Sharon Glass was born in Los Angeles on May 31, 1943. She is a fifth-generation Californian, the daughter of Marjorie and sportswear manufacturing executive Dennis j Gless. Her parents separated when she was in her teens, and she was reared Catholic. She has two brothers, Michael and Eric. Gless’s maternal grandfather was Neil McCarthy, a prominent Los Angeles attorney for Howard Hughes who also had a large clientele of major film studio executives and actors.
She worked as a secretary for the advertising agencies grey advertising and young and Rubicam, and then for the independent movie production companies sassafras films and general film corporation. At the start of her career, Gless married Barney Rosenzweig, the producer of Cagney and Lacey, and they had no children. In 1973 and 1974, Gles starred in a number of television shows and films, including Retribution of the Stepford Wives, Faraday and Company, and Company starring Dan Daly and James Naughton. She had minor roles in Marcus Welby, MD until she was cast in the role of Kathleen Faberty, which she portrayed from 1974 until 1976.
Despite the fact that she was a rookie to the show, she got along swimmingly with both Albert and Wager. She expressed gratitude to both Albert and Wagner for helping her get a head start in her career.
The trials of Rosie O’Neil was a 1990-1992 CBS drama series in which Gless uncredited played the only partially seen psychiatrist to whom the attorney Fiona Rosie O’Neill confided at the beginning of each episode Gless, who had earned six Emmy nominations, two wins, and a golden globe win for her role as Cagney, earned two more Emmy nominations and a second golden globe win Gless narrated the documentary in rand a feeling of life, which won an academy award nomination for best documentary feature between 2000 and 2005, which he and Tyne Daly jokingly dubbed the menopausal years.
On May 26, 2005, Gless was one of the mourners at Eddie Albert’s funeral, along with ex-switch co-stars Robert Wagner and charlie Callis, in her biggest and most critically acclaimed role since Cagney and lacey in the acclaimed Showtime cable television series queer as folk in 2000.
In 2006, she starred in the BBC television series The State, and the following year, she co-starred in the USA Network cable television series Burn Notice as Michael Weston’s mother Madeleine Weston. She also appeared as a guest star on several episodes of the fx network cable television series The Walking Dead.
In 2009, Gless played in her first main part as a lesbian character in the indie film Hannah free, which was described as a film about a lifetime love affair between an independent spirit and the lady she calls home and earned her an Emmy award nomination. The film is directed by Wendy Joe Carlton and is based on a screenplay by Jeff Award-winning playwright Claudia Allen. in the year 2017 Gless was cast as surgeon Zsa harper Jenkinson in a single episode of the BBC’s casualty, the world’s longest-running medical drama. Her most recent theatrical performance was as Jane Juska in a round-heeled woman in the 13th episode of the serial’s 30-second run. The stage version of Jane Juska’s novel A Round-Heeled Woman by Jane Prowse My late-life sex and romance experiences
In early 2010, the initial production took place in San Francisco. Sharon appeared in a new production in Miami from December 2010 to February 2011, directed by Jane Prowse. The performance then moved to the Aldwych Theatre in London in November 2011, where it ran until January 14, 2012. Glass made her stage debut in Lillian hellman’s watch on the rhine at stage west in springfield, Massachusetts.
She has extensive stage experience, including two appearances in London’s west inn, first in 1993 with Bill Patterson when she created the role of Annie Wilkes in the stage version of Stephen King’s misery at the criterion theatre, and then in 1996 opposite Tom Coney in Neil Simon’s Chapter 2 at the Gielgud theatre. Sharon Gless’ sad story is not hers; it stems from the death of her best friend, Eddie Albert, in 2005, who gave her a jump start in her career. Because memory is something that follows us throughout life, we must continue to live well so that our loved ones can smile in the afterlife. By the way, best wishes to my old friend Sharon Gless for good health and happiness in life.