Who is Susan Flannery?
Susan Flannery is an American actor and director best known for appearing in the daytime serial operas “Days of Our Lives” and “The Bold and the Beautiful.” She was born in Jersey City, grew up in Manhattan, and earned her college degree in 1962.
Following the completion of her BFA in theater arts, she began acting roles. She made her acting debut in the 1963 season of Burke’s Law, playing a minor role. She made a few more little TV appearances before receiving the part of “Laura Spencer Horton” in the well-known American daytime serial opera “Days of Our Lives” in 1966. This was her first significant acting break.
Susan Flannery bio
Susan Flannery was born on July 31, 1939, in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA; she is an American citizen and bears the zodiac sign of Leo. She is a well-known actress and director who has been in a number of well-known soap operas, including “Days of Our Lives” and “The Bold and the Beautiful.”
The majority of Susan’s upbringing was spent in Manhattan, New York City, although little is known about her parents and siblings because she wishes to keep them private.
Susan Flannery appearance
The age of Susan is 81. She is currently 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall with short white hair, blue eyes, and a weight of roughly 143lbs (65kgs).
Susan Flannery education
She attended an all-girls school before earning a bachelor’s degree in theatre in 1962 from Stephens College in Colombia, Missouri. She also completed a master’s program in theatre arts at Arizona University.
Susan Flannery career
In 1963, Susan made her acting debut in a minor secretary part in one of the episodes of the television show “Burke’s Law.” The following year, she made another brief appearance (as “Nancy Rossman”) in the episode “Question: What are You Doing Out There, Waldo?” of the television show “Slattery’s People.”
On “The Bold and the Beautiful,” she played Stephanie Forrester, and on “Days of our Lives,” she played Dr. Laura Spencer Horton. She has gained a great deal of fame and fortune because to these two portrayals.
She has been in numerous major motion pictures, such as “The Towering Inferno” and “The Gumball Rally.” She played Leslie Stewart in the primetime television series Dallas. Susan played Kirk Douglas’s co-star in The Moneychangers. She has also collaborated as a producer with Michael Jaffe. She enjoys sailing, flying, hosting dinner parties, and taking trips.
William J. Bell, a writer and TV legend, was introduced to Flannery. Along with Katherine Kelly Lang and John McCook, she was one of the three original cast members who are still featured on “The Bold and the Beautiful” (often abbreviated as B&B). Flannery also serves as the program’s regular director. For her work, she has received two Directors Guild of America Award nominations.
In the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Flannery has actively participated in winning cable rights and foreign residuals for performers whose work is featured in other media. Because of Susan, when “Bold and the Beautiful” is broadcast in other countries, the performers receive payment.
Susan Flannery net worth
Her projected net worth as of July 2021 is above $9 million.
Susan Flannery husband
Susan has never married or gotten engaged. Since the beginning of her career, she has kept her love life a secret. The only time we have seen a peek of it is in the book of the writer Rita Mae Brown, who was close friends with her in the 1970s.
Fannie Flagg, an actress who lived together for eight years, and Susan were acquaintances at the time. Rita claimed that it was evident to those who knew them intimately that the two were dating, but Susan was still required to remain silent due to her professional obligations. She might as well have come out as lesbian since she didn’t married in order to play the game. Rita stated, “It was proclaimed for her by others.
Susan adopted Blaise in 1987, and she raised her as a single parent. In 2005, when Blaise accompanied her adoptive mother to a red carpet event, they were spotted together in public.
Susan currently resides in Santa Barbara, California, while her daughter and her family are reportedly living in Australia.