Samantha Lewes was an American actress popular for her roles in movies like Bosom Buddies and Mr. Success. She is also best remembered as the ex-wife of famous American actor Tom Hanks, who has acted in films like Cast Away and Saving Private Ryan. She died on 12th March 2002 after suffering from bone cancer.
Samantha Lewes' Early Life
Samantha Lewes was born as Susan Jane Dillingham, in San Diego, California, on 29 November 1952. She has not disclosed the name of her parents in her wiki.
CAPTION: Samantha Lewes with ex-husband Tom Hanks
She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is white. There are also no details concerning her academic background.
Samantha Lewes' Acting Career
The late American actress started her career in television in 1980 when she appeared alongside ex-husband Tom Hanks in the TV series Bosom Buddies, alongside Holland Taylor.
Samantha has also acted in the TV movie Mr. Success (1984). Apart from that, there are no details about her career.
Samantha Lewes' Personal Life, Marriage, Divorce, & Death
Samantha Lewes met Tom Hanks on the set of Bosom Buddies, and they instantly started dating each other. After going out for some time they got married on 24th January 1978.
Together the couple welcomed their first son before their marriage in 1977 whom they named Colin Hanks. During the time of birth, Samantha was 25 while Hanks was 22.
After 5 years of their marriage, the pair welcomed a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Hanks.
Samantha and Tom Hanks got divorced on 19 March 1987 after the latter started an affair with actress Rita Wilson.
Samantha Lewes' Death
After the divorce, Samantha was frequently ill and was later diagnosed with bone cancer. The cancer spread to her lungs and brain, thereby killing her on March 12, 2002.
She was 50 years of age when she died in Sacramento, California.
Samantha Lewes' Net Worth
There are no reviews on Samantha Lewes' net worth and properties as she died a long time ago.
Her ex-husband, however, has a huge net worth of $350 million. Tom Hanks resides at his $26 million mansion in Pacific Palisades, California.
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