the last tour that we did this summer, everyone wanted to watch music documentaries, so we were really into watching those. We also have, like, these big Uno championship games - we're, like, mad for Uno on the bus!
[on her 31 (2016) character]: Charly is totally a victim in this movie and she's only doing everything out of the instinct to survive, like Heidi in The Lords of Salem (2012). I think it shows that everyone has that in them and they can come out. It's kill or be killed.
The hardest thing about being on the road is getting healthy food sometimes. Everyone's a big carnivore this country and it's a fast food nation. The hardest thing about being on the road is getting good, healthy food. I don't think I've eaten McDonald's since I saw Super Size Me (2004).
I don't really feel like I want to try to sell myself or market myself to people. I don't have an agent. I don't give many interviews. I don't actively seek work. I just don't like the whole audition process that actors have to go through, God bless them. It's so demeaning and terrible for the most part. That's a big reason why I [didn't for so long]. I know there's somebody that has a website out there where you can get information. I think for the most part, things are almost right. It's sort of like the tabloids. There's a bit of information that's true, but then the rest of it is sort of fluffed up.
I actually started making tank tops under the name Kitty Moon many, many years ago, but I just didn't have the time to fully devote to it. Now that we don't go on the road as much, I have a better ability to focus on a line; that's why I started Total Skull.
I really fell in love with the art of making clothes when I was dancing on tour. Creating my stage image through clothes was a blast. I discovered a total sense for what cool chicks and rockin' dudes like to wear. Total Skull is for those people. People that like to rock - total rock.

See also

Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro Pro Name Page Link

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed