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Actress, Ann Getty Has Passed Away

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Ann Getty Dies at 79.

Longtime benefactor of the arts and culture in San Francisco, Ann Getty has reportedly passed away. According to the report, Ann Getty died today September 14, 2020, at the age of 79. Her cause of death is to be a heart attack.

Ann Getty left behind her husband, their sons, Peter, John, and William Getty; grandchildren Ivy Getty; Nicholas, Alexander, and Veronica Getty; and Ava and Dexter Getty.

Born in Wheatland, California, Ann Getty got married to her husband Gordon Getty, an oil heir and billionaire philanthropist.

Her family says Ann Getty dedicated her life to the fields of anthropology, publishing, interior design, and early childhood development and to raising funds for numerous nonprofits in San Francisco.

Ann Getty founded a San Francisco preschool and helped raise funds for numerous nonprofits, including the University of California, San Francisco, the San Francisco Symphony, Benioff Children’s Hospitals, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the San Francisco Opera, the Leakey Foundation and the Napa Valley Festival.

As an actress, Anna Getty debuted in the 1997 romantic comedy ‘Little City’. Also starring Jon Bon Jovi, Penelope Ann Miller, and Joe Bellan, the film tells the story of a group of people whose romantic lives are intertwined. She then played a waitress in ‘Break Up’, the 1998 thriller about a woman who is looking to leave her abusive husband. Besides Anna, the film stars Kiefer Sutherland, Bridget Fonda, and Hart Bochner.

She guest-starred as Annie Albany in a season three episode of CBS’ drama ‘Promised Land’. In 1999, she appeared in a season two episode of ‘The Long Goodbye’. She shared screen space with the likes of Christian Camargo and Christine Havard in Doug Aitken’s short film ‘Blow Debris’ in 2000. In 2001, she was featured in NBC’s medical drama ‘ER’s season seven episode, ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’. Her last acting role was in the 2004 romantic comedy ‘Happily Even After’.

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