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is a fictional character
A character is the representation of a person in a narrative work of art . Derived from the ancient Greek word kharaktêr , the earliest use in English, in this sense, dates from the Restoration, although it became widely used after its appearance in Tom Jones in 1749. From this, the sense of...
on the television drama Peyton Place
Peyton Place is an American prime-time soap opera which aired on ABC in half-hour episodes from September 15, 1964 to June 2, 1969.Based upon the 1956 novel of the same name by Grace Metalious, the series was preceded by a 1957 film adaptation. A total of 514 episodes were broadcast, in...
. She was portrayed by Dayna Ceder
Dayna Ceder was an American actress most famous for her role as Sharon Purcell on the 1960s prime time soap opera, Peyton Place.Besides playing a role in Peyton Place in 1965, Ceder also guest starred as Miss Carson in an episode of the sitcom The Donna Reed Show the same year..-External links:...
. She appeared in 6 episodes in 1965.
Sharon first met Betty Anderson
Betty Anderson is a fictional character in the novel Peyton Place, written by Grace Metalious, as well as the subsequent films and TV series based on the novel. In the film, she was played by actress Terry Moore; and in the TV series, she was portrayed by actress Barbara Parkins; in the short-lived...
at an employment agency in New York City
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. She noticed Betty could need a friend and offered to live with her at the apartment of her older and rich married man. They spend their time buying expensive clothes with the money of the man she has an affair with. She admits to Betty she feels lonely a lot when he is with his family.
At one point, Sharon persuades her to go to a party with her. Their dates are older men and Betty's date tries to take advantage of her. She cries and decides to leave town. Sharon and Betty here part and there is never heard of Sharon again.