A native of Pensacola, Florida, Sharon McGehee began her writing career as a columnist for the Pensacola News Journal at the age of sixteen. Earning her BA from the University of South Florida in 1976,McGehee received her MS in Special Education from Hunter Collegeof the City University of New York in 1980, where she worked as a dance therapist with autistic children at the Manhattan School for Seriously Disturbed Children.
Marrying her late husband, Manhattan writer/ producer Chris Anderson, in 1984, McGehee began a fifteen year writing collaboration with Anderson. Forming their independant production company, Entertainment Mutuals Corporation of America, in 1985, Anderson and McGehee wrote and developed numerous film, television and theatrical properties. Their productions included the independent television series, Portraits featuring in depth interviews with famed attorney Louis Nizer, actress Patricia Neal, producer David Brown and singer Tony Bennett.
Securing the exclusive rights to the sequel of the 1980 Academy Award winning film,Raging Bull, Anderson and McGehee wrote the book Raging Bull II with Jake La Motta (Lyle Stuart, 1986). Their true crime novel, Bodies of Evidence, ( Carol Publishing Group, 1991 St. Martin's Press, 1992 ) currently in paperback, has been optioned for film production at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
Following the death of her husband and partner, Chris Anderson, in 1999, McGehee married French artist Lionel Magat. Through their Aspects Studio Gallery in their Manhattan townhouse, they continue their partnership in artistic collaboration in New York.
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