American Film Producer, Amy Stechler, dies at 67

Amy Stechler was a film producer better known as the ex-wife of Ken Burns who is an American filmmaker known for his documentary films and television series, many of which chronicle American history and culture.

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What Caused the Death of Amy Stechler?

Amy Stechler passed away, according to her daughters Sarah and Lilly Burns. Amy Stechler was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2005, and her condition had deteriorated since then. She is renowned for her early work at Florentine Films, the production company where her former husband, Ken Burns, would launch his career with “The Civil War.”

Stechler abandoned filmmaking for over 20 years to pursue painting, but he returned to it in 2005 for just long enough to develop and direct “The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo,” a PBS documentary on the Mexican painter famous for her vibrant works and tumultuous life.

Amy Stechler Age, Family, and Early Life

Amy Stechler was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on June 23, 1955. She was 67 at the time of her death, Her father Gerald Stechler was a psychologist, and her mother Ellen Stechler was a social worker. In Lexington, Massachusetts, she was raised. It is difficult to get specific information on her parents or any of her siblings because her private life is not currently well-documented online.

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We are therefore unable to provide you with any current information regarding her early years. When we learn more about her and her family, we will update everything that is relevant to her.

Amy Stechler Career, What was her Profession?

Her former husband Ken Burns, who rose to renown with “The Civil War,” was working on early projects at Florentine Films when she was there. A producer and writer, Stechler is recognized with “Brooklyn Bridge,” a documentary from 1981. Stechler took a two-decade hiatus from filmmaking to focus on painting, despite advising work on Ken Burns’ Emmy Award-winning 1990 miniseries “The Civil War,” which revolutionized the documentary genre.

In order to develop and direct “The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo,” a PBS documentary on the Mexican painter famed for her vibrant works of art and tumultuous life, she returned to cinema in 2005. In his Variety review, Robert Koehler praised it as being “uncommonly smooth, fluid, and highly textured.”

Which school and college did She go to?

Due to the lack of public information available about her, we do not know her educational background. Thus, In the event that we receive more precise information about her educational background, we will update this section

Amy Stechler Net Worth, How much does She earn?

According to several sources, she has an estimated net worth of between $10 and to 15 million.

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Amy Stechler Husband, What about her relationship?

She was a married woman and she was married to Ken Burns who was an American filmmaker known for his documentary films and television series. She shared two children with him.

Amy later got married for the second time to Rod Thibeault but ended up in divorce and she was currently married to Bill Patterson.

Was She available on any social media platforms?

We did not find her on other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as we assume she might not be available on it or might be available with a different username.

We will update this section if we get any lead in the future regarding her social media presence on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or any other platforms.

Physical Appearance of Amy Stechler ’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Amy Stechler ’s should be known

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Net Worth$10 to 15 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseBill Patterson