Sheree North

Sheree North

Original Name Dawn Shirley Crang
Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 4 Nov 2005 (aged 73)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 12276338 · View Source
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Actress. By age 13 she was dancing at USO shows and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. She signed a contract with 20th Century Fox as a stand in for Marilyn Monroe in 1954. In 1955, she got the part intended for Monroe in “How To Be Very, Very Popular” and LIFE magazine featured her on the cover of the March 21st issue. Her many movie film credits included "Madigan" (1968), "The Gypsy Moths" (1969), "The Trouble With Girls" (1969), "The Organization" (1971), "The Outfit" (1974), "Breakout" (1975) and "The Shootist" (1976). In television she was a regular on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (1974-75) and costarred in the series "Big Eddie." In the 1980s, she appeared in the series "I'm a Big Girl Now," "Our Family Honor," and the film "Maniac Cop" (1988). She guest-starred on "Seinfeld" (1995-96) and appeared in the documentary "Intimate Portrait: Marilyn Monroe" (1996). She also directed and produced several shows for theater, last being a production of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" at the Laguna Playhouse in 2000.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 7 Nov 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12276338
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sheree North (17 Jan 1932–4 Nov 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12276338, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.