Sela Ward (born July 11, 1956 in Meridan, Mississippi) is the actress who portrays House's ex-girlfriend Stacy Warner.
Ward is arguably one of the most accomplished actresses to appear on House M.D., being the winner of a Golden Globe Award (for her work in Once and Again), two Emmy Awards (for Sisters and Once and Again) and a Cable Ace Award (for Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story). She has been nominated for two other Emmys and three other Golden Globes for her work.
She is married to fellow actor and venture capitalist Howard Sherman, with whom she has had two children.
Ward starred in the 2009 film, The Stepfather. She joined the cast of CSI: New York in its seventh season.