Erica Eve Sommer: Where is the daughter of Sheree North?

Erica Eve Sommer

Who is Erica Eve Sommer?

Erica Eve Sommer is the daughter of Sheree North and her third husband, Dr. Gerhardt Sommer. Erica Eve Sommer’s mother North was an American actress, dancer, and singer, known for being one of 20th Century Fox’s intended successors to Marilyn Monroe.

Erica Eve Sommer: Bio Summary

Full NameErica Eve Sommer
famous asdaughter of Sherr North
Age 63 years old as of 2023
Date of Birth17 July 1959
Place of Birth United States of America
Zodiac signCancer
Siblings  Dawn Bessire
Parents Sheree North, Gerhardt Sommer

Erica Eve Sommer was born on 17 July 1959 in Los Angeles, USA. She is 64 years old as of 2023. She is not the only child of her mother. She has a step-sibling called Dawn Bessire from her mother’s first marriage with a draftsman, Fred Bessire. Her grandparents are June Shoard and Richard Crang. 

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Even though she was born prematurely due to an accident her mother got into months earlier, Erica grew up just fine and healthy. Her parents got married at the Bel Air Hotel. He’s 31; she’s 26. It’s the third marriage for both.

Her mother’s first marriage was at age 16, she married Fred Bessire, a draftsman. The marriage ended in 1953. In 1955, she married television writer Bud Freeman; the marriage ended a year later.

Erica Eve Sommer’s father, Gerhardt Sommer, was a psychologist born on 11 November 1927 in Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany. He died on 28 September 2001 in Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, US. He was 73 years old. 

Where is Erica Eve Sommer now?

Erica Eve Sommer has been living a very private life even though she is a celebrity’s daughter. Her educational level remains unknown, as do her relationships or even her kid(s). We do not know the kind of career Erica is into or the work she does for a  living.

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Sheree North: Erica Eve Sommer’s mother.

Dawn Shirley Crang, professionally known as Sheree North was an American actress, dancer, and singer. She was born on 17 January 1932 in Los Angeles, California, US.  She is the daughter of Richard Crang and June Shoard( a real estate agent and pearl appraiser). Following her mother’s remarriage to Edward Bethel, she was known as Dawn Shirley Bethel.

Erica Eve Sommer’s mother began her dancing career at the age of six and she was given her first performance in USO shows during World War II at the age of 10. 

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Sheree has appeared in a number of movies including being one of  20th Century Fox’s intended successors to Marilyn Monroe. In 1953, She adopted the stage name Sheree North for her Broadway debut in the musical ‘Hazel Flagg’. She was discovered by choreographer Bob Alton while performing at the Macayo Club Santa Monica. She was cast as a chorus girl in ‘Here Come the Girl (1953). 

Erica’s mother married four times including Erica’s father. She first got married to her first daughter’s father, draftsman, Fred Bessire at the age of 16. Following their divorce in October 1953, she got married to television writer Bud Freeman in February 1955. However, they got divorced in 1956. 

She then met her third husband, Erica’s father, Psychologist  Gerhardt Sommer, in 1957. The two dated for a year and got married on 17 December 1958. They gave birth to Erica in 1959. After 5 years of being together, they got divorced in May 1963. 

Sheree married her fourth husband Emmy Award-winning title designer Philip ‘Phill’ Norman in 2003 and lived with him till her death in 2005. She died during a cancer surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on 4 November 2005 at the age of 73. 

Erica Eve Sommer’s mother has received a number of awards for her performances and contribution to the entertainment industry. She was a recipient of the Theatre World Award for her performance in Hazel Flagg(1953), and she has also been nominated for Emmy Awards twice. 

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