Sue Lyon

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  • Birth Name: Sue Ellyn Lyon
  • Birth Place: Davenport, Iowa, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Was 10 months old when her father passed.
  • Was cast as Lolita in the 1962 Stanley Kubrick film after a yearlong talent search.
  • Was awarded $225,000 in a 1967 civil trial for injuries sustained in a 1965 auto accident.
  • Married a prison inmate in 1973 who was serving time for murder and robbery. The union didn't last long, however; they divorced in 1976.
  • Has said she suffers from bipolar disorder.

Awards

  • 1963, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Winner

Relationships

  • Sue Karr Lyon — Mother
  • James M. Lyon — Father
  • Hampton Fancher — Ex-husband
  • Richard Rudman — Ex-husband
  • Nona Merrill — Daughter
  • Roland Harrison — Ex-husband
  • James Lyon — Brother
  • Maria — Sister
  • Gary D. Adamson — Ex-husband

College

  • Attended Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, California, United States; attended Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, California, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Sue Ellyn Lyon
  • Birth Place: Davenport, Iowa, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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