Bess Armstrong Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jul, 2018
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Date of Birth: 1953 , December-11
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
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Elizabeth Key Armstrong is an American film and television actress. She is known for her signature roles in several movies in her career. 

She is best recognized for her roles in movies;  The Four Seasons (1981), High Road to China (1983), Jaws 3-D (1983), and Nothing in Common (1986). She also starred in the ABC drama series My So-Called Life and had lead roles in a number of made-for-television films.

She has been married to John Fiedler since 1985 and shares three children. She was married to Chris Carreras in 1938 and divorced in 1984.

Early Life And Education Of Bess Armstrong

She was born on December 11, 1953, in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. She is popularly known as Bess Armstrong.

Her father's name is Alexander Armstrong and her mother’s name is Louise Allen. Her mother was a teacher at Bryn Mawr while her father was also a teacher and he taught English at Gilman School.

She joined the school where her mom used to teach. The school was only for girls and so she had no much of connection with boyhood. She joined Bryn Mawr School and later she continued her education at the Brown University. From there she got graduated with degrees in Latin and Theater.

She was interested in acting from her very early age. Even when she was at school or during her University period she appeared in lots of stage plays.

Bess Armstrong's Career and Struggle

She got a place in her career only after her 23 birthday. She began her career with Off-Off Broadway debut Harmony House. Later on, in 1977, she made her television debut as Julia Peters On our own. In 1978, she was seen in her first movie Getting Married.

In 1981, she acted in Barefoot in the Park. She continued to make films for both big and small screens in the 1980s. She made the film like High Road to China, Jaws 3-D, The Four Seasons, Nothing in Common e.t.c.

In the 1990s, she was seen playing in My So-called Life which is one of her best –known roles. In 2000, she was seen in Frasier. In 2008 she was seen in series Boston Legal. She is not only an actress but also a stage performer.

She is seen in various movies and series during her career time. Important of them are On Our Own (1977) (TV), Getting Married (1978) (TV),11th Victim (1979) (TV),Walking Through the Fire (1979) (TV),The Four Seasons (1981),Barefoot in the Park (1981),Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again (1982),High Road to China (1983),Jaws 3-D (1983),The House of God (1984),Lace (1984) (TV),All Is Forgiven (1986) (TV),Nothing in Common (1986),Married People (1990-1991),The Nanny (1994 & 1998) (TV),Dream Lover (1994),My So-Called Life (1994) (TV),The Tailhook Scandal (1995) (TV),Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings (1995) (TV),Christmas Every Day (1996),Forgotten Sins (19960 (TV),That Darn Cat (1997),Pecker (1998),Forever Love (1998),Diamond Men (2000),Frasier (2000, 2004) (TV),Good Morning, Miami (2002) (TV),That Was Then (2002) (TV),One Tree Hill (2004, 2010) (TV),Boston Legal (2008) (TV),Criminal Minds (2009) (TV),The Bounty Hunter (2010),Mad Men (2012) (TV) Season 5 Episode 6,House of Lies (2013) (TV) Season 2

Bess Armstrong's Net Worth

Bess Armstrong's net worth is $3 million USD at present. She is basically popular in acting and modeling. There is not much information about her salary but she is assumed to have earned enough to live a gentle life. 

Bess Armstrong's Personal Life And Body Measurements

She was first married to her long-dated boyfriend Chris Carreras. They divorced after a year of their marriage. After that, she married John Fielder in 1985 and the couple is together since then. She is already a mother to 3 children.

She stands at the height of 1.76 meters and weighs around 59kg. Her body measurement is 34-25-32.  Her neck size is 9.3 while her shoe size is 9. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. 

 

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