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Sharon Elkin
General Information
Gender: Female
Hair Color: Strawberry Blonde
Status: Alive
Family & Friends
Family: Stef Adams Foster (daughter)
Lena Adams Foster (daughter-in-law)
Brandon Foster (grandson)
Jesus Adams Foster (adoptive grandson)
Mariana Adams Foster (adoptive granddaughter)
Jude Adams Foster (adoptive grandson)
Callie Adams Foster (adoptive granddaughter)
Francesca Adams Foster (unborn granddaughter; deceased)
Relationships Frank Cooper (ex-husband; deceased)
Will (boyfriend)
Production Information
First appearance: I Do
Last appearance: The Long Haul
Portrayer: Annie Potts

Sharon Elkin is a minor character on The Fosters. She is the mother of Stef Adams Foster and the ex-wife of Frank Cooper and the has a boyfriend, Will. She makes her first appearance in I Do.

Sharon is portrayed by Annie Potts.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Sharon has short strawberry blonde hair. She is shorter than her ex-husband, Frank, and her daughter, Stef. Alive


I Do

She volunteers to help Stef and Lena with the wedding, and ends up fighting with Lena's mother, Dana, over the floral arrangements. She also tries to push her ex-husband, Frank Cooper, into attending Stef and Lena's wedding.

The Honeymoon

Sharon and Stef talk about her and Lena adopting Callie and Jude.


Christmas Past

Sharon visits The Fosters for Christmas as Stef soon learns that all the money from her father went to Sharon. Stef begins complaining about it over and over until dinner, which there is a huge fight until Sharon reveals she bought the kids college funds and was leaving it a surprise for Christmas morning.

First Impressions

Sharon is at the house and was constantly taking morning walks. One afternoon, Stef follows Sharon and sees her enter an RV and Sharon tells her it's her new boyfriend, Will. They begin fighting about Stef seeing the doctor for another checkup but Sharon send the documents to a different doctor anyways and the doctor later calls to make an appointment.

If and When

Under Water

Appearances (9/82)Edit

Season 1 (3/21)

Season 2 (1/20)

Season 3 (4/20)

Season 4 (1/20)



Stef Foster is Sharon's daughter and only child. She is accepting of her daughter's sexual orientation and is always supportive of her.

Frank CooperEdit

Frank is Sharon's ex-husband. They have divorced for unknown reasons.


  • She is divorced from Frank Foster.
  • She seems to accept that Stef is gay, unlike her ex-husband Frank.




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Main Stef Adams FosterLena Adams FosterBrandon FosterCallie Adams FosterMariana Adams FosterJude Adams FosterJesus Adams FosterMike Foster
Recurring Adam StevensAdriana GutierrezAJ HensdaleAna GutierrezBeckaCarmenColeConnor StevensDani KirklandDaphne KeeneEmmaGabriel DuncroftHayley Heinz
Jack DowneyJill QuinnKatKelseyKiaraLexi RiveraLou ChanMat Tan
Monte PorterMr. TimothyNoahRafaelRita HendricksRobert QuinnSophia QuinnTalya BanksTonyVico CerarWyattZac Rogers
Minor Main Article: List of Minor Characters
Amanda RogersCaptain RobertsChase DillonDana AdamsDariaDevoneeDonald JacobErnesto RiveraEvanFrank CooperGabiKarina SánchezLiam OlmsteadSarahSharon ElkinSonya RiveraTaylor

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