Judith Bess Jones is an American TV singer and actress who is known to many as the wife of Martin Milner. a renowned movie, stage, radio, and television actor. The pair got married in 1967 and remained so until Martins sadly died in 2015 after suffering heart failure.
Since then, Judith has shielded herself from the limelight which is why people have become so curious about her whereabouts and well-being. Here’s all we know.
Brief Biography of Judith Bess Jones
The Tattletales actress was born on November 3, 1934, which means she is 88 years old at the moment. From the records, Judith Bess Jones was raised in Waukegan, the county seat of Lake County, Illinois, USA.
Information about her early life, parents, siblings and educational pursuits is elusive to the media. What is known however is that she holds an American nationality and practices Christianity.
She Had a Brief Career as a Television Singer and Actress
It’s true that Judith Bess Jones gained the media’s interest following her marriage to Martin Milner who was an established actor. Nonetheless, she also made a few appearances in the entertainment industry as an actress. Some of her known works include Cool and Lam (1958), Tattletales (1974), and The Mike Douglas Show(1961).
While Judith’s career in the industry was brief, her husband made appearances in numerous stage, radio, television, and film roles. He started acting while he was in high school and it’s no surprise that he mastered the craft.
He made his debut in the 1947 film Life of a Father and later earned a recurring role in The Life of Riley. Even though he dabbled in the army for a while, his passion for acting still found him. Martins earned a few more roles and in 1968, he gained a breakthrough after leading the series Adam-12 which aired from 1968-1975. The series inspired many people to become police officers
Over his years in the industry which spanned 6 decades, Martins has been given over 100 acting credits. He is best remembered for Route 66 where he portrayed Tod Stiles and Adam 12 as well.
Judith Bess Jones Was Married to Martin Milner for Over Half a Century
It was on February 23 1957 that Judith Bess Jones got married to Martin Milner. The pair first met at a Hollywood party in 1956 and soon became friends. It wasn’t long before they started dating and then decided to walk the aisle. Their wedding ceremony was held in Waukegan, Illinois, and witnessed by a number of close friends and family members.
The pair enjoyed many years of marital bliss which saw the birth of their four children The first child of the couple was born on July 2, 1958, but sadly died in 2005 at the age of 46 after a Leukaemia diagnosis.
The pair later extended their family with the birth of three other children including Molly Milner, Stuart Milner, and Andrew Milner.
Judith Lost Her Husband in 2015
The Tattletales actress and her husband recorded many happy moments until 2015 when Martin sadly passed on at the age of 83. Judith’s husband suffered a long illness as one of his sons revealed. While his medical history was not revealed to the public, it is reported that he died of heart failure at his home in Carlsbad, California.
He was preceded by his daughter Amy in 2005 and survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, and four grandchildren.
What is Judith Bess Jones Up To?
The mother of four has been living her life away from the limelight since the death of her husband. This is why people have been wondering what became of her. While Judith may not make any notable appearance anytime soon, we garnered that Judith is well and hearty.
She prefers to maintain a private life and at the moment in her birthplace Waukegan, Illinois, USA, and occupied with grandma’s responsibilities.