Tom Bessamra became popular after marrying American actress and humanitarian Marcheline Bertrand. The couple was together until his wife’s death in 2007.

Besides, Tom is also known as the stepfather of Angelina Jolie, an American actress and filmmaker.

Where is Bessamra now? How did his wife die? Has Tom married after his spouse’s death? Here we have all the answers to your questions.

Wikipedia, Age, and Ethnicity

There is no information about Tom Bessamra as he became known after marrying Marcheline Bertrand. Moreover, we don’t have any details about his family and professional life.

Bessamra’s ethnicity is unknown.

Tom Bessamra and Marcheline Bertrand’s Married Life

Tom Bessamra tied the knot as the second husband of Marcheline in 2002. There is no information about their wedding and relationship.

Tom and Marcheline still had a beautiful married life at the time of her death on January 27, 2007.

Marcheline Bertrand’s First Husband and Children

Tom’s wife Bertrand’s first known relationship was with Jon Voight, who she dated in the early 1970s and tied the knot in 1971.

After a miscarriage, Marcheline became pregnant with their child after two years of marriage. They welcomed their first child, a son named James Haven, on May 11, 1973. The couple’s second child, a daughter named Angelina Jolie, was born on June 4, 1975.

Tom Bessamra’s late wife Marcheline Bertrand, and his stepdaughter Angelina Jolie
Source: Daily Mail

They split after 5 years of marriage in 1976.

Why did they Divorce? Other Affairs and Partners

Marcheline announced that she separated from her former husband, Jon, in 1976. She revealed that Voight’s adultery habit was the reason she had left him.

She filed for divorce in 1978, and they legally separated after 9 years of marital relationship in 1980.

Tom’s late wife then started dating a filmmaker named Bill Day. She was in a relationship and lived with him for 11 years but later separated without marrying.

Bertrand also dated activist and musician John Trudell for some time. However, she was later married to Tom Bessamra for five years until her death.

Who is Marcheline Bertrand?

Marcheline Bertrand is a late American actress who is popular as the mother of Angelina Jolie and an American actor James Haven. Besides, she is the first wife of American actor Jon Voight.

Marcheline Bertrand and first husband Jon Voight

Bertrand was born on May 9, 1950, in Blue Island, Illinois, the U.S. Her parents are Lois June (née Gouwens) and Rolland F. Bertrand and has two younger siblings. She belonged to Dutch and German ancestry.

She was often mistaken to be French which her daughter revealed.

“My mom is as far from French Parisian as you can get. She grew up in a bowling alley that my grandparents owned.”

Marcheline Bertrand and Angelina Jolie

Wife Marcheline’s Death

Tom’s wife was diagnosed with a breast cancer and lived a private life. After 8-year-long battle with cancer, she died on on January 27, 2007. At the time of her death, he children and family were present at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where took her last breath.

Marcheline’s mother and sister also died of cancer at a young age, so, she always thought she would die in a same way.

“My grandmother also died young; so, my mother always thought it could happen to her.”

Tom Bessamra’s Step-Children

Tom has two fully grown stepchildren; a stepson named James Haven and a stepdaughter named Angelina Jolie. James is an American actor who made his television debut with Gia in 1998 and has appeared in several TV series like Hell’s Kitchen, Stay Alive, The Game etc.

Angelina is a very popular American actress who is known for starring in several movies like Playing by Heart (1998), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003), Alexander (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), Maleficent (2014), and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019).

Angelina Jolie has married thrice and is most popular for her relationship and marriage with Brad Pitt. Besides, she was married to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton. She has 6 children from her past three marriages.

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