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Brynn Hartman

Brynn Hartman was an American Actress and a swimsuit model. Brynn Hartman was best known as the wife of Phil Hartman, a Canadian-American actor, comedian, graphic artist, and screenwriter.

Early Life

Vicki Jo Omdahl was the real name of Brynn Hartman. She was born on April 11, 1958, in Theif River Falls, Minnesota, USA. She was born in a Christian family and her birth sign was Aries.

Similarly, she was American by nationality. Likewise, her parental information is not available. She had a sister named Katherine.

Brynn Hartman

Caption: Brynn with her husband and son (Source:

She completed high school at a local school in Minnesota and she graduated from a local University.

Talking about her hobbies and favorite things, she is a huge fan of Elvis Presley (American Singer) and Michelle Pfeiffer (actress). She loves Italian Cuisine and her dream holiday destination is Paris.

Brynn Hartman – Net Worth 2024

She had an estimated net worth of $200,000 at the time of her death. She gained a decent amount of money from her acting career. On the other hand, her late husband Phil had a net worth of $3 million US dollars.

Brynn Hartman and her husband’s murder and suicide

On May 28, 1998, Brynn murdered her husband Phil at 3 A.M. when he was sleeping in his room. After that, she locked herself in the room and committed suicide by shooting herself.

She and Phil had difficulties in their married life as she was a drug addict and Phil had extra-marital affairs. She killed her husband and later herself under the influence of cocaine.

When police arrived, their dead body was lying on the floor. Their dead bodies were buried at the Greenwood Cemetry in Thief Riverfalls, Pennington, Minnesota.

Additionally, after she killed her husband, she committed her crime with her two friends including her ex-husband Ron Doughlas. After hearing that, Ron called 911 at 6:20 A.M. for help.

Personal Life

Brynn Hartman married Doughlas Iver Torfin in the year 1977. Later, they had some arguments and they called off in the year 1979.

Later, on November 25, 1987, she married Phil Hartman who is a Canadian-American actor. They met each other on a blind date in 1986.

Likewise, after having a conversation with her, Phil thought she was the dream girl whim he was waiting for. The couple started dating and got married in 1987.

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Caption: Brynn Hartman with her husband Phil (source:

She and Phil started facing arguments and some difficulties after some years of marriage. As a result, on May 28, 1998, she shot her husband Phil and then committed suicide by shooting herself.

Her husband Phil received an honor in August 2014, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Additionally, The couple also had a son Sean Edward Hartman (born in 1987), and a daughter Birgen Anika Hartman (born in 1992).

At present, her sister Katherine and her husband Michael Wright are taking care of them after the death of their parents.

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Caption: Birgen Hartman with her husband Source:

Body Measurements

Reflecting on her physical statistics, Brynn Hartman was 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall and weighed around 65 kg (143kbs.). Likewise, her bra size was 36B and her shoe size was 8 (UK).

Her actual body measurement (Chest-Waist-Hip) was 38-30-40 inches. Similarly, she had blonde hair with a pair of beautiful blue eyes.

Professional Life and Career

Brynn Hartman started her career as a swimsuit model for Catalina Magazine. She also met Phil while she was working as a swimsuit model.

She made her silver screen debut in the movie “North” in 1994. She played a minor role of a waitress in that movie. Moreover, she later appeared as Venusian #1 in the hit TV series “3rd Rock from the Sun” in 1998.

Brynn Hartman – Social Media

Talking about her social media handle, Brynn Hartman died at a very early when there was no hype about social media. She never used social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.