Harriet Tendler is an American-born radio host and author famous for being the ex-wife of American actor Charles Bronson, who is best known for playing the roles of police officers, gunfighters, or vigilantes in revenge-oriented plot lines.

Quick Info
Full NameHarriet Tendler
AgeAbout 85 years
Ex-HusbandCharles Bronson (1949-1965)
ChildrenSuzanne and Tony
Net Worth$5 million



Harriet Tendler was born in 1930 in the USA in a normal family and raised by her single mother. However, her family members’ detailed information is still missing. But, she was born to a Jewish parents who were farmers.

Likewise, Harriet Tendler holds American nationality, and as per her ethnic background, she belongs to the Caucasian.

Harriet Tendler
Harriet Tendler, Source: factboyz



How old is Harriet Tendler?

According to Harriet Tendler’s birth date, her age is about 85 years old, but her zodiac sign is still missing as she has not mentioned her full birth date. Moreover, she is a beautiful woman who looks perfect with her brown hair and hazel eyes. Unfortunately, further details about her height, weight, and body measurements are still unknown.



Harriet Tendler attended Bessie V. Hicks School in Philadelphia. The school was an acting school specializing in stage, screen, and radio. Her future husband, Charles Buchinsky, also attended the same school, and he was eight years senior to Harriet.

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Social Media

Harriet Tendler seems not active on any social media sites as she is a private woman and is not also at the age to use social media for fun. So, she is keeping her distance from social sites.


Marriage with Charles Buchinsky

Harriet Tendler was previously married to a late American actor Charles Bronson whose real name is Charles Dennis Buchinsky. Talking about their love life, Harriet and Charles first met each other when she was just 18 years old while they were in acting school in 1947. They both are fledging actors from Philadelphia. She supported her husband to get success in his career.

However, they both followed the same career and had a close relationship; they became a couple. Later, they started a new journey after exchanging vows in 1949. Later, they gave birth to their two children, Suzanne and Tony. Unfortunately, they decided to separate paths, so they divorced in 1965.

Charles Bronson and his first wife, Harriet Tendler
Charles Bronson and his first wife, Harriet Tendler Source: Pinterest

After their divorce, her ex-husband married an English actress and singer Jill Ireland whose real name is Jill Dorothy Ireland. They wed on 5 October 1968 after falling for each other. They lived together until the death of Jill in 1962.

Later, Harriet Tendler’s ex-husband took his last breath on 30 August 2003 at 81 years old. The cause of his death is pneumonia and Alzheimer’s disease. However, the real cause of his death is still missing on his death certificate. Besides this, Harriet Tendler is living her own life happily, working on her career.

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Harriet Tendler was interested in acting, so she and her ex-husband followed their career in acting. However, she could not become a successful actress in her life, but her ex-husband Charles earned popularity and success in his life.

Harriet gained all the fame and attention of people as an ex-wife of Charles Bronson. Later, she quit her acting career after her divorce and started working as the host of the radio talk show “Los Angeles Station.” Moreover, she also worked on the stations like “KABC” and “KEIV.”

Harriet Tendler
Harriet Tendler with a friend, Source: amazon

Furthermore, Harriet also wrote and published three novels, including one, “Charlie and Me,” which received success. She wrote the book in memory of her ex-husband “Charles Bronson,” which received huge popularity and is known as the best-selling novel on Goodreads, Amazon, and Kindle.


Net Worth

A beautiful woman, Harriet Tendler, a radio host and author, grabbed people’s attention as the ex-wife of American actor Charles Bronson. She has a successful career, so Harriet enjoys her estimated net worth of $5 million. She rarely makes public appearances; hence we don’t know much about her personal life. We can further find detailed knowledge about her life in the interview on YouTube.


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