Susan Wooldridge

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  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor, Writer
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Fast Facts

  • Filming The Jewel in the Crown in India attracted crowds of onlookers who applauded after each scene was filmed.
  • After filming The Jewel in the Crown, had to wait a year for it to air; became a delivery driver to make ends meet.
  • Payed a repo man not to take her TV away while her star performance in The Jewel in the Crown was first airing.
  • Followed in her mother's footsteps by playing Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, a role her mother received accolades for on two occasions.
  • Roles were harder to come by in her 40's, so turned to writing instead; published first novel, The Hidden Dance, in 2009; it won Big Red Read's Best Debut Novel award.


  • 1988, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner


  • Margaretta Scott — Mother
  • Hugh Wooldridge — Brother
  • John Wooldridge — Father


  • University of London, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England (1971); Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris, France

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  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor, Writer