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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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Known For

Valley of the Dolls
Valley of the Dolls First Reporter
(1967)
Open Door
Open Door Herself
(1951)
The Match Game
The Match Game Team Captain
(1966)

Filmography

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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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: My Fair Ladies. Comedy. Written by Arthur L. Jarrett, Marcel Klauber. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Directed by Albert Lewis. Hudson Theatre: 23 Mar 1941- 19 Apr 1941 (32 performances). Cast: Tom Coley (as "Ned Tate"), Vincent Donehue (as "Philip Gage"), Alfred Etcheverry (as "Tony Stiles"), Charles Furcolowe (as "Max"), ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When W. Somerset Maugham wrote a book everyone would say, "Oh, God, who is Willie writing about now?" When Gustave Flaubert wrote "Emma Bovary", twenty women said they were Emma. I start writing with a theme in my mind. Then I start asking, what kind of a personality? And because I have a good ear, I unconsciously pick up certain people. But that doesn't mean those people have led that life. ... See more »

Trivia:

Her first novel, "Valley of the Dolls", was the top selling novel of 1966. It has sold over ten million copies to date. See more »

Nickname:

Jackie

Star Sign:

Leo

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