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Tuesday Weld


Susan Ker Weld was born on August 27, 1943, in New York City. When her father, Lathrop Motley Weld, died three years later at the age of 49, the cute little girl, whose name by then had somehow been transmogrified into "Tuesday", took over the role of the family breadwinner, which included her mother Yosene Balfour Ker. She became a successful ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Falling Down
Falling Down Mrs. Prendergast
(1993)
Thief
Thief Jessie
(1981)
The Cincinnati Kid
The Cincinnati Kid Christian
(1965)

Filmography

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 2001 Chelsea Walls
Greta
 2001 Intimate Affairs
Sasha
 1996 Feeling Minnesota
Nora Clayton
 1993 Falling Down
Mrs. Prendergast
 1990 Chillers (TV Series)
Jessica
- Something You Have to Live With (1990) ... Jessica
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel
Marie Wolfe
 1986 Something in Common (TV Movie)
Shelly Grant
 1986 Circle of Violence: A Family Drama (TV Movie)
Georgia Benfield
 1984 Scorned and Swindled (TV Movie)
Sharon Clark
 1983 The Winter of Our Discontent (TV Movie)
Margie Young-Hunt
 1982 The Rainmaker (TV Movie)
Lizzie
 1982 Author! Author!
Gloria Travalian
 1981 Thief
Jessie
 1981 Madame X (TV Movie)
Holly Richardson
 1980 Serial
Kate
 1980 Mother and Daughter: The Loving War (TV Movie)
Lillie Lloyd McCann
 1978 Who'll Stop the Rain
Marge Converse
 1978 A Question of Guilt (TV Movie)
Doris Winters
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Katherine
 1975 F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (TV Movie)
Zelda Fitzgerald
 1974 Reflections of Murder (TV Movie)
Vicky
 1972 Play It As It Lays
Maria Wyeth Lang
 1971 A Safe Place
Susan / Noah
 1970 I Walk the Line
Alma McCain
 1968 Pretty Poison
Sue Ann Stepanek
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Heller
- Heller (1968) ... Heller
 1967 The Crucible (TV Movie)
Abigail Williams
 1966 Lord Love a Duck
Barbara Ann Greene
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Christian
 1965 I'll Take Sweden
JoJo Holcomb
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Mattie Braydon
- Dark Corner (1964) ... Mattie Braydon
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Emily
- An Eye on Emily (1964) ... Emily
 1963 Soldier in the Rain
Bobby Jo Pepperdine
 1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Louisa Johansen
- Silent Love, Secret Love (1963) ... Louisa Johansen
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Elsie Brinkmann
- The Legend of Lylah Clare (1963) ... Elsie Brinkmann
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Denise Dunlear
- Something Crazy's Going on in the Back Room (1963) ... Denise Dunlear
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Stacy Palmer / Leslie Clark
- Run Till It's Dark (1962) ... Stacy Palmer
- A Time to Die (1962) ... Leslie Clark
 1959-1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Thalia Menninger
- What's a Little Murder Between Friends (1962) ... Thalia Menninger
- Birth of a Salesman (1962) ... Thalia Menninger
- The Big Sandwich (1960) ... Thalia Menninger
- Taken to the Cleaners (1960) ... Thalia Menninger
- Love Is a Fallacy (1960) ... Thalia Menninger
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Melanie Gardner
- When You See an Evil Man (1962) ... Melanie Gardner
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Miriam Moore
- Love Is a Skinny Kid (1962) ... Miriam Moore
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Ora Mae Youngham
- A Case Study of Two Savages (1962) ... Ora Mae Youngham
 1962 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Gloria Dannora
- The Velvet Trap (1962) ... Gloria Dannora
 1961 Bachelor Flat
Libby Bushmill / Libby Smith
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Cherie
- Cherie (1961) ... Cherie
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Barbara Beaumont
- The Highest Wall (1961) ... Barbara Beaumont
 1961 Wild in the Country
Noreen Braxton
 1961 Return to Peyton Place
Selena
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Beth Lawson
- The Mormons (1960) ... Beth Lawson
 1960 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series)
Ginny
- The Doll in the Bathtub (1960) ... Ginny
 1960 High Time
Joy Elder
 1960 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Beth Boland
- Millionaire Katherine Boland (1960) ... Beth Boland
 1960 Because They're Young
Anne Gregor
 1959-1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Kitten Lang / Barrie
- Condor's Lair (1960) ... Kitten Lang
- Secret Island (1959) ... Barrie
 1960 The Private Lives of Adam and Eve
Vangie Harper
 1958-1959 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Connie / Cathy / Ricky's Girlfriend
- Rick Gets Even (1959) ... Cathy
- The Other Guy's Girl (1959) ... Connie
- Rick's Dinner Guests (1959) ... Connie
- The Road Race (1958) ... Ricky's Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Starlet
- Appleby: The Big Producer (1959) ... Starlet
 1959 The Five Pennies
Dorothy Nichols - Age 13
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Comfort Goodpasture
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 The Wrong Man
Giggly Girl (uncredited)
 1956 Rock Rock Rock!
Dori
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: In 1962 she starred in a sitcom pilot for a proposed series called "Working Girls", which was produced by Desi Arnaz. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I do not ever want to be a huge star. Do you think I want a success? I refused Bonnie and Clyde (1967) because I was nursing at the time but also because deep down I knew that it was going to be a huge success. The same was true of "Bob and Carol and Fred and Sue" or whatever it was called [Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)]. It reeked of success. See more »

Trivia:

She was director Roman Polanski's first choice for the title role in Rosemary's Baby (1968) because he thought her pure, American looks would contrast well with the film's dark undertones. The studio preferred Mia Farrow, however, who had become a star on the enormously popular night-time soap opera Peyton Place (1964). A few years later, Polanski wanted her to star in his film version of Macbeth... See more »

Trademark:

Curvaceous figure See more »

Nickname:

Tuesday Wild

Star Sign:

Virgo

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