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Sharon Tate (I) (1943–1969)

Sharon's early life was one of constant moving as her father served in the military. When she lived in Italy, she was voted "Homecoming Queen" of her high school. After being an extra in a few Italian films, Sharon headed to Hollywood where she would again start as an extra. Her first big break came when she was cast as the shapely bank secretary,... See full bio »

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The Fearless Vampire Killers
Valley of the Dolls
Valley of the Dolls Jennifer North
The Wrecking Crew
The Wrecking Crew Freya Carlson
Twelve Plus One


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 1969 Twelve Plus One
 1967 Don't Make Waves
 1967 The Fearless Vampire Killers
Sarah Shagal
 1963-1965 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Janet Trego / Young Woman - Party Guest / Mary
- Possum Day (1965) ... Janet Trego
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Girls of Nazarone Affair (1965) ... Therapist
 1964 The Americanization of Emily
Beautiful Girl (uncredited)
 1963 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Telephone Operator / Girl
- Love Thy New Neighbor (1963) ... Telephone Operator
- Ed Discovers America (1963) ... Girl
 1962 Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
Burlesque Queen (uncredited)
 1961 Barabbas
Patrician in Arena (uncredited)
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2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 1 Article | 9 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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I'm very unpredictable. Very, very impulsive. Extremely. Absolutely! Sometimes I don't know what I want to do from one day to the next. I can't enjoy anything premeditated; I just do it as I feel it. But whatever I do is motivated by honesty. See more »


Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California. See more »


Soft, lilting voice See more »

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