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    Orson Bean's Married Life With Carolyn Maxwell: Also Know Their Past Affairs And Relationships

    Updated On 04 Feb, 2018 Published On

    Born as Dallas Frederick Burrows in Burlington, Vermont, Orson Bean is an actor and a stand-up comedian as well. The 89-year-old American in addition to being an actor is also a writer and producer. The television personality has been married thrice. 

    He is currently happily married to wife Alley Mills. But prior to Alley, Orson was married to wife Carolyn Maxwell. Carolyn married her former husband Orson in 1965 and divorced him in 1981.

    The 72-year-old actress Carolyn is best recognized for her character in television shows Tattletales and Les Chien Chaud

    Orson Bean and ex-wife Carolyn maxwell

    Orson with his second wife Carolyn Maxwell

    source: zimbio.com

    The marriage of Orson and Carolyn lasted for 15-years. To know more about how the lovely couple got together and why their marriage fell apart, continue to read below.

    Orson Bean marriage to Carolyn Maxwell

    On October 3, 1965, Orson Bean married his lovely wife, Carolyn Maxwell. They first met in 1964 and dated for a year before tieing the knot. Before marrying Carolyn, Bean had already been divorced by his first wife Jacqueline deSibour nicknamed Rain Winslow in 1962.

    Orson is the father of four. His first marriage blessed him with a child named Michele and with Carolyn he has three children named as Max, Susannah, and Ezekiel.

    At the time of Bean's second marriage, he hadn't had established himself as a prominent actor in the film industry. Soon after the ceremony, the couple moved to Australia and there Bean started getting indulged in extramarital affairs. This led several disputes to fire up in between the newlywed couple. Bean even enforced the idea of the open relationship to Carolyn about which she was strongly against.

    According to BIJOG, while the couple was amid conflicts, it was reported that their son was cursed with black magic which was the reason for the family's return to America. The so-called curse on the child was cured but the relationship between husband Orson and wife Carolyn remained the same.

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    Thus in 1981, Orson and Carolyn got legally separated. The separation had a deep effect on Orson. He went into depression and got addicted to drugs. He got treated with orgone therapy developed by the Austrian-born psychoanalyst, Wilhelm Reich. He has included the experiences during his therapy in his autobiography Me and the Orgone.

    Current marriage of Orson Bean

    Having already been divorced twice, Orson Bean is now happily married to wife Alley Mills. Orson married for the third time with Alley on April 18, 1993.

    When asked about his marriage with 23-years younger Alley, he told PEOPLE.com,

    I was never going to get involved again. Just when I was the happiest ever, I met Alley.”