|Celebrated Name:||Elizabeth Montgomery|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery|
|Age at the time of death:||62 years old|
|Birth Date:||15 April 1933|
|Date of death:||18 May 1995|
|Birth Place:||Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Frederic Gallatin Cammann (m. 1954 – 1955), Gig Young (m. 1956 – 1963), William Asher (m. 1963 – 1974), Robert Foxworth (m. 1993 – 1995)|
|Children:||Yes (Rebecca Asher, Robert Asher, Bill Asher)|
|Profession:||Film, Stage and Television Actress|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$20 Million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Elizabeth Montgomery was a veteran and award-winning film, stage, and television actress from America. She is best known for her role as friendly witch Samantha Stephen in the television series Bewitched that aired in the late 1960s to early 1970s. She was the daughter of the renowned actor Robert Montgomery and started her career in television series ‘Robert Montgomery Present.’ She worked as an actress for over 50 decades and appeared in movies like ‘A Case of Rape’ and ‘The Legend of Lizzie Borden.’
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Early Life & Biography
Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery was born on 15th April 1933 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Elizabeth Daniel Bryan, was a Broadway Theatre actress, and her father Robert Montgomery was a film director and producer. Together the couple had three children, including Elizabeth, who was their second child after Martha Bryan Montgomery and before Robert Montgomery Jr. As a kid, Elizabeth went to Westlake School for Girls in Holmby Hills, California, and graduated from Spence School in New York City. For three years, she went to Manhattan to study the Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Elizabeth got married to her first husband Fredric Gallatin Cammanna in the year 1954, their marriage didn’t last long, and they got divorced in 1955. She got married to her second husband, Gig Young, who was an Emmy award-winning actor in the year 1956 and got divorced in 1963. She got married to William usher in 1963 and had three children, daughter Rebecca Usher and two sons, Robert and Bill Usher.
Elizabeth fell in love with the director Richard Michaels which led to her divorce in the year 1974 and end of her tv series ‘Bewitched.’ The couple moved in together, but their relationship only lasted for two and a half years. In 1993 she got married to her fourth husband, Robert Foxworth, and they remained married until their death. Elizabeth was diagnosed with colon cancer, and she died in the year 1995 at the age of 62.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 April 1933, Elizabeth Montgomery was 62 years old. Her height was 1.72 m tall, and her weight was 58 kg.
Elizabeth started her acting career from her father’s television series ‘Robert Montgomery Presents’ and later in the year 1953 made her Broadway Theatre debut from the act ‘Late Love.’ She won the Theatre World Award for her debut performance in Late Love. In 1955 she did her first film ‘The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell’ and returned to the theatre in 1956 for the act ‘The Loud Red Patrick.’
In her early days of the career, she appeared in tv dramas and series ‘Studio One’, ‘The Twilight Zone’ and ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents.’ She won the 13th Primetime Emmy Awards for the movie ‘Untouchables’ and also featured in the comedy movies ‘Johnny Cool’ and ‘Who’s Sleeping in My Bed.’
In 1964 she played the role of a lovable witch Samantha Stephens in the tv series ‘Bewitched’ with the actor Dick York and later with Dick Sargent as her husband for which she received five Emmy and four Golden Globe nomination. The series aired for eight seasons from 1964 to 1972.
Later in her career, she did a few serious roles apart from the lovable character Samantha Stephens. She appeared in the movies like ‘A Case of Rape,’ where she portrayed the role of a rape victim fighting for justice and the role of an accused murderer in the movie ‘The Legend of Lizzie Borden.’ Both her movies earned her an Emmy nomination. In 1989 she appeared in her last play ‘Love Letter’ in Broadway Theatre opposite Robert Foxworth.
Awards & Achievements
Elizabeth Montgomery was one of the most successful stages, film and tv actress. She entertained her fans for over five decades and has won many awards and nominations for her performance.
- She won the Theatre World Award for her debut play in Broadway Theatre ‘Love Letter’ in the year 19533.
- She earned two nominations for Emmy Awards in the category Outstanding Single performance by an actress in a leading role for the movies ‘The Untouchables’ in the year 1956 and ‘The Legend of Lizzie Borden’ in 1975.
- She earned five Emmy nominations for her comedy series ‘Bewitched’ in the category outstanding performance by an actress in the lead role in 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, and 1974.
- She also earned three Golden Globe nominations for tv series ‘Bewitched’ in the category Best tv Actress Female in the year 1965, 1967 and 1969.
Net Worth & Salary of Elizabeth Montgomery in 2021
As of January 2021, Elizabeth Montgomery had an estimated net worth of $20 Million at the time of her death. She was a very successful tv and film actress of Hollywood of her time and also performed in theatre plays. The major source of her income was from the films and tv series in which appeared. Her acting career lasted for fifty years, and she also appeared on tv commercials for the brand ‘Mothers.’
Born in a family of actors and directors, Elizabeth had a tough challenge to make her own identity in the Hollywood industry. She was known for her bold and fearless personality both in the reel and real life. She played the role of a prostitute in the Untouchables and the role of a rape victim in A case of rape. She openly criticized the Vietnam war and raised her voice for women’s rights. In June 2005, a bronze statue of Elizbeth as Bewitched witch was inaugurated in her honor in Salem, Massachusetts.
She died at the age of 62 due to cancer after entertaining her fans for 40 years, but she will always be remembered as a beloved nose twitching witch Samantha.