Susan Sullivan



  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/18/1942, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Susan Sullivan Fast Facts:
  • Put herself through college working as a Playboy Bunny at the Playboy Club in New York during the early 1960s. She recited Shakespeare while serving drinks.
  • Dated Cary Grant in the 1960s.
  • Apprenticed at the Cleveland Playhouse, the Hartford Stage Company and the National Repertory Theatre before making her Broadway debut alongside Dustin Hoffman in Jimmy Shine in 1968.
  • Was introduced to her longtime partner, psychologist and author Connell Cowan, by her Falcon Crest costar Dana Sparks.
  • Has acted professionally since graduating from college in 1964, but did not make her film debut until 1997's My Best Friend's Wedding.
  • Reunited with her Dharma & Greg daughter-in-law Jenna Elfman in a 2007 episode of Brothers & Sisters in which the two guest starred as a mother-daughter duo.
  • Susan Sullivan Relationships:
  • Brendan Sullivan - Brother
  • Connell Cowan - Significant Other
  • Cary Grant - Ex-significant Other
  • Brigid Sullivan - Sister
  • Susan Sullivan Awards:
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (BA in Drama, 1964)

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