Samantha Mathis is an American actress and a well-known personality. She started her making her debut in the movie named Pump Up the Volume. She is recognized for her appearances in the movies such as Little Woman, The American President, American Psycho and The Punisher.
She was the last girlfriend of River Phoenix. She was with Phoenix the night he died as a result of a drug overdose while attending The Viper Room in Los Angeles, California.
Early Life Of Samantha Mathis
Mathis was born on May 12, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an American by nationality belonging to the White-American ethnicity. She is the daughter of Austrian-born actress, Bibi Besch and the granddaughter of Austrian Actress Gusti Huber.
She has the charm of being an actress in her blood. She was raised by her mother as her parents got divorced when she was only two years old. They moved to LA when she was five. Her mother did not want her to be an actress but being grown up in the environment of acting, she had decided to be an actress when she was just 12 years of age.
Samantha Mathis' Career
Mathis is nicknamed as Sammy. She has been active in the line of acting since 1988. Her professional acting debut was at the age of 16 from a commercial for “Always Slender Pads-Just for Teens.”
She had co-starred in the television series Aaron’s Way and Knight watch from 1988-1989. Her first feature film was “Pump up the Volume.” She had briefly dated her co-star Christian Slater at that time.
She then began to appear in several movies and television series. She also began to give her voice in different animated movies to mention FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992). She also acted in a comedy play named “This is my life” acting as an insecure teenager. She played the role of Princess Daisy from the popular Nintendo video game which became a box-office bomb.
She had dated actor, River Phoenix in 1993 but he died of drug overdose in the same year. In 1996, she lost her mother due to the breast cancer. She had suffered a lot during these times which had affected her acting career a lot.
But as the time pa s sed, she began to gather up all her emotions and again raced in this field for earning the success. Afterwards, she appeared in several movies and television series to name some are: Waiting for Woody (1998), Mermaid (2000), The Punisher (2004), A Stranger's Heart (2007), Good Day for It (2011) etc and television series, House (2006), Lost (2007), Under the Dome (2013), etc.
Samantha Mathis' Net Worth, Salary, And Awards
Samantha Mathis' net worth is $4 million at present. He has earned a huge amount of salary from her career. Her movie, American Psycho was a big hit grossing $34.5 million at the box office.
Similarly, her movie Good Day for it grossed $2.5 million at the box office. She has been nominated for several awards because of her outstanding acting performance on the screen.
She was nominated for Young Artist Award at the Young Artist Awards for Best Young Actress Starring in a Motion Picture for This is my life (1992) in the year 1995.
She was also honored by several awards such as Saturn Award by the Academy of Science, Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films for Best Supporting Actress on Television for Salem’s Lot (2004) in the year 2005.
Samantha Mathis' Personal Life
Samantha Mathias is a wonderful and gracious woman with the height of 5 feet and five inches. She has a perfect body shape. She has a good body measurements size of 34-26-34 which gives her slim and sexy looks.
She has a pair of long, slender and hot legs which are tones which make her more attractive in the sexy outfits that pound the heart of every man and grabs the attention of every of the person.
There has been on and off gossips about her relationships having a boyfriend but still, she needs to disclose about it. She has never been married and has no husband or children.
There is a little information about her on wiki and one can find information on her searching through various internet sites. Her pictures are all over the internet. Her fans can follow her on Twitter and get updated with her activities.
by sahra, 26 Jun, 2014