Birth Name: Mindy Sterling
Birth Place: Paterson, New Jersey, USA
Born Mindy Lee Sterling on July 11, 1953 in Paterson, NJ she was the daughter of entertainers. Her mother had a background as a dancer and her father was singer-comedian Dick Sterling, former partner of Borscht Belt funny man Shecky Greene. While growing up in Miami, FL Sterling informed her father that she wanted to become a performer, so he enrolled his 13-year-old daughter in acting classes that emphasized the works of Shakespeare. After breaking into show business via various local community and dinner theater productions, Sterling moved to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, preferring the warmer climate to that of the other entertainment mecca, New York. In 1973, the newly arrived actress ...
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