Bess Armstrong Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Sep, 2021
Facts of Bess Armstrong
Date of Birth: 1953 , December-11
Age: 67 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Bess Armstrong
Birth Name Elizabeth Key "Bess" Armstrong
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Actress
Net Worth $3 million
Affair with John Fiedler
Boyfriend John Fiedler
Married Yes
Married to John Fiedler
Divorce Chris Carreras
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Bess 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.

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

Early Life And Education Of Bess Armstrong

Bess Armstrong 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.

Armstrong joined the school where her mom used to teach. The school was only for girls and so she had not much connection with boyhood. She joined Bryn Mawr School and later she continued her education at Brown University. From there she got graduated with degrees in Latin and Theater.

Armstrong was interested in acting from a 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

Bess Armstrong 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 the 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),

She subsequently played the role in many others like 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.

From 2018-19, the actress was a cast in the hit TV series S.W.A.T. along with Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, and Alex Russell.

Bess Armstrong's Net Worth And Salary 

Bess Armstrong's net worth is $3 million 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. 

Armstrong has played a number of major roles in both movies and TV series. The average salary for an actress is around $53,000 a year. 

Bess Armstrong's Married, Husband, Relationship 

Bess Armstrong was first married to her long-dated boyfriend Chris Carreras. The couple tied the knots in 1985 and 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. 

Bess Armstrong's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Armstrong stands at a height of 5' 4" (1.63 m) 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. 
  • As of 2019, Bess is aged 65 years. 


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