Susan Fleetwood Biography (1944-1995)

Born September 21, 1944, in St. Andrews, Scotland; died of cancer, September29, 1995; daughter of John Joseph Kells and Bridget Maureen (Brereton) Fleetwood; sister of Mick Fleetwood (a musician).

Fleetwood's favorite roles included Nina in The Seagull, Thaisa and Marina inPericles, and Imogen in Cymbeline.

Nationality
Scottish
Gender
Female
Birth Details
September 21, 1944
St. Andrews, Scotland

Famous Works

  • Credits; Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Lady Percy, Henry IV, Part I, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool,England, 1964.
  • Gwendolen, The Importance of Being Earnest, Everyman Theatre, 1964-66.
  • Alison, Look Back in Anger, Everyman Theatre, 1964-66.
  • Sylvia, The Servant of Two Masters, Everyman Theatre, 1964-66.
  • Lis, Fando and Lis, Everyman Theatre, 1964-66.
  • Beatrice, The Four Seasons, Everyman Theatre, 1964-66.
  • Margaret, The Great God Brown, Everyman Theatre, 1964-66.
  • (London debut) Amanda, The Relapse, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1967.
  • Amanda, The Relapse, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1967.
  • Beba, The Criminals, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1967.
  • Various roles, Under Milk Wood, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1968.
  • Regan, King Lear, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, 1968.
  • Audrey, As You Like It, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1968.
  • Cassandra, Troilus and Cressida, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1968.
  • Margaret, Much Ado about Nothing, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1968.
  • Thaisa and Marina, Pericles, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1969.
  • Isabella, Women Beware Women, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1969.
  • Ophelia, Hamlet, Cambridge Theatre, London, 1971.
  • Portia, The Merchant of Venice, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1972.
  • Woman of Canterbury (chorus leader), Murder in the Cathedral, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1972.
  • Bondwoman, The Island of the Mighty, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1972.
  • Princess of France, Love's Labour's Lost, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1973.
  • Katherina, The Taming of the Shrew, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1973.
  • Kaleria, Summerfolk, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1974.
  • Imogen, Cymbeline, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1974.
  • Bertha Alberg, Comrades, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Place Theatre, London, 1974.
  • Princess of France, Love's Labour's Lost, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1975.
  • Pegeen Mike, The Playboy of the Western World, National Theatre Company,Old Vic Theatre, London, 1975, then National Theatre, London, 1976.
  • Ophelia, Hamlet, National Theatre Company, Old Vic Theatre, 1975, then National Theatre, 1976.
  • Jo, Watch It Come Down, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1976.
  • Zenocrate, Tamburlaine the Great, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1977.
  • Nora, The Plough and the Stars, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1977.
  • Clair, Lavender Blue, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1977.
  • Varya, The Cherry Orchard, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1978.
  • Ismene, The Woman, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1978.
  • Don Juan Comes Back from the War, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1978.
  • Rosalind, As You Like It, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1980.
  • Wife, La Ronde, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1980.
  • Titania, A Midsummer Night's Dream, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1986-87.
  • Prince Charming, Cinderella, National Theatre Company, National Theatre,1986-87.
  • June, Way Upstream, National Theatre Company, National Theatre, 1986-87.
  • Clara Gelber, I'm Not Rappaport, Apollo Theatre, London, 1987.
  • Kitty Twombley, The Cabinet Minister, Royal Exchange, Manchester, England, 1988.
  • June Taylor, Way Upstream, National Theatre, London, 1988-89.
  • Titania, A Midsummer Night's Dream, National Theatre, 1988-89.
  • Laura, The Father, Royal Shakespeare Company, London, 1990-91.
  • Credits; Major Tours
  • Rosalind, As You Like It, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Company, U.S. cities, 1964.
  • Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Company, U.S. cities, 1964.
  • The Hollow Crown, British cities, 1967.
  • Nina, The Seagull, Cambridge Theatre Company, British cities, 1970.
  • Sylvia, The Recruiting Officer, Cambridge Theatre Company, British cities, 1970.
  • Lady Rodolpha, The Way of the World, Prospect Theatre Company, British and European cities, 1971.
  • Ophelia, Hamlet, Prospect Theatre Company, British and European cities, 1971.
  • Credits; Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Athena, Clash of the Titans, United Artists, 1981.
  • Mrs. Crawford, Heat and Dust, Universal, 1983.
  • Mrs. Dribb, Young Sherlock Holmes (also known as Pyramid of Fear), Paramount, 1985.
  • Adelaide, Offret--Sacrificatio (also known as The Sacrifice), 1986.
  • Gwladys/Lady Delmer, White Mischief, 1987.
  • Deborah, The Dream Demon, 1988.
  • Rose, The Krays, Miramax, 1990.
  • Lady Russell, Persuasion, Sony Pictures Classics, 1995.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Series
  • Diane Wellman, 99-1, Carlton TV, 1994.
  • Kate Phillips, Chandler and Co., BBC, 1995.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
  • Country Matters, 1974.
  • Leonara Ashburnham, The Good Soldier, 1983.
  • Herself, Playing Shakespeare, 1984.
  • Eva Kay, The Buddha of Suburbia, BBC, 1993.
  • Elizabeth Serafin, A Landing on the Sun, 1994.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
  • Hamlet, 1972.
  • Janet Morton, The Childhood Friend, 1974.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
  • Molly Pargeters, "Summer's Lease," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1991.
  • Voice of Gertrude, "Hamlet," Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, HBO, 1993.
  • Pauline Kentish, "Final Curtain," Inspector Alleyn Mysteries (also knownas Mystery!), PBS, 1993.
  • Agnes, "The Leper of St. Giles," Cadfael (also known as Mystery!), PBS, 1994.
  • Also appeared in Eustace and Hilda, Strangers and Brothers, Murder of a Moderate Man, Watercress Girl, Don't Be Silly, Dangerous Corner, Flying in theBranches, and Six Characters in Search of an Author.

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