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Susan Backlinie

Susan Backlinie was born on September 1, 1946 in Ventura, California, USA as Susan Jane Swindall. She is known for her work on Jaws (1975), 1941 (1979) and The Great Muppet Caper (1981). She is married to William Seale. She was previously married to Monty Cox. See full bio »
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 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- The Silent Partner (1982) ... Tammy
 1982 Catalina C-Lab (TV Movie)
Diver With Bends
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper
Charkie's Water Ballet Performer
 1979 1941
Polar Bear Woman
 1978 Quark (TV Series)
Guard #1
 1977 Day of the Animals
Mandy Young
 1976 Two-Minute Warning
Pretty Blonde Woman in Crowd (uncredited)
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Girl in Brawl
- Seventy-Two Hours (1976) ... Girl in Brawl
 1975 Jaws
 1975 The Grizzly & the Treasure
Eve Lambert
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Ms. Backlinie is the swimmer in the opening scene who becomes the first victim of the shark in Jaws (1975). She later spoofed this scene in Spielberg's 1941 (1979) but encounters a Japanese sub instead of a toothy fish. See more »

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