Biography.com profiles cher, the equally flamboyant and talented grammy award-winning singer and academy award-winning actress. Never miss another hot celeb story! the juiciest celebrity news from all around the web on a single page. Sonny & cher were an american pop music duo, actors, singers and entertainers made up of husband-and-wife team sonny and cher bono in the 1960s and 1970s. Chers Father John Sarkisian Is Still Alive.