Mathis, Hoty to star in 'Love, Loss'

Mathis, Hoty to star in 'Love, Loss'

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Dee Hoty, Samantha Mathis and Concetta Tomei are set to lead the next cast of the off-Broadway show "Love, Loss, and What I Wore," the play's producers said.
Hanks and Mathis join 'Variations' cast

Hanks and Mathis join 'Variations' cast

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Colin Hanks and Samantha Mathis have joined Jane Fonda in the cast of the upcoming Broadway production of "33 Variations," it has been announced.

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Early Miller play pays off in revival

NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- The Roundabout Theater Company has revived Arthur Miller's first full length produced play, "The Man Who Had All the Luck," with a lot more luck than the origin
Samantha Mathis
LAP96021337-13FEBRUARY1996-BEVERLY HILLS,CALIFORNIA,USA: Janie(Samantha Mathis), the president's personal aide, President Andrew Shepherd(Michael Douglas) and A.J.(Martin Sheen), the president's chief of staff as they prepare to leave the oval office in Castle Rock Entertainment's "The American President."

Samantha Mathis (born May 12, 1970) is an American actress. The daughter of actress Bibi Besch, Mathis made her film debut in Pump Up the Volume (1990).

Mathis was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, the daughter of actress Bibi Besch, and granddaughter of actress Gusti Huber. Her parents divorced when she was 2 years old, and Mathis was raised by her mother. She relocated to Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California at the age of 5. Mathis' mother discouraged her from pursuing acting, but growing up on locations, in theaters, and in acting classes, Mathis knew she wanted to act. She decided to become an actress at the age of 12.

Mathis began acting professionally at the age of sixteen, her first job was a commercial for "Always Slender Pads - Just For Teens". She co-starred in the television series Aaron's Way and Knightwatch from 1988 to 1989. Her first starring role in a feature film was that of Nora in Pump Up the Volume (1990), opposite Christian Slater, whom she briefly dated at the time. Mathis dyed her natural blonde hair black for the role to change her image from sweet and innocent, to strong willed.

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