From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sharon Gans (born July 29, 1942, in New York City) is an American actress. She played the part of Valencia, Billy Pilgrims wife, in George Roy Hills Slaughterhouse Five. Gans starred in the award-winning documentary Artists and Orphans: A True Drama. In October 1988, Gans directed the play The Legend of Sharon Shashanovah, presented at the 47th Street Theater in New York City. Gans co-wrote A Chekhov Concert with Jordan Charney that was performed by the Moscow Contemporary Theater. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sharon Gans, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.