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Jacqueline Susann (1918–1974)

Jacqueline Susann was an extraordinarily successful writer who turned her dynamic charm, chutzpah, and personality into a formidable marketing machine. Despite a less than spectacular career as an actress, singer, and playwright, she never lost confidence in herself. Blessed with sensual looks and unbounded confidence, Susann went from unknown to ... See full bio »

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 1971 The Love Machine
Newscaster (uncredited)
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Clare Bowman
- The Crime That Wasn't (1971) ... Clare Bowman
 1967 Valley of the Dolls
First Reporter
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
- One Day's Pay (1954)
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
The Interviewer
- Confessions of a Nervous Man (1953) ... The Interviewer
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
 1948-1950 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Lola the Cigarette Girl / Lola the Hatcheck Girl / Lola the hatcheck girl / ...
- Episode dated 12 November 1950 (1950) ... Lola the Hatcheck Girl
- Episode #3.2 (1950) ... Lola the hatcheck girl
- Episode #2.12 (1949) ... Lola the Hatcheck Girl
- Episode #2.1 (1949) ... Jackie the Cigarette Girl
- Episode #1.13 (1949) ... Lola the Cigarette Girl
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Stage Play: A Lady Says Yes. Musical. Music by Fred Spielman and Arthur Gershwin. Book by Clayton Ashley. Lyrics by Stanley Adams. Featuring songs with lyrics by Bud Burton. Musical Director: Ving Merlin. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Choreographed by Boots McKenna. Ballets choreographed by Natalie Kamarova. Broadhurst Theatre: 10 Jan ... See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I don't think any novelist should be concerned with literature. See more »


Was so disappointed by the movie Valley of the Dolls (1967), an adaptation of her best-selling book of the same name, that she referred to it as a "piece of shit". See more »



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