Daughter of famous actress Bibi Besch, Samantha Mathis is an American actress famous for her film like Pump Up the Volume, American Psycho, The Punisher, Atlas Shrugged: Part II and many other.
Early Life, Education
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Samantha Mathis was born on May 12, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of two, her parents Bibi Besch, and Donald Mathis divorced and Mathis was raised by her mother.
She is the only child of her parents. Samantha grew up watching over theatres, and acting classes, she then decided to become an actress at the age of twelve. Samantha is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.
Love Affairs & Boyfriends
Samantha holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moving to her personal life, Samantha over the years has dated many men. She was in a romantic relationship with actor Christian Slater in 1989 but after living together for around a year the couple broke up in 1990.
After she broke up with Christan, she began dating comedian John Leguizamo in 1991, but the couple ended their relationship after one year.
Samantha and actor River Phoenix began their romantic relationship in 1992 but he died as a result of a drug overdose while he was in a nightclub, The Viper Room in Los Angeles, California in 1993. She is not married yet and has no children so far. Samantha Mathis was also in short-term love life relationship with Christian Bale, Noah Wyle, Adam Duritz, Colin Hanks.
Movies & TV Shows
Samantha started acting at the age of 16, during 1986. She first appeared in commercials like "Always Slender Pads- Just For Teens. Later, from 1988-89, Samantha appeared in the TV series, Aaron's Way and Knightwatch.
She also shares the screen along with her former boyfriend, Christian Slater in the movie Pump of the Volume in 1990. Ever since, she has appeared in a total of 69 projects including TV series and films, till now. Her latest show was a TV series, The Strain (July 2014 - September 2017), in which she portrayed the role of Justine Feraldo.
Samantha is active in the industry since 1988 and is on a good phase, till. Her estimated net worth is $2 million.