Birthplace and date: Chicago; Sept. 3, 1939.
Marital status: Married.
Ambrose said the most interesting place that she has visited is Australia.
_____D.C. Council, In Private_____ What do city officials do, and where do they go, when they're not on duty? Their answers can be surprising.
Anthony A. Williams, Mayor
Linda W. Cropp, Council Chair
Jack Evans, Ward 2
Carol Schwartz, At-Large
David A. Catania, At-Large
Phil Mendelson, At-Large
Kwame R. Brown, At-Large
Jim Graham, Ward 1
Kathy Patterson, Ward 3
Adrian M. Fenty, Ward 4
Vincent B. Orange Sr., Ward 5
Sharon Ambrose, Ward 6
Vincent C. Gray, Ward 7
Marion Barry, Ward 8
Children: Moira, 41; Michael, 39; Nelly, 33; Peggy, 31.
College: Xavier University, Chicago.
Celebrity I most resemble: Katharine Hepburn.
My most notable characteristic or personality trait: A good sense of humor.
I'd love to trade places for a day with: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Favorite quote: "Don't get mad, get even."
Best movie I've ever seen: "Casablanca."
Best book I've ever read: "Little Women," by Louisa May Alcott.
Favorite TV show of all time: "M.A.S.H."
Birthday cake: Chocolate with chocolate fudge icing.
Car I drive: I don't drive, much to the relief of my children.
Politician I most admire: Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
Favorite president: Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Person in history I would most want to meet: Dolley Madison.
Most important influence in my life: My grandfather, a labor activist and lifelong Democrat.
Pet peeve: People who don't keep their word.
Impression people have of me that I would most like to change: That I'm aloof.
Impression people have of the District that I would most like to change: That it's dangerous.