Sharon Gabet

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Sharon Gabet
Born (1952-01-13) January 13, 1952 (age 65)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Occupation Actress
Years active 1977–1989

Sharon Gabet (born Sharon Rose Gabet on January 13, 1952 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is an American actress known for roles on daytime soap operas.

Television career[edit]

Gabet is best known for her portrayal of Raven Alexander Whitney on the ABC soap opera The Edge of Night from 1977 to 1984,[1] for which she was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1982 and 1984.[2] She next appeared as Brittany Peterson on Another World (1985–1987) and Melinda Cramer on One Life to Live (1987–1989). In 1982 she also guest starred on an episode of The Love Boat titled "The Man in the Iron Shorts/The Victims/Heavens to Betsy".[2]

Other pursuits[edit]

Born and raised in Indiana, Gabet received a degree in nursing from Purdue University, completed the MFA Acting Program at Cornell University and was accepted into the Actor’s Studio in New York City.[citation needed] She is also a certified yoga teacher trained at Shambhava School of Yoga in Boulder, Colorado.[citation needed] After her third child was born with autism, Gabet began a twenty-year study and exploration of alternative medicine, holistic healing, spirituality, metaphysics, psychology, philosophy, astrology and astronomy.[citation needed] She is the author of two books, Spiritual Magic and From the Raven to the Dove.[2] Sharon Gabet was married to actor Larry Joshua from 1984-1997 and they have three children. A second marriage to Tom Atwell lasted from 2006 to 2013.


  1. ^ Waggett, Gerard J. (November 1997). "The Edge of Night". The Soap Opera Encyclopedia. Harper Paperbacks. pp. 254–266. ISBN 0-06-101157-6. 
  2. ^ a b c Newcomb, Roger (November 13, 2014). "The Sharon Gabet Interview: A Journey From The Edge of Night to Understanding Spiritual Magic". Serial Scoop. Retrieved September 19, 2015. 

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