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|Also Known As:||D'Auvergne Sharon Lindsay,Sharon Lynn||Died:||May 26, 1963|
|Born:||April 9, 1907||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Weatherford, Texas, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor|
VStanford ( 2009-05-01 )
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D'Auvergne Sharon Lindsay, born April 9, 1908 (Another source gives the year as 1904, another gives 1907 and still another says 1910. Her grave marker gives her birth year as 1908) in Weatherford, Texas. Sharon was 5 foot four inches tall (5"-4"), weighed 115 pounds and had brown hair (well, this often changed) and brown eyes. Sharon's mother, Etta Stanford Lindsay, was the sister to Alfred E. Stanford. Both Etta and Alfred resided in Buena Park, California. Sharon's brothers were William Lindsay and Onis Lindsey. Bill Lindsay also lived in Buena Park, California. (Sharon also had another older brother.) Sharon's cousins, Alfred and Jessie Stanford's children, were Lloyd Stanford, Orville Stanford, Claude Stanford, George Stanford and Charles Stanford. One of Sharon's nephews still lives in Orange County, California. She entered films as an extra, appeard in silent films and then later in "talkies". She was both and actress and a songwriter. On Broadway she appeared in C. B. Dillingham's musical Sunny Side Up before making her movie debut in Clancy's Kosher Wedding. In 1941 she appeared in her last film, "West Point Widow". Sharon was married twice, to screen writer Barney Glazer and then to Beverly Hills resident John Sershen. On May 26, 1963 at the Hollywood Presperterian Hospital, Sharon died from multiple sclerosis. During her career, Sharon appeared in 36 films. The poet Ann Stanford and Sharon Lynn were first cousins.
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