Sharon has quite the high school career. During those years, she was a cheerleader, baton twirler, star basketball player, and played Juliet in the school production of "Romeo and Juliet." She was also voted Homecoming Queen and Senior Prom Queen.
Sharon's husband Roman Polanski said that in his eyes, Sharon was "a perfect woman."
Michael Sarne said that Sharon "was a luminous beauty, kind, gentle and a wonderful friend to all who were privileged to know her." He added that she "brought out the best in others and was a human being of extraordinary worth. Her memory is always fresh in my mind."
Sharon drove a 1967 red Ferrari with tags # VMP659.
Malibu Barbie was modeled after Sharon's character 'Malibu' in 1967's film "Don't Make Waves.'
Sharon's measurements were 36-22-35.
Sharon's favorite make-up for her lips was vaseline, which she kept jars of in her car.
Sharon auditioned for the role of Liesl in Sound of Music.
Sharon was born at 5:47 pm-CST on a Sunday
Sharon's character 'Freia Carlson' in 1969's "The Wrecking Crew" was the inspiration for 'Felicity Shagwell' in the 1999 hit "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me."
Sharon was originally cast as Billie Jo in the TV show "Petticoat Junction," but walked away from it at the advice of her manager.
For her work in "The Wrecking Crew," Sharon's salary was $125,000.
Sharon is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
Sharon's unborn son, who died when she did, was named Paul Richard for his gravestone.
Sharon once went out on a date with actor Jack Palance when she was still in high school in Italy.
Sharon, wearing a brunette wig, had a recurring role as a secretary on The Beverly Hillbillies.
Sharon's height was 5'5".
In 1958, Sharon was crowned Sophomore Princess at Columbia High School.
Sharon had brown eyes.
Sharon appeared in television commercials for Santa Fe Cigars.
Sharon moved to Los Angeles, in 1962.
Sharon won the "Miss Tiny Tot of Dallas Pageant" at six months old.
Sharon had two younger sisters, Patricia and Deborah.
Sharon and Roman Polanski were married in London on January 20, 1968.
Sharon's father was a lieutenant colonel in Army Intelligence.
Sharon the title of "Miss Richland, Washington" (a beauty contest) when she was sixteen years old.
Sharon was 8 months pregnant at the time of her death.
Sharon was considered one of the most beautiful women in the world during the late sixties.
Sharon: Living with the Italians made me realize how much appreciation they have for beauty in the arts, environment and in personal expression. With this attitude I discovered a new kind of femininity.
Sharon: At school I was a lone wolf, and I feel I enlarged my horizons by not being preoccupied with being part of the pack. I have always tried not to be a rubber stamp of my environment.
Sharon: I'd like to be an American Catherine Deneuve. She plays beautiful, sensitive, deep parts with a little bit of intelligence behind them.
Sharon: If you just take it down to bare facts, the reason for living is the reason you make it. I mean the brain was made to create.
Sharon: I'm one of those mad, irrational characters who simply loves men. I love them because they''re men. Women, ...I don't like to compete against them or play games. It's a waste of time.
Sharon: I've made movies and appeared on TV, but I have never appeared on the stage, and I don't know that I ever will. Live audiences frighten me to death. I am afraid of the Broadway stage.
Sharon: I really think that if you live for today, tomorrow takes care of itself.
Sharon: Beauty is only a look. It has nothing to do with what I''m like inside.
Sharon: (on husband Roman Polanski) I've learned a lot about me from being with Roman. My definition of love is being full. Complete. It makes everything lighter. Beauty is something you see. Love is something you feel.
Sharon: My definition of love is being full. Complete. It makes everything lighter. Beauty is something you see. Love is something you feel.
Sharon: Sexiness is all in the eye of the beholder. I think it should be. Absolutely. My sex appeal, whatever it might be, isn't obvious...at least to me.
Sharon: My whole life has been decided by fate...