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Susan Tyrrell (1945–2012)


A bizarre, gloriously one-of-a-kind Hollywood gypsy and self-affirmed outcast, San Francisco-born actress Susan Tyrrell (born Susan Jillian Creamer) was a teenager when she made her stage debut in "Time Out for Ginger" in 1962. A product of the entertainment industry, her father was a top agent at one time with the William Morris firm. She built up... See full bio »

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(age 67) in Austin, Texas, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

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 2012 Kid-Thing
Esther
 2007 Pieces of Dolores (Short)
Lotus Parker
 1999 Swap Meet (as Susan Tyrell)
 1999 Buddy Boy
Sal
 1998 Relax... It's Just Sex
Alicia Pillsbury
 1995 Powder
Maxine
 1995 Digital Man
Mildred Hodges
 1995 The Demolitionist
Mayor Eleanor Grimbaum
 1991 Motorama
Bartender
 1990 Rockula
Chuck the Bartender
 1989 Far from Home
Agnes Reed
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee
Midge Montana
 1988 Tapeheads
Nikki Morton
 1987 The Chipmunk Adventure
Claudia Furschtien (voice)
 1987 The Offspring
Beth Chandler
 1986 The Christmas Star
Sara
 1984 The Killers
Susu, Second Ragpicker
 1983 What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon
Bunny (voice)
 1983 Fire and Ice
Juliana (voice)
 1982 Fast-Walking
Evie
 1982 Night Warning
Cheryl Roberts (Aunt Cheryl)
 1982 Liar's Moon
Lora Mae Bouvier
 1981 Subway Riders
Eleanor Langley
 1979 Racquet
Miss Baxter
 1978 Coming Attractions
Boobies, Elijah's Girlfriend (as Susan Tyrell)
 1977 Bad
Mary Aiken
 1977 Wizards
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1974 To Kill the King
Maggie Van Birchard
 1974 Zandy's Bride
Maria Cordova
 1974 Catch My Soul
Emilia
 1972 Fat City
Oma
 1971 The Steagle
Louise
 1971 Shoot Out
Alma
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Other Works:

Stage Play: King Lear. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Directed by Gerald Freedman. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 7 Nov 1968- 12 Feb 1969 (72 performances + 4 previews). Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (Director: Jules Irving). See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

The last thing my mother said to me was, 'SuSu, your life is a celebration of everything that is cheap and tawdry.' I've always liked that, and I've always tried to live up to it. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of John Belding Creamer, an agent for the William Morris Agency, and Gillian Tyrrell Creamer. See more »

Nickname:

SuSu

Star Sign:

Pisces

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