Birth Name: Cheri Oteri
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Cheryl Ann O'Teari was born on Sept. 19, 1965 in Philadelphia, PA and raised along with siblings Brian, Denise and Tom in the suburb of Upper Darby. Oteri never grew up dreaming about being a comedy performer, but as a student at Archbishop Prendergast High School, had a serious interest in music. At the tail end of the 1980s, after several years of temping, she moved to Los Angeles to get more involved in the music business. From 1990-94, she began her career working in promotions at A&M Records, where she had a reputation for routinely making her colleagues laugh. At the suggestion of one, Oteri decided to try her hand at comedy, starting to take courses with L.A.'s famed improvisatio...
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