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Samantha Lewes Bio


Samantha Lewes

Who was Samantha Lewes?

Samantha Lewes was a beautiful American actress best known for her performance in movies like ‘Mr. Success’ in 1984 and ‘Bosom Buddies’ in 1980. She was also the ex-wife of a famous Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks.

Facts About Samantha Lewes

Full Name:Samantha Lewes
Birth Name:Susan Jane Dillingham
Birth Place:San Diego, California, USA
Age:50 (death)
Birth Date:November 29, 1952
Nationality:American
Death Date:March 12, 2002
Horoscope:Sagittarius
University:Sacramento State University

Early Life and Education

Born on November 29, 1952, in San Diego, California, USA, Lewes’s birth name was Susan Jane Dillingham. Late Samantha’s personal information in regards to her childhood, from the names and profession of her parents, including her siblings, has been hidden well from the limelight. She was of American nationality.

She was a student at Sacramento State University. It was where she met her ex-husband Tom Hanks.

Samantha Lewes Professional Career

Although Samantha was in the movie industry she wasn’t involved extensively, however, she did make some appearances. She starred in TV series “Bosom Buddies” in 1981, and later in the television film “Mr. Success” alongside Tom Hanks.

Soon after she left the movie industry to focus more on family and live a normal life.

Net worth and Salary

Although Samantha had a short career she had decent earning. According to sources, Lewes’ approximate net worth was as high as $15 million, from her professional career. She was also able to get a divorce settlement from Tom Hanks.

Samantha’s Married life with Tom Hanks

The Couple met during their student days and soon after they met, a romantic relationship started. Samantha was four years older than her handsome ex-husband. The duo got married on 24th September 1978. A year before their marriage they welcomed their first child Colin Hanks.

In the year 1982, they welcomed their second daughter, Elizabeth Ann Hanks. They stayed together until 1987, they divorced, apparently the reason being Tom’s affair with the actress, Rita Wilson.

Age, Height, and Weight

She died at the age of 50 years. Her information about height and weight are unavailable. She had a beautiful reddish-brown hair to compliment her light brown eye.

Samantha Lewes Death

Soon after her divorce with the successful actor Tom, she was diagnosed with bone cancer in the early 2000s. Later it was revealed that cancer had already spread to her lungs and other parts of her body. Although hanks hired the specialist, there was no cure. Sadly, on 12th March 2002, Samantha Lewes passed away.

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