Bibi Besch Net Worth

Bibi Besch was born on February 01, 1942 in  Vienna, Austria, Austria, is Actress. Bibi Besch was born in Vienna, Austria, to race car driver Gotfrid Köchert and actress Gusti Huber. She was a very busy supporting actress who had worked in television for over twenty years before being nominated for an Emmy Award as a supporting actress for Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992) and another in 1993 for a guest appearance on Northern Exposure (1990). A veteran of dozens of television movies from 1976 to 1995, Besch also appeared in several feature films, most notably as Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982). Other notable feature film roles were in Steel Magnolias (1989), Tremors (1990) and Who's That Girl (1987). Her stage work included the plays "Fame," "The Chinese Prime Minister," "Here Lies Jeremy Troy" and "Once for the Asking." Other television credits include guest roles on popular network shows such as ER (1994) and Murder, She Wrote (1984). Besch's television series and miniseries roles ranged from the soap opera Somerset (1970) to Backstairs at the White House (1979) to The Hamptons (1983). Bibi Besch died of breast cancer at age 54 on September 7, 1996.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actress
Birth Day February 01, 1942
Birth Place  Vienna, Austria, Austria
Died On September 7, 1996(1996-09-07) (aged 54)\nLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Pisces
Cause of death Breast cancer
Occupation Actress
Years active 1954–1996
Spouse(s) Donald B. Mathis (m. 1965; div. 1973)
Children Samantha Mathis
Parent(s) Gotfrid Köchert Gusti Huber

💰 Net worth: $6 Million

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Bibiana Maria Köchert was born in Vienna, Austria in 1942, the younger of two daughters born to theater Actress Gusti Huber, who starred in German films during World War II, and Gotfrid Köchert, an Austrian racing driver, who served in the Wehrmacht during World War II. She had an elder sister, Christiana Barbara Köchert (August 17, 1939 – August 13, 2004). Gusti and her two daughters remained in Vienna throughout World War II, emigrating to the United States after the war ended. Joseph Besch, a radio executive and former U.S. Army captain, married Huber, a divorcee, in 1946, and became Huber's daughters' stepfather; his stepchildren took his surname. Huber and Besch later had two children, born in the United States, Drea and Andrew, the half-siblings of Bibiana and Christiana. Bibi, her sister and half-siblings, grew up in Chappaqua, New York, where they attended local elementary and junior high schools. She graduated from Horace Greeley High School there in 1959, and attended Connecticut College for Women, but, before graduating, moved to New York City to become an Actress. Her only child is Samantha Mathis, also an Actress.


Besch appeared in a variety of television series, including Street Hawk, The Edge of Night, The Secret Storm, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, Dallas, The Golden Girls, Murder, She Wrote, Somerset, Backstairs at the White House, It's Garry Shandling's Show, and Date with an Angel. She played Dr. Carol Marcus, the early love of Admiral James T. Kirk in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), and other films included roles in Victory at Entebbe (1976), The Pack (1977), The Promise (1979), Meteor (1979), The Beast Within (1982), The Lonely Lady (1983), The Day After (1983), Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986), He's My Girl (1987), Who's That Girl (1987), Steel Magnolias (1989), Tremors (1990), and Betsy's Wedding (1990).


In 1992, she received an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in Doing Time on Maple Drive, which starred william McNamara and Jim Carrey as her sons. She received another Emmy nomination in 1993 for her recurring-character role as the neurotic mother of Janine Turner's character on Northern Exposure. She continued to act, including roles on ER and Melrose Place, until shortly before her death.


Bibi Besch died on September 7, 1996 at age 54 following a long battle with breast cancer. She was survived by her daughter, her sister, her half-siblings, nieces and nephews.