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Overview (3)

Born in Pekin, Illinois, USA
Birth NameSusan Hallock Dey
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Susan Dey was born on December 10, 1952 in Pekin, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Partridge Family (1970), L.A. Law (1986) and Skyjacked (1972). She has been married to Bernard Sofronski since February 20, 1988. She was previously married to Leonard Hirshan.

Family (2)

Spouse Bernard Sofronski (20 February 1988 - present)
Leonard Hirshan (November 1976 - 19 January 1983)  (divorced)  (1 child)
Parents Dey, Gail
Smith, Robert

Trivia (14)

Mother, with Leonard Hirshan, of daughter Sara Dey-Hirshan, born in November 1978.
Came to acting by way of a teen modeling career.
Turned down the role of Sandy in Grease (1978).
One of four children, Susan's sister Leslie became a model too just like her sister and the sisters at one time worked for the same agency. The girls became interested in modeling through their stepmother, Gail, who, after reading an article on fashion modeling in Seventeen Magazine, submitted their pictures to a top modeling agency in New York. The agency immediately signed them in 1968.
In Gwyn Cready's comedic romance novel "Tumbling Through Time", the heroine talks about Susan and considers Laurie Partridge a personal hero, wishing she could have lived a life in "Laurie Partridge style".
Has served as a board member of the Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Medical Center and co-narrated a documentary on campus rape with her L.A. Law (1986) co-star Corbin Bernsen.
Born to Robert Smith Dey (a newspaper editor) and Ruth Dey(a nurse), Susan attended school mostly in New York State, where her father was an editor for a group of newspapers on Long Island.
Graduated from and was a drama club member of Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York. She had parts in the school plays "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "Summer and Smoke".
Born at 4:17 AM (CST).
Ranked #61 on Vh1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars.
According to Shirley Jones' autobiography, Susan is the only star of The Partridge Family (1970) who has consistently refused to take part in any cast reunions.
Olivia Newton-John got the part that had originally been meant for Susan Dey, who was Laurie Partridge in The Partridge Family (1970), but turned it down on her manager's advice.
Currently resides Upstate New York (November 2017).
Was considered for the role of Elvira Hancock in Scarface (1983) but Michelle Pfeiffer got the part.

Personal Quotes (3)

At the time, nobody knew what it was. It had no name. When everything else is out of your control, you can control your eating. You end up cutting a lot of things off. Nothing reaches you. I was very happy then - that was the oddity.
I've had women come up to me and say I was the reason they went to law school.
This little kid pointed at me and said, 'You look disgusting!' That was the first time I thought maybe I did. I decided I'd better start eating. I'm just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars.

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