Sheree North Biography (1933-)

Born Dawn Bethel, January 17, 1933, in Los Angeles, CA; mother's name, June (a real estate agent and pearl appraiser); married Fred Bessire (a draftsman;divorced, 1953); married John "Bud" Freedman (a music publisher), February 20, 1955 (divorced, 1956); married Gerhardt Sommer (a psychologist), December 17, 1958 (divorced); children: Dawn (first marriage); Erica Eve (third marriage). Addresses: AGENT--c/o Triad Artists, Inc., 888 Seventh Avenue, NewYork, NY 10019.

Sheree North made her performing debut as a dancer with the U.S.O. at age eleven.

Birth Details
January 17, 1933
Los Angeles, California, United States

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November 4, 2005: North died on November 4, 2005, in Los Angeles, California, of complications from surgery. She was 72. Source:,, November 10, 2005.

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