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Born in St. Andrews, Scotland, UK
Died in Salisbury, England, UK  (cancer)
Birth NameSusan Maureen Fleetwood

Mini Bio (1)

Susan Fleetwood was born on September 21, 1944 in St. Andrews, Scotland as Susan Maureen Fleetwood. She was an actress, known for Clash of the Titans (1981), Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) and The Sacrifice (1986). She died on September 29, 1995 in Salisbury, England.

Trivia (11)

Her younger brother, Mick Fleetwood, is Fleetwood Mac's drummer.
Formidable British classical actress trained for the stage at RADA (with a scholarship) where she won the school's coveted Bancroft Gold Medal in 1964.
Daughter of John Joseph Kells Fleetwood, a Royal Air Force fighter pilot, and wife Bridget Maureen (Brereton) Fleetwood; educated at sixteen different schools, including Egypt and Norway, and at the Convent of the Nativity in Kent when her family finally resettled in England.
After RADA she was one of the actors who went with Terry Hands and formed the Liverpool Everyman Company (1964). At the Everyman, between 1965 and 67, she played Lady Percy in "Henry IV"; Gwendolyn in "The Importance of Being Earnest"; Alison in "Look Back in Anger"; Liz in "Fando and Liz"; Margaret in "The Great God Brown"; Chorus Leader in "Murder in the Cathedral"; the Woman in "The Four Seasons"; and Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth".
Succeeded Judi Dench as Portia in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1972 production of "The Merchant of Venice". She became an Associate Artist of the RSC.
Quietly battled ovarian cancer nearly a decade before she succumbed to the disease. She continued to perform throughout until the year of her death in 1995 at age 51.
Had a relationship with Sebastian Graham Jones.
Former sister-in-law of Jenny Boyd.
Her part was cut from the film Cry of the Penguins (1971).
With the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1967.
Suffered from mild dyslexia which she overcame by colouring in her scripts to make it easier for her eyes to focus on her lines.

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