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Carolyn Maxwell

Carolyn Maxwell is an American actress born in the year 1945. She is most famous for her roles in televisions shows like Tattletales, Les Chien Chauds, and Black Mirror.

Acting Career

She had been passionate about acting and fashion designing since her early childhood days. Carolyn had a deep interest in acting and the real breakthrough in her career came when she was offered a role in Tattletales, a comedy show. It was a U.S. based comedy show created by the producer Ira Skutch. The show premiered on CBS during February 1974. This big break allowed her to have roles in several other shows such as Les Chien Chauds, and Gas.

Carolyn gained immense popularity and fame after her performance in the television show called Black Mirror in which she played the character, Elizabeth Smith.

Personal Life

Carolyn is a divorcee. She had previously been married to Orson Bean, an actor. She had been the second wife of her ex-husband Bean. Bean had previously been married to Jacqueline de Sibour whom he divorced after they could not repair their marriage. After divorcing his first wife, he started his relationship with Carolyn. Bean had not been famous when he started dating Carolyn. He was a small actor at the time of their courtship.

Carolyn and Orson dated for around two years before tying the knot in the year 1965. They have been blessed with three children named Susannah Bean, Max Bean, and Ezekiel Bean. After their marriage, Bean and Carolyn decided to move to Australia. It was a bad decision because the arguments and conflicts between them began to increase.

It was there in Australia that the animosity and tension between husband and wife increased to a boiling point. Bean wanted to have extra-marital relationships and he wanted that Carolyn to be fine with the arrangement. Carolyn was in no mood to allow him to have relationships with other women. Without her consent for outside relationships, Bean started cheating on his wife and relations between them further worsened. They also felt the effect of black magic on their lives and decided to move back to the United States to save their marriage.

Several issues developed between them and they ended their relationship in the year 1981 after being together for sixteen long years. After the divorce, Carolyn appeared in only a few television shows. In 2012, the family came to grieve again when their daughter, Susannah passed away.

Bean had been depressed after the divorce but after some time he re-married. However, Carolyn did not marry again.

Fashion Interest

Carolyn has also been working as a fashion designer. She wanted something outside of her acting career and fashion filled the void in her life. She did not like to work for a large corporation and liked to give a personal touch to her products. .

Net Worth

There is no record of Carolyn having received any awards for acting career. Her net worth is not on record because she has kept her finances private.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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