Bond, Sheila (1928–)

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Bond, Sheila (1928–)

American actress, dancer and singer. Born Sheila Phyllis Berman, Mar 16, 1928, in New York, NY; trained at Professional Children's School in NY; m. B.L. Goldberg.

Made NY debut in chorus of Let Freedom Sing (1942), followed by Artists and Models; gained fame in Street Scene (1947), dancing the "Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed" duet with Danny Daniels; also appeared in Make Mine Manhattan and Damn Yankees; frequently appeared on tv variety shows (1950s), especially "The Ed Sullivan Show," and in such dramatic showcases as "Schlitz Playhouse" and "Playhouse 90." Won Tony Award for Supporting Actress in a Musical for performance as Fay Fromkin in Wish You Were Here (1953).