Sharon Tate’s Death – What Happened?

Sharon Tate Died

The actor Sharon Tate passed away at age 26, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Sharon was born January 24, 1943 in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from high school, Tate began competing in various beauty pageants. Her gorgeous look helped her also make an impact in Hollywood. She played in couple of television shows, such as The Beverly Hillbillies. At the peak of her career, Sharon was very famous and that unfortunately brought also some undesirable attention. In 1969, Sharon Tate was murdered by Manson family while she was pregnant.

How did Sharon Tate die?

Murder caused Sharon Tate's death in 1969.

The coroner’s report for Tate noted that she had been stabbed 16 times and that “five of the wounds were in and of themselves fatal”. Police took the only survivor at the address – the property’s caretaker William Garretson – in for questioning.

Information about the death of Sharon Tate
Cause of deathMurder
Age of death26 years
ProfessionActor, Model
BirthdayJanuary 24, 1943
Death dateAugust 9, 1969
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialHoly Cross Catholic Cemetery, Culver City, California, United States


"My whole life has been decided by fate."

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"My whole life has been decided by fate. I've never planned anything that's happened to me."

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"I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly."

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"On TV, the children can watch people murdering each other, which is a very unnatural thing, but they can't watch two people in the very natural process of making love. Now, really, that doesn't make any sense, does it?"

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"I guess I kind of lived in a fairytale world... looking at everything through rose-colored glasses. I probably always will, to a certain extent."

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