Shari Lewis (born Phyllis Naomi Hurwitz; January 17, 1933 – August 2, 1998) was an American ventriloquist, puppeteer, children's entertainer, and television show host. She was best known as the original puppeteer of the sock puppet Lamb Chop, first appearing on Captain Kangaroo in March 1956 and then Hi Mom, a local morning television show which aired on WRCA-TV in New York City.
Phyllis Naomi Hurwitz
January 17, 1933
The Bronx, New York City, U.S.
|Died||August 2, 1998 (aged 65)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Ventriloquist, puppeteer, author, children's television show host, singer|
(m. 1953; div. 1957)
Children's puppeteer and cheerful TV personality whose character's, Lamb Chop and Charlie Horse, became popular in the 1960s and 1990s.
She married second husband Jeremy Tarcher in 1958, and the couple had a daughter named Mallory.
She was trained in acrobatics, juggling, ventriloquism, baton twirling, piano, violin and ice skating.
She guest-starred in American Style and Car 54.
At the age of 65,
Shari Lewis height is 4 ft 11 in (1.52 m).
She had a guest performance with Lamp Chop on the TV series The Nanny, starring Fran Drescher.
● Shari Lewis was born on January 17, 1933 (age 65) in The Bronx, New York, United States ● She is a celebrity puppeteer ● She joined movies and tvshows named Lamb Chop's Play‑Along (1992 – 1995), The Shari Lewis Show (1960 – 1963), The Charlie Horse Mu... (1998 – 1999), The Shari Lewis Collection (1960) and Arabian Knights (1968 – 1969) ● She died on August 2, 1998, Los Angeles, CA● The parents of Shari Lewis are Abraham Hurwitz, Ann Ritz Hurwitz● Her spouse is Jeremy Tarcher (m. 1958–1998), Stan Lewis● Her height is 4 ft 11 in (1.52 m)
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