Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate

Who is Sharon Tate?

Sharon Tate was an American actress and model from Dallas, Texas, USA. who played small television roles before appearing in films and was regularly featured in fashion magazines as a model and cover girl during the 1960s.  Tate was hailed as one of Hollywood's most promising newcomers. She was murdered on July 26. 1969. 

What is Sharon Tate Famous for?

She became the internet and Hollywood sensation after she was being murdered on July 26. 1969. Sharon Tate is also famous as an American actor for her roles in comedic and dramatic Films like: ‘The Eye of the Devil.’ and TV series like, ‘The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom.’

How was Sharon Tate's Early Life?

Sharon Tate was born as Sharon Marie Tate Polanski in Dallas, Texas, the USA to father, Paul James Tate, a US army colonel, and mother, Doris Gwendolyn. She is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity and faith in Christianity. Her birth sign is Aquarius. She has two siblings named Debra and Patricia Tale. As a serving officer of the United States Army, Sharon’s father got transferred frequently. As a result, Sharon had to move to different cities along with her family during her growing years. She studied at the Chief Joseph Junior High School (presently  Chief Joseph Middle School) between September 1955 to June 1958, Columbia High school in Richland, Washington from September 1958 to October 1959 (Now known as  Richland High School). She attended Irvin High School in El Paso, Texas from late 1959 to April 1960, and the Vicenza American High School in Vicenza, Italy from April 1960 to June 1961. She completed her graduation from the latter school in 1961.

How is Sharon Tate's Career?

Sharon acting career started while still studying in Vicenza High School of Italy where she along with her friends got a chance to appear as extras in the film ‘Adventures of a Young Man’ that got released in 1962. One of the main cast from the movie, Richard Beymer persuaded her to pursue a film acting career back then.  So after that Sharon made her television debut in 1960 appearing in television series ‘The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom’.  In the same year, she was again hired as an extra in the film ‘Barabbas.’. She straightaway moved to Los Angeles to further her nascent film career in 1962. She came in contact with Harold Gefsky, who was working as the agent of Richard Beymer helped her in securing work in television and magazine advertisements. She landed another role in the American TV series ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ and another small role in the 

 The TV show ‘Mister Ed.’.After working in two films viz., ‘Americanization of Emily’ (1964) and ‘The Sandpiper’ (1965) in minor roles, Sharon got her first big break in the film ‘The Eye of the Devil.’ The film was a crime/horror movie directed by J Lee Thompson released in 1966.  After the success of ‘The Eye of the Devil,’ Sharon found another big role in the film ‘Valley of the Dolls,' released in 1967.  The film was a commercial success and Sharon was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her exciting performance as the Most Promising New Comer. In 1967, Sharon Tate was cast by the legendary director Roman Polanski in his film ‘The Fearless Vampire Killers.’  Her next film was ‘The Wrecking Crew,’ an American comedy film. The last film of her short career is the 1969 comedy, ‘The Thirteen Chairs,’  where she played the lead role. The film was  released after her untimely and tragic murder on July 26, 1969

What are Sharon Tate's Achievements?

There are not so many remarkable awards in her bag so far. However, Sharon was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her exciting performance as the Most Promising New Comer.

What was Sharon Tate's Net Worth?

Sharon's estimated net worth is $1 million at the time of her death. However, her salary is yet to be disclosed. Her major source of income was her acting career. She also had a car collection that includes: Red Ferrari, The Bentley, and Rolls Royce. She used to share a house with her husband, Roman Polanski, Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Who was Sharon Tate Married to?

Sharon was a married woman before her death. She was married to Roman Polanski, a Polish Film Director on January 20, 1968. There are no proper updates regarding her spouse and children on the internet or social media. She was pregnant at the time of her murder. Previously, she had relationships with some men like Steve McQueen (American Actor), Richard Beymer, American Actor (1961-1963), Philippe Forquet, French Actor (1963-1964), and Jay Sebring, American Businessman (1964-1967). 

How Tall is Sharon Tate?

Sharon stands a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 50 Kg. She has light ash blonde hair and hazel brown eyes. Her body measures 32-26-32 inches and used to wear a 32B bra size. Further, her shoe size is 6 (UK).

Sharon recognition comes from the old generation which has no social media like Facebook and Instagram. So she has no such popularity in today's social media.

Facts to be known, Sharon Tate:

She was born a day before the 1st wedding anniversary of her parents, Colonel Paul James, and Doris Tate.  By the time Tate was 6-months old she had won her 1st beauty contest- Miss Tiny Tot of Dallas Texas. On August 9, 1969, members of the Manson Family murdered Tate and 4 others in the home she shared with Polanski in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, U.S. She was murdered by stabbing. When Tate was murdered, she was eight-and-a-half months pregnant. Sharon's body is located in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, U.S.

Sharon Tate
Quick Facts of Sharon Polanski
Celebrated Name Sharon Tate
Age 77 years old
Nick Name Sharon Tate
Birth Name Sharon Tate Polanski
Birth Date 1943-01-24
Gender Female
Profession American actress
Nationality American
Place of Birth Dallas, Texas, United States
Education Richland High School, Irvin High School and Vicenza American High School
Father Paul Tate
Mother Doris Tate
Sister Debra Tate and Patricia Tate
Height 1.68 m
Weight 50 kg
Body Measurement 32-26-32 inches
Eye Color Hazel Brown
Hair Color Light Ash Blonde
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity (Catholic)
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Husband Roman Polanski
Net Worth $100 K-$1 Million
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