Arnette Jens: Who is Anthony Zerbe’s wife?

By | June 7, 2023
Arnette Jens: Who is Anthony Zerbe's wife?

Arnette Jens is a well-known American actress who is remembered for her roles in Cloud Dancer (1980) and The Balcony (1963). She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 21, 1936. As of 2023, Arnette Jens is 86 years old.

She has two children with actor Anthony Zerbe, whom she married on October 7, 1962. Salome Jens is her sister, an actress and American dancer on stage, film and television. Arnette and her sister Salome Jens were born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Salomea (née Szujewski) and farmer and builder Arnold John Jens.

Arnette Jens is an actress

Arnette Jens is an actress who acted in two films: Cloud Dancer in 1980, a drama about a stunt pilot dealing with personal and professional issues, and The Balcony in 1963, an adaptation of Jean Genet’s play about a brothel that caters to its clients’ dreams. She also appeared in the theatre, notably in a 1964 staging of Bertolt Brecht’s play Galileo.

Arnette has two children with Anthony Zerbes.

After joining holy matrimony, Arnette Jens and her husband, Anthony Zerbe, have produced two children. Unfortunately, the names of their children are unknown to the public. The family preferred to keep some details out of the reach of the public for reasons only known to them.

Arnette Lens is the sister of Salome Jens

Arnette Jens has a famous sister called Salome Jens, a theatre, film, and television dancer and actress from the United States. She is well recognized for her role as the Female Changeling in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1994-1999). Jens was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Salomea (née Szujewski) and farmer and builder Arnold John Jens. In July 1969, she said, she made a statement that implied how much she hated having lived in Milwaukee but later apologized for giving such a remark. 

Jens studied theatre at Northwestern University and became a Martha Graham dance student afterwards. Arnette Jens learnt acting at the H.B. Studio in New York.

Anthony Zerbes : Arnette Jens’ Husband

Arnette Jens’s husband, an American actor, Anthony Jared Zerbe, was born on May 20, 1936. Since October 7, 1962, Zerbe has been wed to Arnette (sister of Salome Jens, an actress), with whom he has two children. Zerbe played the post-apocalyptic cult spearhead Matthias in the 1971 adaptation of Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel titled “I Am Legend”, The Omega Man, playing a Catholic coal miner and several others.

Arnette’s husband, Zerbe, the son of Catherine (née Scurlock) and Arthur LeVan Zerbe, was born in Long Beach, California. He attended Newport Harbor High. He graduated in 1958 from Pomona College in Claremont, California. His parents had attended Pomona College as well. From 1959 to 1961, he served in the U.S. Air Force.

When Zerbe was 17, theatre shows sparked his passion for performing. He pursued his education in New York City’s Stella Adler Studio. On October 15, 1961, he performed in The Cave Dwellers at the Greenwich Mews Theatre in New York City for the first time. On television, he has appeared in guest roles on shows such as Naked City, The Virginian, Kung Fu (2 episodes), The Big Valley, Route 66, The Wild Wild West, Gunsmoke, The Chisholms, Ironside, The F.B.I., The Rookies, Dynasty, Columbo, Mission: Impossible as well as several more.

Zerbe and Roscoe Lee Browne toured the United States in 1981 with Behind the Broken Words, a performance combining contemporary poetry, comedy, and drama. Zerbe was the past creative executive director of Reflections, A New Plays Festival at the Geva Theatre in Rochester, New York.

As Lieutenant K.C. Trench in the private eye drama Harry O, Zerbe earned an Emmy Award in 1976 for Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He portrayed Benjamin Hubbard, the oldest brother, in a Broadway production of The Little Foxes in 1981.

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