Samantha Anderson Biography
Samantha Anderson is the daughter of Arnie Anderson and Conchata Ferrell. Her mother, Conchata is an American actress who was best known for her role as Berta in Two and a Half Men. She died on October 12, 2020.
Samantha Anderson Age
She is 38 years old as of 2020; she was born in 1982.
Samantha Anderson Parents
Samantha is the daughter of Arnie Anderson and Conchata Ferrell. Her father, Arnie is best known for his appearance in the 1975 documentary The California Reich, directed by Keith Critchlow and Walter E. Parkes. The documentary was a depiction of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Tracy, California Neo-Nazi groups. In 1976 it received a Best Documentary Academy Award nomination and in the same year, it was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.
Samantha Anderson Mother
Samantha is the daughter of Conchata Ferrell, an American actress who was best known for her role as Berta the housekeeper on Two and a Half Men. She began her acting career in theatre. She made her first onstage performance in a skit comedy while at Marshall University. She made her Off-Broadway debut as a member of the Circle in the Square theatrical company in Lanford Wilson’s “Hot L Baltimore” in 1973. Her next role was Gertrude Blum in “The Sea Horse,” she won Drama Desk, Theatre World and Obie Awards as best actress.
She later began her career in film appearing in the adaptation of “Hot L Baltimore” and then as the housekeeper in the 1979 feature film “Heartland.” In 1992, Ferrell received her first Emmy Award nomination for her recurring role as attorney Susan Bloom in “L.A. Law.”
Her latest appearance was as Shirley in a 2017 episode of Netflix’s sitcom series “The Ranch.” Her other TV credits include “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Teen Angel,” “Matlock” and “B. J. and the Bear,” and film credits include “Edward Scissorhands,” “Network,” “Crime and Punishment in Suburbia” and “True Romance.”
Conchata Ferrell Heart Attack
Ferrell suffered a heart attack after spending a month in intensive care. This was after her hospitalization in May 2020 due to a kidney-related infection he suffered in December. After the heart attack, she was put on a respirator and dialysis, and was unable to speak or communicate.
Conchata Ferrell Death
Conchata died on October 12, 2020 as a result of complications following a cardiac arrest at the age of 77.