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Sharon Gans

Sharon Gans
Born (1932-07-29) July 29, 1932
New York City, New York
Occupation Stage and film actress

Sharon Gans (born July 29, 1932, in New York City) is an American actress.

She is best known for playing the role of Billy Pilgrim's wife, Valencia Merble, in the 1972 film version of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five. Gans also starred in the award-winning documentary Artists and Orphans: A True Drama. In 1966, she won an Obie Award for Best Actress for her performance in Soon Jack November.


In October 1988, Gans directed the play The Legend of Sharon Shashanovah, presented at the 47th Street Theater in New York City.[1] Gans co-wrote A Chekhov Concert with Jordan Charney that was performed by the Moscow Contemporary Theater.[2]

Gans, and her late husband Alex Horn, founded and operate a "school" of the Fourth Way.


  1. ^ 'Sharon Shashanovah,' A Play Within a Play
  2. ^ Jordan Charney Biography (1937-)

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