Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
Award-winning actress and writer, Cheryl Felicia Rhoads has also
been a committed combatant in the culture wars. She humorously and
poignantly shares her journey through the entertainment industry.
From a little girl in children's theatre, who sold Goldwater soda
pop to the dismay of teachers … to a pro confronting
political propaganda in her agent's office in Hollywood, she tells
a tale of survival in an aggressively liberal profession.
CHERYL FELICIA RHOADS starred as Mother Goose in The
Mother Goose Video Treasury. She has also guest starred on many
TV shows including Rodney, Any Day Now,
Saved by the Bell & The Client to name just a few.
She was a cast member with Ben Affleck on the NBC series
Against the Grain. She co-starred with Arsenio Hall &
Smokey Robinson and was also a writer on The Motown Revue.
She wrote The Doc Insider segments for the PAX series
Doc. New Times Los Angeles Magazine praised Cheryl
Rhoads' comedy classes for kids as the "BEST in Los Angeles." Her
articles have appeared in UPI, AEI, National
Review Online, Townhall.com, and Human
Events. Her speech on Hollywood conservatives for the Clare
Boothe Luce Policy Institute was on C-SPAN and she has
been a guest on MSNBC's Scarborough Country. Last
year, Ken Starr invited her to speak in his home to Pepperdine
University students about faith and a career in show business. She
can be seen in the new film, Americanizing
More About the Speakers
Cheryl Felicia Rhoads
Actress, Writer and Director
Becky Norton Dunlop
Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow