Bibi Besch

Film Actress and Daytime Television Soap Star; Mother of Samantha Mathis
Born Feb 1, 1942

Bibiana "Bibi" Besch was an Austrian/American actress.

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1940 Birth Born on February 1, 1940.


1959 19 Years Old While she was attending Mount Kisco High School it consolidated with adjacent northern Westchester County villages, forming Fox Lane High School, from which Besch graduated in 1959. … Read More


1979 39 Years Old Besch appeared in a variety of daytime soaps such as The Secret Storm, The Edge of Night, Love is a Many Splendored Thing, and finally, Somerset. In addition to her theater career, she began appearing in more nationally known primetime features, such as the 1979 miniseries Backstairs at the White House. … Read More


1992 52 Years Old In 1992, she received her first acting nomination - an Emmy Award - for the landmark TV-movie Doing Time on Maple Drive, co-starring Jim Carrey. … Read More
1996 57 Years Old She continued to appear in films and television, including ER and Melrose Place until her 1996 death at the age of 56 following a long battle with breast cancer.
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