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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
19 September 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day... See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
I miss Suddenly Susan still! See more (37 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 72)

Brooke Shields ... Susan Keane (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Nestor Carbonell ... Luis Rivera (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Kathy Griffin ... Vicki Groener (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Barbara Barrie ... Helen 'Nana' Keane / ... (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Judd Nelson ... Jack Richmond (71 episodes, 1996-1999)

David Strickland ... Todd Stities (71 episodes, 1996-1999)

Andrea Bendewald ... Maddy Piper (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
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Series Directed by
Shelley Jensen (25 episodes, 1996-1999)
Philip Charles MacKenzie (10 episodes, 1997-1999)
Alan Rafkin (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
Andrew Tsao (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Steve Zuckerman (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tom Moore (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Pamela Fryman (5 episodes, 1997)
Roger Christiansen (5 episodes, 1998-2000)
Lee Shallat Chemel (5 episodes, 1999)
Leonard R. Garner Jr. (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Gail Mancuso (2 episodes, 1997)
Michael Kelly (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Writing credits
Clyde Phillips (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
Gary Dontzig (10 episodes, 1996-1999)
Andrew Green (9 episodes, 1996-1999)
Steven Peterman (9 episodes, 1996-1999)
Rick Singer (9 episodes, 1996-1999)
Drew Vaupen (7 episodes, 1997-1999)
Phil Baker (6 episodes, 1997-1999)
Chuck Tatham (6 episodes, 1997-1999)
Becky Hartman Edwards (5 episodes, 1997-1999)
Christopher Vane (5 episodes, 1997-1999)
Maria Semple (5 episodes, 1998-2000)
Dan O'Shannon (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Jeanette Collins (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mimi Friedman (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Maryanne Melloan Woods (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jana Barto (3 episodes, 1997-1999)
Mark Driscoll (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ellen Idelson (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rob Lotterstein (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ian Praiser (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Heather MacGillvray (2 episodes, 1996)
Linda Mathious (2 episodes, 1996)
Michael C. McCarthy (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Joel H. Cohen (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Sylvia Green (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Tod Himmel (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Lisa K. Nelson (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Robert Peacock (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Babcock (2 episodes, 1999)
Beth Seriff (2 episodes, 2000)
Geoff Tarson (2 episodes, 2000)
Stacy Traub (2 episodes, 2000)

Series Produced by
Frank Pace .... producer (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
Andrew Green .... producer / co-producer (70 episodes, 1996-1999)
Rick Singer .... producer / co-producer (70 episodes, 1996-1999)
Gary Dontzig .... executive producer (65 episodes, 1996-1999)
Steven Peterman .... executive producer (65 episodes, 1996-1999)
Brenda Bos .... associate producer / coordinating producer (64 episodes, 1997-2000)
Jeanette Collins .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Mimi Friedman .... co-executive producer / consulting producer / ... (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Becky Hartman Edwards .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
Christopher Vane .... co-executive producer / executive producer (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
Phil Baker .... co-producer / producer (47 episodes, 1997-1999)
Drew Vaupen .... co-producer / producer (47 episodes, 1997-1999)
Chuck Tatham .... supervising producer / producer (46 episodes, 1997-1999)
Maria Semple .... executive producer / co-executive producer (44 episodes, 1998-2000)
Brooke Shields .... producer (43 episodes, 1998-2000)
Perry Rogers .... co-producer (34 episodes, 1996-1998)
Dan O'Shannon .... consulting producer / co-executive producer (33 episodes, 1996-1998)
Tod Himmel .... producer / co-producer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Babcock .... co-executive producer (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mark Driscoll .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jean Zuhorski .... associate producer (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
Ian Praiser .... supervising producer (16 episodes, 1996-1997)
Ed Yeager .... supervising producer (16 episodes, 1999-2000)
Korby Siamis .... consulting producer (15 episodes, 1996-1997)
Ellen Idelson .... producer (15 episodes, 1999-2000)
Susan Fales-Hill .... consulting producer (14 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rob Lotterstein .... producer (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Flebotte .... consulting producer (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Ed Alton (84 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Cinematography by
Frank Raymond (89 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Film Editing by
Larry Harris (66 episodes, 1996-1999)
Marco Zappia (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Casting by
Anthony Sepulveda (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Art Direction by
Greg Richman (89 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Steve Rostine (89 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Costume Design by
Judith Brewer Curtis (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Bambi Breakstone (4 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Makeup Department
Cynthia Bachman Brown .... makeup artist / makeup department head (84 episodes, 1996-2000)
Luke O'Connor .... hair stylist (74 episodes, 1996-2000)
Patrina O'Connor .... key hair stylist / hair stylist (69 episodes, 1997-2000)
Aliki Demetriades .... hair stylist (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dee Dee Altamura .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Camille Friend .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1997)
Beth O'Rourke .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1996)

Amy L. Taylor .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Michael Kelly .... unit production manager (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Leif Christoffersen .... post-production supervisor (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Kelly .... first assistant director (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
William Bardelli .... second assistant director / first assistant director (71 episodes, 1997-2000)
Rosario Roveto Jr. .... second assistant director (16 episodes, 1996-1997)
Phyllis Guarnaccia .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1997)
Robbie Countryman .... first assistant director / second assistant director (2 episodes, 1999-2000)

