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Bess Armstrong

Armstrong recently played the mother of another angst-ridden teenager in the acclaimed series My So Called Life. The highly praised show won the Parents Choice Award and the National Television Critics Award for Best Series of the Year. My So Called Life found a post-network life on MTV.

Her many film credits include Nothing in Common for director Garry Marshall and starring Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason, Jaws 3D with Dennis Quaid, High Road To China opposite Tom Selleck, and Alan Alda's The Four Seasons. On television Armstrong appeared in the miniseries Lace and the television movies Mixed Blessings, Tailhook, and She cried No.

She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and children.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Bess Armstrong Facts

BirthdayDecember 11, 1953 (70)
BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.