Samantha Eggar Bio, Affair, Divorce, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(Actress, Voice Artist)

Relationship Facts of Samantha Eggar

  • Samantha Eggar is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Samantha Eggar’s current relationship status is possibly single.

Previously, she was married to Nicolas Stern. The wedding took place on the 24th of October 1964 at St Mary’s Chruch, London. After seven years of marriage, she got divorced from each other.

Together, the couple had two children, Nicolas Stern (born 12th of September 1965) and Jenna Stern (born 23rd of September 1967). Her daughter, Jenna is an actress whereas her son, Nicolas is a producer by profession.

Currently, Samantha resides in Los Angeles.

Who is Samantha Eggar?

British-American Samantha Eggar is an Oscar-nominated actress and voice artist. She is renowned as Dr. Patraba of The Astronaut’s Wife and Miranda Grey of The Collector. 

Last, in 2012, she contributed a voice to the character Whale in Metalocalypse.

Samantha Eggar- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Samantha Eggar was born on the 5th of March 1939 in Hampstead, London. Her birth name is Victoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar. She is of British-Dutch-Portuguese ethnicity.

Her father, Ralph Alfred James was a British Amry brigadier whereas her mother, Muriel Olga Palache-Bouma was a homemaker.


First, she attended St Mary’s Providence Convent at Woking. Later, she joined the Thanet School of Art to study fashion for two years.

After that, she attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London to study drama.

Samantha Eggar- Professional Career

Acting Career

Professionally, Samantha Eggar started her career as a stage artist. In her early career, she worked for several Shakespearean plays. That includes Titania, Dr. Crippen, and Twelfth Night. 

Moving forward, in 1961, she debuted in the TV industry with the series, Rob Roy as Diana Vernon.

The following year, she made her debut in the movies with the movie, The Wild and the Willing. Later, she appeared in the series like Rendezvous, ITV Television Playhouse, and Ghost Squad in some minor roles.

However, she first came in the limelight for her appearance in the movie, The Collector. In the movie, she portrayed the character of Miranda Grey, a kidnap victim. For that, she was also nominated for Oscar too. Moving forwards, she featured the movies like Doctor Dolittle, The Molly Maguires, and A Name for Evil.

Voice Artist Career

She is also a popular voice artist. As a voice actress, she contributed to her voice various characters in the animated TV series. Such series include Hercules, The Legend of Prince Valiant, and Metalocalypse.

Also, she has voiced video games like Nightfire, Hercules, and Everything or Nothing.

Awards, Nominations

  • 1966- Golden Globe & Sant Jordi for The Collector.
  • 1965- Best Actress in Cannes Film Festival.
  • 1966- Nominated for Oscar.
  • 1980- Nominated for Genie Awards.

Net Worth, Salary

Through her career as an actress, she has made a net worth of $2 million. Her earnings as an actress are in the range of $19k to $210k. Besides that, as a voice actress, she makes in the range of $29k to $585k.

Also, she makes through her stage performance too.

Some of her salary details as an actress along with the year and movies and series are-

YearMovies/ Series Salary 
1970The Molly Maguires$300k
1970The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun$200k
1972Anna and the King$2.5k per episode (Total 13 episodes)

Samantha Eggar- Controversy, Rumors

As of now, she has not been through any sort of controversy that created headlines in the media. Similarly, there are no rumors linked with her.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Samantha Eggar has brown eyes with light hair. Her height is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 57 kg. Her body measurements are 31-25-33 inches.

Social Media Profile

Samantha is not active on any social media platform including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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