Ron Dempsey .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Joshua Meltzer .... property master (89 episodes, 1996-2000)
Bruce Fuselier .... leadman (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
Nancy Lowry .... props (5 episodes, 1998-2000)

Joaquin Navarro .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Alisha Rothman .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Anthony Constantini .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (88 episodes, 1996-2000)
Doug Gray .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (88 episodes, 1996-2000)
Robert Douglass .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (86 episodes, 1996-2000)
Phil Valdivia .... sound mixer (40 episodes, 1998-2000)
Charles Bruce .... sound effects editor (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mike Cruz .... boom operator (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Dale Rardin .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2000)
Rick Himot .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
Michael Ballin .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 1999)

Noel Vought .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Dan Carrington .... flame artist / Flame artist (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Scott Milne .... visual effects supervisor (4 episodes, 1999-2000)

Tim Bird .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Casey Conroy .... visual effects producer: Ring of Fire (unknown episodes)
Lori Freitag-Hild .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
John Myers .... visual effects executive producer: Ring of Fire (unknown episodes)
Kevin Prendiville .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Jerry Spivack .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Mark Zerate .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Anita Hart .... stunt double: Brooke Shields (unknown episodes)
Myke Schwartz .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Rod Weaver .... gaffer (91 episodes, 1996-2000)
Jon Purdy .... camera operator (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ron P. Jaffe .... still photographer (5 episodes, 1998-2000)
Rick Lamb .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 1996)
Cary Sachs .... electrician (2 episodes, 1998)

Ron Eisenberg .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Thomas H. Frederick .... film loader (unknown episodes)
John Lazear .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Wayne A. Lee .... electrician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Barbara Miller .... executive in charge of casting (88 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
David McGough .... costume supervisor (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Joyce Unruh .... costume supervisor (47 episodes, 1996-1998)
Chris Burrows .... costume supervisor (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
Steve Hicke .... set costumer (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
 
Series Editorial Department
Scott Freeman .... avid technician (1 episode, 2000)

Michele Gitomer .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Shawn Colvin .... theme performer (2 episodes, 1999)

Matt Kierscht .... music manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Yuell Newsome .... film librarian / stock librarian (91 episodes, 1996-2000)
Kate Wright .... script supervisor (85 episodes, 1996-2000)
Roger Christiansen .... technical coordinator (82 episodes, 1996-2000)
Roni Kaplan .... production coordinator (68 episodes, 1997-2000)
Gary Dontzig .... series developer (57 episodes, 1996-1999)
Steven Peterman .... series developer (57 episodes, 1996-1999)
Clyde Phillips .... creative consultant (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Betty Arnold .... assistant to writers (20 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rick Singer .... executive story editor (18 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brenda Bos .... production coordinator (17 episodes, 1996-1997)
Andrew Green .... executive story editor (17 episodes, 1996-1997)
Maryanne Melloan Woods .... executive story editor (17 episodes, 1996-1997)
Robert Peacock .... executive story editor (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
Heather MacGillvray .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 1996-1997)
Linda Mathious .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 1996-1997)
Phil Baker .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 1997)
Drew Vaupen .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 1997)
Marc Flanagan .... creative consultant (5 episodes, 1996)
Tom Conkright .... technical coordinator (4 episodes, 1999-2000)

Brett Dos Santos .... audience switcher (unknown episodes)
Brian Hall .... stage production assistant (unknown episodes)
Polly Levy .... assistant to writer (unknown episodes)
Rebecca Thornell .... clearance (unknown episodes)
Billy Van Zandt .... developer: original pilot (unknown episodes)
Robert Zimiga .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (93 episodes) | Argentina:30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
After checking in at the Oasis Motel in Las Vegas, David Strickland consumed several bottles of beer. He hanged himself with a bed sheet over the ceiling beam and died during the morning hours of March 22, 1999. After much discussion, the writers of "Suddenly Susan" decided to deal with Strickland's death directly. In the show's third season finale, Todd did not show up to work one day. When Susan called regarding tickets to a show, his pager vibrated on his desk. Susan spent the day searching for Todd, learning for the first time about a number of good deeds he did throughout his life. The episode ends when the police visited Susan and her Office staff, as she was asking if they know where Todd was. The details of Todd's fate were left ambiguous. The episode was interspersed with out-of-character interviews of Shields and the supporting cast.See more »
Quotes:
Susan:Hey, I don't need Oliver. There are a lot of gorgeous guys in San Francisco.
Vicki:Yeah, but they're all dating each other!
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
I miss Suddenly Susan still!, 23 September 2002
Author: (sylviastel@aol.com) from United States

One of the reasons that Suddenly Susan works for me is the ensemble cast of characters including Brooke Shields. Even though she is the star of the show, she manages to evolve her supporting cast of characters like the unbelievable Vicki and Judd Nelson as her boss Jack Richmond. The show is well-grouped with this cast of zany characters working at a fictional San Francisco newspaper. When tragedy struck the cast, the loss of David Strickland who played Todd was so catastrophic for the cast and crew for it to ever recover from his loss. David Strickland committed suicide in a Las Vegas hotel room. The cast was never the same again without him. The pairing of Vicki and Susan living together brought great laughs. These two should get together and spin off the characters into their own series. The show was never an Emmy winner or critically acclaimed. But from all reports, this show actually had a pleasant environment to grow and mature. Brooke Shields as a producer was not afraid to let her supporting cast branch out which is why I like this show.

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