Bess Armstrong net worth: Bess Armstrong is an American celebrity who has a net worth of $3 million dollars. She appeared in over one hundred plays before earning her degree and continued playing on stage throughout the 1970s, eventually making her onscreen introduction after that decade. Armstrong acquired recognition as Patty Chase on the most popular TV series “My So-Called Life”. She’s a violinist in her spare time and was given the nickname “Precious Poodle” to the set of “My So-Called Life”. Armstrong wed subsequently divorced Chris Carreras following annually of union, and has been married to her present husband, producer John Fiedler, since 1985.
She and producer-husband John Fiedler had three children: Lucy, Luke and Samuel. Daughter Lucy Chase Fiedler was born severely disabled on July 22, 1986. Lucy died six months later, on January 8, 1987. Son Luke Allen Fiedler was born on January 14, 1988, and son Samuel Chase Fiedler was born on June 16, 1991.
Born and raised in Baltimore, she inherited a love of theater and music from her parents. Everyone in the family played instruments and acted in school and/or community theatre productions. Her parents were teachers in her schools and her father, an English teacher, also directed the school plays, where Bess got her start in acting.
At Brown University, she majored in classics as well as theater arts. By the end of her four years she had acted in, directed or choreographed more than 50 plays, both at school and in various professional summer stock companies around New England.
She's the daughter of two teachers.
Acted in over 100 plays at Brown University and the Bryn Mawr School for Girls.
Graduated with a degree in Latin and Theater from Brown University.
Is an accomplished violinist.
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