Sharon Farrell’s Cause Of Death and Net Worth: How Did The Actress Die? Her Obituary

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What happened to Sharon Farrell? The Hawaii Five-O and The Young and the Restless actress has died aged 82. Her cause of death and net worth explored.

Sharon Farrell had a successful career in the entertainment industry that spans over 50 years; from 1959 to 2014.

She was an American television and film actress, and dancer.

Originally beginning her career as a ballerina with the American Ballet Theatre company, Farrell made her film debut in 1959 in Kiss Her Goodbye, followed by roles in 40 Pounds of Trouble, A Lovely Way to Die, and the neo-noir Marlowe.

However, she had her breakout in the movies, Hawaii Five-O and The Young and the Restless.

On August 2023, the world learned about her death. She had died three months prior and following the unfortunate news, many want to know more about her cause of death, and net worth.

Sharon Farrell has died at the age of 82
Sharon Farrell has died at the age of 82. Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

What was Sharon Farrell’s cause of death?

Sharon Farrell, best known for her roles in Hawaii Five-O and The Young and the Restless as died at the age of 82.

According to her son, Chance Boyer, the actress died unexpectedly of natural causes on May 15 at a hospital in Orange County.

Born Sharon Forsmoe on Christmas Eve 1940 in Sioux City, Iowa, she was of Norwegian descent, and was raised in a Lutheran family. 

During her childhood, Farrell studied ballet and was involved in the theater department during high school. 

Farrell toured with the American Ballet Theatre Company as a dancer, which brought her to New York City.

The actress died of natural causes, according to her son
The actress died of natural causes, according to her son. Credit: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

What was Sharon Farrell’s net worth?

From her over 50 years in the entertainment industry, American television actress Sharon Farrell accumulated an estimated net worth of $1 million before her death. She accrued her fortune from her works as an actress, and dancer as well as other endeavors.

Farrell appeared in The Stunt Man as a hairstylist in 1980 and acted as Chuck Norris’ ex-wife in Lone Wolf McQuade.

Farrell graced television screens as Detective Lori Wilson on the final season of Hawaii Five-O and appeared as the mother of Tricia Cast’s character, Nina Webster on the hit soap opera The Young and the Restless between 1991 to 1997.

Farrell joined the American Ballet Company and worked on a road production of Oklahoma! before moving to New York to pursue acting and modeling.

Her film debut was in 1959’s Kiss Her Goodbye before she danced on Broadway a year later in There Was a Little Girl, starring Jane Fonda and Dean Jones.

In 1962, Farrell starred in the short-lived drama Saints and Sinners with Nick Adams.

Her other television roles included My Favorite Martian, Gunsmoke, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., JAG, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Matlock.

She appeared in films such as A Lovely Way to Die, Not With My Wife, You Don’t!, and Night of the Comet.