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Sheila Bond (March 16, 1927 - March 25, 2017) was an American actress and singer, known for her work on Broadway.

Sheila Bond
Sheila Phyllis Berman

(1927-03-16)March 16, 1927
DiedMarch 25, 2017(2017-03-25) (aged 90)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress and singer
Years active1944-1985
AwardsTony Award (1953)


Personal lifeEdit

Bond was born Sheila Phyllis Berman in New York City of Jewish descent, and was educated at the Professional Children's School in New York City.[1] She retired from show business. She was divorced from Barton L. Goldberg, with whom she had two children, Brad Goldberg and Lori Yarom. She had five grandchildren. She had a sister, Francine, currently married to singer Don Cherry. She divided her time between New York City and Boca Raton, Florida.[2]


Bond debuted on Broadway in 1943 as a dancer in Artists and Models.[3] She appeared in the revue, Make Mine Manhattan in 1948. Her film career began with playing the sister of Judy Holliday, whom Bond resembled, in The Marrying Kind in 1952.[4] She is best known for her 1953 Tony Award-winning performance as "Fay Fromkin" in the original Broadway production of Wish You Were Here.[5]


On March 25, 2017, Bond died at her Manhattan home at the age of 90. She was survived by her daughter Lori, her son Brad, and five grandchildren.[3]


  1. ^ "Bond, Sheila (1928-)". Thompson Gale. Archived from the original on 30 November 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Person Details for Sheila Bond, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"". Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Barnes, Mike (April 2, 1017). "Sheila Bond, Tony Winner and 'Marrying Kind' Actress, Dies at 90". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Sheila Bond will play Judy's sister". Eugene Register-Guard. November 4, 1951. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  5. ^ "("Sheila Bond" search results)". Tony Awards. American Theatre Wing. Archived from the original on 25 July 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.

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