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Susan Saint James
Susan Jane Miller
Los Angeles, CA
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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:
Constance Geiger Miller - Mother
Christa Miller - Niece
Charles Daniel Miller - Father
Willie Ebersol - Son
Richard Neubert - Ex-husband
Tom Lucas - Ex-husband
Charles G. Miller - Brother
Edward 'Teddy' Bright Ebersol - Son
Sunshine Lucas - Daughter
Harmony Lucas - Son
Mary Mercedes Miller Dewey - Sister
Charlie Ebersol - Son
David Jonathon Miller - Brother
Dick Ebersol - Husband
Susan Saint James Awards:
1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series - Nominee
1971 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1985 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1969 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series - Winner
1972 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
1970 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama - Nominee
1973 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama, Continuing - 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
1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - 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
Attended Connecticut College for Women, New London, CT
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