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Suzanne O'Malley writes for dramatic TV series including NBC's Emmy-winning Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit and the former New York Undercover. She teaches "Writing Dramatic TV" at Yale University and is an instructor at Yale Summer Film Institute.

In 2007 she produced the feature-length documentary_ "Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion" (2007)_qv. She has been a documentary news producer for "Dateline NBC" and on-air News Consultant for NBC and MSNBC. She appeared on the "Today Show," Fox News, the "CBS Early Show," CNN-TV, TruTV's "Catherine Crier Show," MSNBC's "Deborah Norville Tonight," "American Morning with Paula Zahn," and National Public Radio's "The Diane Rehm Show."

O'Malley's insightful dispatches on the Andrea Yates trial appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Salon.com, The Oprah Magazine and on "Dateline NBC." The author's discovery of false testimony during the Yates trial resulted in the reversal of Yates' conviction. O'Malley's Edgar-nominated book, "'Are You There Alone?:' The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates" was published in February, 2004 by Simon & Schuster. The paperback was released in June, 2005 by Pocketbooks and was published in Indonesia in 2007.

Her investigative reporting, articles and reviews have appeared in The Huffington Post, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, New York Magazine, People, Oprah Magazine, Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Ms., Child , Playboy, Redbook, and Texas Monthly.

She is a former Editor-at-Large at Inside.com (2000-2001), Contributing Editor of New York Magazine (1994-1996), and senior editor of Esquire Magazine. She was nominated for a National Magazine Award by Redbook in 1997 for an article on legal trends in rape defenses, and by Harper's Bazaar in 1994 for reporting on girl gang initiation rituals involving sex with HIV-positive partners. "Dateline NBC" and "Donahue" featured the story.

Her screenplay "Private School" was produced by Universal Pictures (1983).

She adapted her bestselling humor book "How to Avoid Love and Marriage" (1993, Running Press) both for television (Home Box Office, 1989) and stage (John Drew Theater, Summer Festival 1992).

As an actress, Ms. O'Malley appeared at the John Drew Theater in "How to Avoid Love & Marriage" (1992) and Off-Broadway in the role of Fido in "Arf!"(1990). Her television credits include NBC's Law & Order, ABC'S Loving and HBO and Showtime Comedy shorts as well as "sit down" comedy on the "Today Show," "Donahue," and television and radio shows in 27 cities across the country and in Great Britain. As a personality, her photo has appeared on the covers of Esquire, Family Weekly, New York and the L.A. Times "Calendar" magazines. She has been featured in the pages of Mirabella (1990), and People (1992).

She is a past Council member of the Writers' Guild of America East and belongs to the Screen Actors' Guild and Dramatists' Guild. She was (founding) chairperson of The Creative Coalition's Environment Committee (1991) and was instrumental in raising funds for a documentary on the Hudson River fishing industry, "The Last Rivermen," which was nominated for an Academy Award.

Ms. O'Malley is the daughter of Donald and Irma O'Malley. She has one brother James O'Malley and a son, Zack O'Malley Greenburg. She was raised in Dallas, Texas where she graduated from Bishop Lynch High School. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. She lives in New York City and Houston, Texas.

She is represented by Morton Janklow and Tina Bennett at Janklow-Nesbit and by Paul Haas at Endeavor LA.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Suzanne O'Malley

Spouse (1)

Dan Greenburg (28 June 1980 - 26 May 1998) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (2)

Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, Texas.
Mother of Zack O'Malley Greenburg, who played Lorenzo in Lorenzo's Oil (1992).

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