Embeth Davidtz Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Embeth Davidtz Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthAugust 11, 1965
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseJason Sloane

Embeth Davidtz is an American actress who is mainly known for playing various roles in popular films and TV shows such as Army of DarknessSchindler’s List, Matilda, Junebug, Californication, and Mad Men. She spent most of her childhood in South Africa. Embeth moved to Los Angeles in 1992 and after that, she landed her first American film named Army of Darkness.

Born Name

Embeth Jean Davidtz

Nick Name

Embeth

Embeth Davidtz in an Instagram selfie as seen in June 2016
Embeth Davidtz in an Instagram selfie as seen in June 2016 (Embeth Davidtz / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Embeth attended school in South Africa, where her father joined as a teacher at the Potchefstroom University. She also attended The Glen High School in Pretoria in 1983 and then she took admission in the Rhodes University in Grahamstown.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – John Davidtz (Professor)
  • Mother – Jean Davidtz
  • Siblings – She has a younger sister who is a Psychologist and a brother.
  • Others – George Christiaan Davidtz (Paternal Grandfather), Emily Lambourn (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

She is represented by –

  • The Artists Partnership (Talent Agency), London, England, United Kingdom
  • United Talent Agency (Talent Agency), Beverly Hills, California, United States

Build

Slim

Embeth Davidtz in a selfie in July 2016
Embeth Davidtz in a selfie in July 2016 (Embeth Davidtz / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Embeth has dated –

  1. Harvey Keitel (1994-1995) – Embeth started dating actor Harvey Keitel in 1994. They dated for almost a year before separating in 1995.
  2. Ben Chaplin (1995-2000) – Embeth met British actor Ben Chaplin on the set of the film Feast of July in 1995. They had grown close to each other while shooting. After dating for almost 5 years, they eventually drifted apart and decided to end their relationship by mutual consent in 2000.
  3. Jason Sloane (2000-Present) – Embeth started dating entertainment attorney Jason Sloane in 2000. After dating for 2 years, they got married on June 22, 2002. They have 2 children together – a son named Asher Sloane (b. October 7th, 2005) and a daughter named Charlotte Emily (b. 2002).

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of Dutch, French, and English descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short hair
  • Beautiful smile
Embeth Davidtz as seen in September 2016
Embeth Davidtz as seen in September 2016 (Embeth Davidtz / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

She has done endorsement work for Nailvana By Gina NVLA Polish.

Best Known For

  • Playing various roles in movies such as Army of DarknessSchindler’s List, Matilda, JunebugMansfield ParkBicentennial Man, and Fracture
  • Her acting skills in popular TV series such as Californication and Mad Men

First Film

She made her theatrical film debut as Laurie Shannon in the thriller film Sweet Murder in 1990.

First TV Show

She made her first TV show appearance as Older Karen on the drama series Screen Two in 1989.

Embeth Davidtz in a selfie as seen in April 2018
Embeth Davidtz in a selfie as seen in April 2018 (Embeth Davidtz / Instagram)

Embeth Davidtz Facts

  1. Her parents relocated to Trenton, New Jersey, and then again moved to their native country South Africa when she was only 9 years old.
  2. Embeth relocated to Los Angeles in 1992 and got a role in the Sam Raimi’s film Army of Darkness.
  3. She was cast by Steven Spielberg personally for the 1993 film Schindler’s List.
  4. She is very fond of animals as she has 2 dogs and 3 cats.
  5. Embeth gave an audition for a part on Mad Men but was turned down before getting the role of Rebecca Pryce next season.
  6. She got South Africa’s equivalent of an Oscar for her superior performance in the 1991 film Night of the 19th.
  7. In 2013, Embeth revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and she also underwent a mastectomy for the treatment.
  8. Davidtz is also fluent in Afrikaans.
  9. Davidtz has contributed her voice to a video game named Agent, where she did the role of Penny Moffat.
  10. She was earlier represented by Moonyeenn Lee from South Africa.
  11. She went to a very conservative school where they weren’t allowed to wear makeup and had to wear a uniform.
  12. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Embeth Davidtz / Instagram

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