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Susan Tyrrell

Susan TyrrellAKA Susan Jillian Creamer

Born: 18-Mar-1945
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 16-Jun-2012
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Fat City

Actress who specialized in odd roles, frequently playing prostitutes and frightful characters. Oscar-nominated for her turn as an alcoholic in John Huston's 1972 film Fat City. Contracted a rare blood disease that led to the amputation of both her legs in 2000, but continued working until her death in 2012.

Father: Jack (William Morris agent, d., bee sting)
Mother: Jill
Slept with: John Huston (according to her)

    British Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Amputee, Bulimia

    TELEVISION
    Open All Night Gretchen Feester (1981-82)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Masked and Anonymous (22-Jan-2003) · Ella the Fortune Teller
    Buddy Boy (5-Sep-1999)
    Relax... It's Just Sex (10-Jun-1998)
    Poison Ivy 3: The New Seduction (20-May-1997) · Mrs. B
    Powder (27-Oct-1995) · Maxine
    The Demolitionist (10-Mar-1995) · Mayor Grimbaum
    Motorama (10-Sep-1991)
    Cry-Baby (6-Apr-1990) · Ramona
    Rockula (1990) · Chuck the Bartender
    Far from Home (30-Jun-1989) · Agnes Reed
    Tapeheads (13-Sep-1988) · Nikki Morton
    Big Top Pee-Wee (22-Jul-1988) · Midge Montana
    Windmills of the Gods (7-Feb-1988)
    The Chipmunk Adventure (22-May-1987) [VOICE]
    The Offspring (1987)
    The Christmas Star (14-Dec-1986)
    If Tomorrow Comes (16-Mar-1986)
    Thompson's Last Run (16-Feb-1986)
    Flesh + Blood (30-Aug-1985) · Celine
    Avenging Angel (10-May-1985)
    Angel (20-Jan-1984)
    Fire and Ice (27-Aug-1983) · Juliana [VOICE]
    Night Warning (Feb-1983)
    Fast Walking (8-Oct-1982)
    Liar's Moon (Sep-1982)
    Tales of Ordinary Madness (11-Sep-1981)
    Forbidden Zone (21-Mar-1980)
    Loose Shoes (1980)
    Lady of the House (14-Nov-1978)
    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (29-Oct-1977)
    Another Man, Another Chance (28-Sep-1977) · Debby
    Islands in the Stream (8-Aug-1977)
    September 30, 1955 (Aug-1977)
    Andy Warhol's Bad (4-May-1977)
    The Killer Inside Me (Oct-1976)
    Zandy's Bride (19-May-1974) · Maria Cordova
    Fat City (26-Jul-1972) · Oma
    Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (15-Sep-1971)
    The Steagle (15-Sep-1971)
    Shoot Out (16-Aug-1971) · Alma


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