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Sharon Case
Born February 9, 1970 (1970-02-09) (age 40)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Other name(s) Sharon L. Case
Years active 1989-present
Spouse(s) None

Sharon Case (born February 9, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Sharon Newman on The Young and the Restless.



In 1989, she assumed the role of Dawn Winthrop on General Hospital; she left the show in 1990. She then portrayed Debbie Simon on As the World Turns in 1992 and remained in the role until 1993.

In 1994, she became the third, and longest-running, actress to portray Sharon Newman on The Young and the Restless, a role that she continues to play today. Case has won several awards for her work on Y&R, including the Outstanding Supporting Actress Daytime Emmy in 1999. She also received the 1998, Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Female Star. In April 2007, Case renewed her contract with the show, signing on for three more years.

In 2005, she filmed a movie called Carpool Guy with co-star Lauralee Bell.

In addition to her daytime television work, Case has also appeared in several primetime shows including Cheers where she wore her own wedding dress, Beverly Hills 90210, Parker Lewis Can't Lose and Silk Stalkings. Early in her career, Case turned down an offer to appear in a large role in the HBO film Breast Men a semibiographical, dark comedy film written by John Stockwell, because she didn't feel comfortable being topless in a movie. Instead, she accepted a smaller, clothed role in the movie, which also starred television sitcom Friends's, David Schwimmer.

Personal life

Co-star Melody Thomas Scott has said that Case is her closest friend from the show.[1]


Year Film Role Notes
1989 General Hospital Dawn Winthrop #2 unknown episodes, 1989-1990
1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. Blonde #2 1 episode
1991 Diplomatic Immunity Ellen Hickel as Sharon L. Case
Beverly Hills, 90210 Darla Dillon 2 episodes
Parker Lewis Can't Lose Donna Sue Horton /Joanne 2 episodes
Cheers Bride 1 episode
1992 As the World Turns Debbie Simon unknown episodes, 1992-1993
Silk Stalkings Bonnie Abagail West 1 episode
1994 The Young and the Restless Sharon Newman 1994-present
Valley of the Dolls Anne Welles 65 episodes
2005 Wentworth Emily & Dream Emily
Carpool Guy Vanessa
2007 Repressions Janie
2009 Love Will Keep Us Together Hope post-production

Awards and nominations

  • Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1999)
  • Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (1999, 2000, 2004)
  • Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Lead Actress (1996, 1997)
  • Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2006, 2010)
  • Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (1999, 2000, 2004)
  • Soap Opera Digest Award Winner, Hottest Female Star (1998)


  1. ^ "Y&R's Melody Thomas Scott May Not Have a Storyline, But She Has a Lot to Say". Soap Opera Weekly. 2007-02-13. pp. 10–11. 

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