Susan Dey Biography (1952-)

Original name, Susan Hallock Smith; born December 10, 1952, in Pekin, IL; daughter of Robert (a newspaper editor) and Gail (maiden name, Dey) Smith; married Leonard Hirshan (an agent), 1976 (divorced, 1981); married Bernard Sofronski (a producer), 1988; children: (first marriage) Sarah. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
December 10, 1952
Pekin, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Laurie Partridge, The Partridge Family, ABC, 1970-1974
  • Voice of Laurie, Goober and the Ghost Chasers (animated), ABC, 1973-1975
  • Voice of Laurie Partridge, Partridge Family: 2200 A.D. (animated),CBS, 1974-1975
  • Jane Benson, Loves Me, Loves Me Not, CBS, 1977
  • Voice, Fred Flintstone and Friends (animated), 1977
  • Celia Mallory Warren, Emerald Point, N.A.S., CBS, 1983-1984
  • Grace Van Owen, L.A. Law, NBC, 1986-1992
  • Wallis "Wally" Porter, Love & War (also known as Love Is Hell), CBS, 1992-1993
  • Movies
  • Dee Dee Glynn, Terror on the Beach, CBS, 1973
  • Valerie Smith, Cage without a Key, ABC, 1975
  • Rowena Harper, Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night, CBS, 1977
  • Megan Barrett, The Comeback Kid, ABC, 1980
  • Jolene Sutton, The Gift of Life, CBS, 1982
  • Julie Preston, Sunset Limousine, CBS, 1983
  • Beth, Love Leads the Way, The Disney Channel, 1984
  • Sister Ann McKeon, Angel in Green, CBS, 1987
  • Christina Tyson, I Love You Perfect (also known as Love Me Perfect), ABC, 1989
  • Vickie Daniel, Bed of Lies (also known as Deadly Blessing),ABC, 1992
  • Christina Kinsey, Love, Lies and Lullabies (also known as For the Good of the Child and Sad Inheritance), ABC, 1993
  • Roberta "Robby" Deboer, Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica, ABC, 1993
  • Joanna Mathews and Emma Doyle, Beyond Betrayal, CBS, 1994
  • Rebecca Barnes, Deadly Love, Lifetime, 1995
  • Madeline Armstrong, The Bridge of Time, ABC, 1997
  • Patty, Disappearance, TBS, 2002
  • District Attorney Grace Van Owen, L.A. Law: Return to Justice, NBC, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Laurie Partridge, A Knight in Shining Armor, ABC, 1971
  • Josephine "Jo" March, Little Women, NBC, 1978
  • Linda Harvey, Malibu, ABC, 1983
  • Specials
  • Thanksgiving Reunion with the Partridge Family and My Three Sons,ABC, 1977
  • TV's Censored Bloopers, NBC, 1984
  • The National AIDS Awareness Test: What Do You Know about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome?, syndicated, 1987
  • Beth Williams, A Place at the Table (also known as The Best Kept Secret, No Child Shall Go Hungry, and A Million Children), NBC, 1988
  • The L.A. Law 100th Episode Special, NBC, 1991
  • Mrs. Sellers, "Blue River," Hallmark Entertainment Presents, Fox,1995
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 39th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1987
  • The 40th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1988
  • MTV 1990 Video Music Awards, MTV, 1990
  • The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1991
  • The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1992
  • The American Television Awards, ABC, 1993
  • Presenter, The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, 1993
  • Episodic
  • Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, 1971
  • "Doorway to Death," Circle of Fear, NBC, 1972
  • "Doorway to Death," Ghost Story, 1973
  • "A Matter of Survival," Born Free, NBC, 1974
  • Angel, "Angel," The Rookies, ABC, 1975
  • "Deadly Tide: Parts 1 and 2," S.W.A.T., ABC, 1975
  • "Hit Lady," Hawaii Five-0, CBS, 1975
  • Susan Bradshaw, "Target? The Lady," Hawaii Five-0, CBS, 1975
  • Barbara "Barbie" Ross, "The Thrill Killers: Part 1," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1976
  • "Die Once, Die Twice," Matt Helm, ABC, 1976
  • "The Falling Star," Petrocelli, NBC, 1976
  • "A Night with Brockton," Good Heavens, ABC, 1976
  • "The Captive," The Quest, NBC, 1976
  • Linda Jason, "Testament of Power," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1977
  • "Jennifer's in Jail," Your Family Matters, Lifetime, 1992
  • Host, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1992
  • Karen Hershey, "Holt vs. Holt," Family Law, CBS, 1999
  • Also appeared in an episode of Switch, CBS.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Coproducer, I Love You Perfect (also known as Love Me Perfect), ABC, 1989
  • Coproducer, Love, Lies and Lullabies (also known as For the Good of the Child and Sad Inheritance), ABC, 1993
  • Film Appearances
  • Elly Brewster, Skyjacked (also known as Sky Terror), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972
  • The Captive: The Longest Drive 2, 1976
  • Caroline, First Love, Paramount, 1977
  • Cindy Fairmont, Looker, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Love and Bullets, 1985
  • May Greer, Echo Park, Atlantic, 1986
  • Diane, The Trouble with Dick, Frolix Productions, 1987
  • Southern belle, That's Adequate, Hemdale Home Video, 1989
  • Dianne Davis, Rain, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Los Angeles Magazine, March, 1993, p. 18
    • People Weekly, May 13, 2002, p. 190

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