Samantha Mathis was born in New York in 1970 to 'Bibi Besch' (qv),
an aspiring actress at the time. Her first acting job was in a
commercial for baby products with her mother. Since her parents
divorced when she was only three years old, Samantha was very
exposed to the acting industry from a very young age, which made
her almost destined to become an actress. Samantha's first feature
film was _Pump Up the Volume (1990)_ (qv) opposite her on- and
off-screen love at the time, 'Christian Slater' (qv). This movie
also marked her first topless scene, but Samantha has now grown up
and moved on to more demanding roles, such as the part of Terry
Carmichael in the action-packed film _Broken Arrow (1996)_ (qv).
This talented young actress is defintely going places, so be sure
to look out for Samantha quite often in the near future.
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).