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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 5 March 1939Hampstead, London, England, UK
Birth NameVictoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Samantha Eggar was born on March 5, 1939 in Hampstead, London, England as Victoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar. She is an actress, known for Hercules (1997), The Brood (1979) and Doctor Dolittle (1967). She was previously married to Tom Stern.

Spouse (1)

Tom Stern (24 October 1964 - 25 March 1971) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Mother of Jenna Stern and Nicolas Stern.
Mother-in-law of Brennan Brown.
Appeared in the pilot episode of 'The Vintage Years,' which was the pilot for Falcon Crest (1981), but was not rehired for the role of Maggie Gioberti Channing. Susan Sullivan took over the role, which she played until 1989.
As of 2016 she is the 9th earliest surviving recipient of a Best Actress Oscar nomination, tied with Julie Christie and behind only Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Caron, Carroll Baker, Joanne Woodward, Shirley MacLaine, Doris Day, a tied Piper Laurie and Sophia Loren, and a tied Julie Andrews and Debbie Reynolds. She was nominated in 1965 for The Collector (1965).

Personal Quotes (1)

[on being directed by William Wyler in The Collector (1965)] Being directed by one of the greatest directors of the time at a young age, was a pure gift and, contrary to popular reputation, he hardly ever asked me for more than two takes.

Salary (3)

The Molly Maguires (1970) $300,000
The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (1970) $200,000
Anna and the King (1972) $2,500 per episode

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