Susan Saint James

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Susan Jane Miller
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/14/1946, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Susan Saint James Fast Facts:
  • Began her career as a teenage model.
  • Had her first break on the television movie Fame Is the Name of the Game, which spawned the series Name of the Game, in which she also starred.
  • Became involved with the Special Olympics in the early 1970s, around the same time her future husband Dick Ebersol began his involvement with the Olympic Games. 
  • Best known for her roles on Kate & Allie, in which she played a divorcée sharing an apartment with another single mom; and McMillan and Wife, playing the wife of a police commissioner opposite Rock Hudson.
  • Retired from acting after the birth of her fifth child.
  • Her 14-year-old son died in a 2004 plane crash that also seriously injured her husband and another son. In 2009, she spoke at Maria Shriver's Women's Conference panel about death and grief, along with Elizabeth Edwards, who had also lost a teenage son.
  • Susan Saint James Relationships:
  • Charlie Ebersol - Son
  • Dick Ebersol - Husband
  • David Jonathon Miller - Brother
  • Charles G. Miller - Brother
  • Willie Ebersol - Son
  • Richard Neubert - Ex-husband
  • Constance Geiger Miller - Mother
  • Christa Miller - Niece
  • Charles Daniel Miller - Father
  • Edward 'Teddy' Bright Ebersol - Son
  • Sunshine Lucas - Daughter
  • Harmony Lucas - Son
  • Mary Mercedes Miller Dewey - Sister
  • Tom Lucas - Ex-husband
  • Susan Saint James Awards:
  • 1972 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama - Nominee
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Drama Series or Television Movie - Nominee
  • 1985 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1969 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series - Winner
  • 1973 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama, Continuing - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Connecticut College for Women, New London, CT

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