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Susan Lacy

Susan Lacy was born as Susan W. Lacy. She is a producer and director, known for Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012), Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015) and Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013). She is married to Halsted Welles. She was previously married to Bill N. Lacy. See full bio »


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  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 85 episodes, 1986 - 2016) (producer - 6 episodes, 1998 - 2012) (series creator - 1 episode, 2013) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 1989) (series producer - 1 episode, 1986)
- B.B. King: The Life of Riley (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Boomer List (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Janis: Little Girl Blue (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (Documentary) (executive producer: American Masters)
 2012 Woody Allen: A Documentary (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Eames: The Architect & The Painter (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Picturing America (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Imagine (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (2008) ... (executive producer)
 1990 This Reporter (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
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  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2016) (written by - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2012) (writer - 2 episodes, 1998 - 2003) (creator: American Masters - 1 episode, 2008)
- Mike Nichols (2016)
- Inventing David Geffen (2012) ... (written by)
- Judy Garland: By Myself (2004) ... (written by)
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 1983 Great Performances (TV Series) (senior program executive - 1 episode)
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... (senior program executive)
 1983 The Regard of Flight (TV Movie) (senior program executive)
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 2006 Toots (Documentary) (special thanks)
 1988 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Documentary) (additional thanks)
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 2014 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Winner: Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
 2013 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Winner: Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series (uncredited)

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Mother of Jessica Wagner Lacy (born in 1979) and mother-in-law of Christopher William Sanata (born in 1970). See more »

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