Shari Lewis, American actress, puppeteer/ventriloquist, and television host (d. 1998) was born on January 17, 1933.

Shari Lewis was an American ventriloquist, puppeteer, children's entertainer, and television show host. She was best known as the original puppeteer of the sock puppet Lamb Chop, first appearing on Captain Kangaroo in March 1956 and then Hi Mom, a local morning television show which aired on WRCA-TV in New York City.

Shari Lewis, American actress, puppeteer/ventriloquist, and television host (d. 1998) was born on January 17, 1933.

January 17, 1933

Shari Lewis, American actress, puppeteer/ventriloquist, and television host (d. 1998) was born on January 17, 1933.

Shari Lewis was an American ventriloquist, puppeteer, children's entertainer, and television show host. She was best known as the original puppeteer of the sock puppet Lamb Chop, first appearing on Captain Kangaroo in March 1956 and then Hi Mom, a local morning television show which aired on WRCA-TV in New York City.