Sharon Marie  Tate

Sharon Marie Tate

Female 1943 - 1969  (26 years)    Has 2 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Sharon Marie Tate 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born 20 Jan 1943  Dallas, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Aug 1969  Bel Air, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I372999  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2002 

    Father Colonel Paul James Tate,   b. 1922,   d. 2005  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Doris Gwendolyn Willett,   b. 16 Jan 1924,   d. 10 Jul 1992  (Age 68 years) 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Family ID F147873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2002 
    Family ID F147872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Her 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, Janet Trego, in the Television Series "The Beverly Hillbillies (1963-1965)". In 1967, she would meet her future husband, Director Roman Polanski, on the set of the English film 'The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck'. Sharon's big role would be that same year when she was the starlet in 'Valley of the Dolls (1967)'. With her marriage to Roman, her life became one of parties, travel, and meeting influential movie people. She would appear as a red haired beauty in the spy spoof 'Wrecking Crew (1969)' working with Dean Martin and the equally beautiful Elke Sommer. Sharon then took time off from films as she awaited the birth of her first child. On August 9, 1969, a pregnant Sharon Tate and four other people where murdered by members of the "Manson family".
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