Tuesday Weld is a 74-year-old retired American actress who is remembered for her movies like ‘Once Upon a Time in America’, ‘Looking for Mr. Goodbar’ and ‘Play As it Lays’.
Born on 27th August, 1943, Tuesday Weld is remembered today as a very talented actress who once used to be quite a famous person. Tuesday was born in New York City to parents Lathrop Motley Weld and Yosene Balfour Ker. While her father used to be a member of the opulent Weld family based in Massachusetts, her mother was the dauther of a famous Life illustrator William Balfour Ker.
Growing up was never easy for Tuesday Weld who had to suffer a nervous breakdown at a tender age of nine. She even attempted to kill herself when she was twelve. Things began to change for the better once when Tuesday found a passion in acting and entered the show business at a very young age.
As per her biography, Tuesday Weld has found true love thrice during her life. She first married a renowned screenwriter Claude Harz and had a daughter whom she named Natasha. After her divorce with Claude Harz, Tuesday married a British comedian, musician and actor Dudley Moore in the year 1975 with whom she was blessed with a son Patrick.
Then five years later in 1980, Tuesday married an Israeli violinist Pinchas Zukerman and divorced him as well in 1998. Besides her martial affairs, Tuesday has had several relationships during her life. She has dated novelist Gardner McKay, socialite Stash De Rola, actor John Ireland, actor Raymond Burr, actor Dennis Hopper and actor Tommy Sands.
Tuesday Weld was always a beautiful looking girl which is why her mother thought it would make sense to let her daughter to audition for a modeling job. The talented Tuesday made her debut on TV at a young age of twelve. Subsequently, she appeared in a number of roles including ‘The Wrong Man’, ‘Rock, Rock, Rock’, ‘The Five Pennies’ and ‘The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis’.
Besides these, Tuesday has also worked in several movies which are remembered by the fanatics till date. Some other iconic movies and TV series that Tuesday has starred in include ‘Lord Love a Duck’, ‘Who’ll Stop the Rain’, ‘The Cincinnati Kid’ and ‘A Safe Place’. Tuesday enthralled the audience of U.S.A. with her portrayal of Katherine in the film ‘Looking for Mr. Goodbar’. Following this success, she appeared in ‘Once Upon a Time in America’.
Tuesday has starred in numerous films during her illustrious acting career. For this purpose, she has been acknowledged with tons of accolades as well. She is an Oscar nominee and has won a Golden Globe Award as well. She has also received nominations for BAFTA Film Award, Primetime Emmy Award, etc. Today, Tuesday is seventy-four years of age which makes it difficult for her to continue with her acting. Hence, she does not work anymore but still has a net worth of $5 million.
Last Modified: 19 May, 2018