She studied at the University of Tennessee. Before Sharon Wyatt in 1977 made her television debut, she worked as a teacher. The biggest success of her acting career she succeeded in the U.S. soap opera General Hospital, where she represented the Tiffany Hill of 1981-1984 and 1986-1994. For this role, she received an Emmy nomination in 1994. 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1994, the actress was nominated for the "Soap Opera Digest Award."