Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis

Age
65 (passed away Aug. 2nd, 1998)
Birthday
Jan. 17th, 1933
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
5' 0"

Shari Lewis' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Captain Kangaroo TV Show
Captain Kangaroo
The Shari Lewis Show TV Show
The Shari Lewis Show
Lamb Chop's Play-Along TV Show
Lamb Chop's Play-Along
Arabian Knights TV Show
Arabian Knights
The Garry Moore Show TV Show
The Garry Moore Show
The Charlie Horse Music Pizza TV Show
The Charlie Horse Music Pizza
Music City Tonight TV Show
Music City Tonight
The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show TV Show
The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 359-360. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Shari Lewis hosted her first kids TV shows "Facts N'Fun", "Kartoon Klub"/"Shari & Her Friends", "Shariland" and "Hi Mom"/"Family" on WNBT/WRCA Ch. 4 and on WPIX TV Ch. 11 in NYC. "Facts N'Fun" was seen Sunday afternoons on WNBT TV Ch. 4 in NYC from Sunday July 5, 1953 to Sunday September 26, 1953. "Kartoon Klub"/"Shari & Her Friends" Monday to Saturday evenings on WPIX TV Ch. 11 in NYC from Tuesday July 6, 1954 to Saturday December 22, 1956. "Shariland" was seen first on WPIX TV Ch. 11 in NYC on Saturday Evenings from Saturday October 13, 1956 to Saturday December 22, 1956 and later on WRCA TV Ch. 4 in NYC Saturday mornings from Saturday August 16, 1957 to Saturday August 16, 1958. "Hi Mom"/"Family" was seen weekday mornings on WRCA TV Ch. 4 in NYC from Thursday August 15, 1957 to Friday March 20, 1959.
  • Daughter, with 'Jeremy Tarcher' (qv), 'Mallory Tarcher' (qv).
  • Son-in-law: 'Brad Hood' (qv) (Mallory's husband).
  • Brother-in-law/long time friend of Shari's: 'Lan O'Kun' (qv) (Barbara's husband).
  • Co-wrote "The Lights of Zetar" episode of _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv) with her husband, 'Jeremy Tarcher' (qv), and hoped to be cast as the female guest star. The part went to 'Jan Shutan' (qv).
  • Ventriloquist, best known for characters such as Lamb Chop, Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy.
  • Received a honorary doctorate from the Hofstra University School of Education on May 16, 1993.


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