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Michael Tell

Michael Tell

Michael Tell is an American rock promoter who is famous for being the ex-husband of Patty Duke a late American actress, singer and author too. 

Michael Tell was born in the United States of America to American parents. Tell holds an American nationality while he belongs to the white ethnic background.

Career as a Rock Promoter

Talking about his professional career, he is a rock promoter in the States of America. He came in the limelight after marrying the late actress, Patty Duke who was an American actress famous for the movie The Miracle Worker.

His late Ex-Wife’s Career

Duke first began with Ad commercials before landing a few movie roles here and there. One of her earliest roles was in the soap opera The Brighter Day which aired in the year 1950.

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Caption: American actress, Patty Duke Photo: IMDB

She also featured in a television adaptation series of Meet Me in St. Louis where she portrayed the role of Tootie Smith in the film. She came to limelight when she starred as Helen Keller in the year 1962 Broadway play, The Miracle Worker. Her performance in the film, earned her an Academy Award at the early age of 16, making her the youngest recipient of the award at that time. Also, she won the Golden Globe.

 What is the Net Worth of Tell’s Late Ex-Wife?

His late ex-wife Patty Duke had an estimated net worth of $10 million at the time of his death. However, her other source of income was from endorse any brands, so her income is quite low (in comparison with other actors). But she got some cash from selling off her autobiographical book, Call Me Anna.

Michael Tell's son, Sean Astin with his car
Caption: Michael Tell’s son, Sean Astin with his car
Photo: Networthbuzz

On the other hand, his son Sean Astin is an American actor who has an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2019.

Personal Life and Relationship

Michael Tell is possibly single at the moment. Previously, he married an American actress Patty Duke on 26th June 1970.  Unfortunately, their marriage lasted for just 13 days the reason behind Patty to marry Michael was in order to give (her child) a name.

Patty and Michael separated on 9th July 1970but the husband and wife didn’t divorce but they ended their relationship in an annulment.

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Caption: Michael Tell and his ex-wife Patty Duke

The duo gave birth to their son Sean Astin on 25th February 1971. Their son, Sean, is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer as well. Patty wrote an autobiography which was made into a TV movie in 1990. She played herself and served as a co-producer.

Patty mentioned some reason in her autobiography that the wedding with Michael never consummated and said that the real father of her son Sean is John Austin.

In addition, Patty always believed that the biological father of Sean is Arnaz. Although, all three statements went incorrect. In 1994Sean underwent biological testing for identifying his actual parents. However, the report showed that his real father was Michael.

Hence, Michael ex-wife Patty died in the year 2016, in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho at the age of 69. It was reported that her representative revealed that the Patty died of sepsis from a ruptured intestine.

Michael Tell stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches tall. Tell’s both hair and eyes are black in color.

Facts of Michael Tell

Full NameMichael Tell
Place Of BirthUnited, States
ProfessionRock promoter
NationalityAmerican
SpousePatty Duke died 2016
ChildrenSean Astin

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