Sharon Smyth was born on November 29 1957 and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Prior to her stint on Dark Shadows, she played the role of Susan Carter on Search for Tomorrow, another daytime drama. Her other small screen credits include a Pepto Bismol commercial.
Today, Sharon Smyth is retired from acting but occasionally gets involved with behind the scenes activity in local community theater. She is happily married with children and occasionally appears at Dark Shadows fan events.