Susan Dey

Susan Dey is an actress and producer from the United States. She is best remembered for her role as Laurie Partridge in the sitcom “The Partridge Family” on television. She is also known for her portrayal of Grace Van Owen on the NBC drama series “L.A. Law.” In 1988, she won a Golden Globe Award for her role in “L.A. Law” in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. In the following four years, she was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

What is the Net worth of Susan Dey?

Susan Dey has made a successful living as an actress and model in the United States. uаn Dеу has an estimated nеt worth of $12 million dollars as of 2020. She earns the majority of her money through working on a variety of TV shows and films.

What is she famous for?

  • Her television roles as Laurie Partridge on the sitcom entitled “The Partridge Family”.
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Susan Dey and her daughter. (Source: @gettyimages)

Where was Susan Dey born?

Susan Dey was born in Pekin, Illinois, on December 10, 1952. Susan Hallock Dey is her given name. Robert Smith Dey and Ruth Pyle Dey were her parents when she was born. When she was eight years old, her mother died. She was born in the United States and comes from a White ethnic background. Sagittarius is her zodiac sign.

She went to Columbus Elementary School in Thornwood, New York, for her formal schooling. She went to Fox Lane High School after finishing her education and graduated in 1970.

Susan Dey’s Career Highlights:

  • Susan Dey was a model before starting her acting career.
  • At age of 17, she featured as Laurie Partridge infamous television series entitled “The Partridge Family” which ran September 25, 1970, until March 23, 1974, on the ABC.
  • Her first film role was as a passenger, ‘Elly Brewster’ in the 1972 airline hijack movie “Skyjacked”.
  • In 1973, she appeared in horror television series “Circle of Fear” on the one episode: “Doorway to Death”. In the same year, she has also performed as a voice artist in an American animated television series “Goober and the Ghost Chasers” as Laurie Partridge.
  • Year of 1974, she performed as a voice artist in animated TV series “Partridge Family 2200 A.D.”.
  • In 1975, she starred in the made-for-television drama film “Cage Without a Key” as Valerie Smith.
  • In 1977, she starred as the co-star along with Kenneth Gliman in the short-lived sitcom “Loves Me, Loves Me Not”. She also starred in the TV film “Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night” as Rowena Harper and a romantic drama film “First Love” as Caroline.

  • Thereafter, she appeared in several TV series and films such as, “Little Women”, “The Comeback Kid”, “Looker”, “Malibu” and “Love Leads the Way”.
  • She starred on “L.A. Law”, an American legal drama television series from 1986 through 1992 as Los Angeles County deputy district attorney “Grace Van Owen”, who later became a judge.
  • In 1992, she hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live and  also co-starred in the sitcom Love & War but she was replaced in 1993 by Annie Potts.
  • In 1993, she produced and starred in “Lies & Lullabies”, where she played a pregnant cocaine addict.
  • Year of 1995, she appeared in such movies “Deadly Love” and “Blue River”.
  • In 1999, Susan starred in a legal drama television series “Family Law” on the Episode: “Holt vs. Holt”.
  • In 2002, she starred in the TV drama film “L.A. Law: The Movie” as Grace Van Owen and TV film “Disappearance” as Patty Henley.

 Susan Dey’s Awards and Nominations:

  • Susan Dey has won a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for her role in “L.A. Law” in the year 1988. She was also nominated for Golden Globe Award in each of the subsequent four years.
  • Dey has achieved nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in the year 1987, 1988, as well as the year 1989.
  • She has won Bravo Otto Award in the category of Best Female TV Star in the years 1973, 1974, 1975, and 1976.
  • In 2004, she has won a TV Land Award in the category of Favorite Teen Dream – Female for her work in “The Partridge Family”.
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Susan Dey and her second husband Bernard Sofronski. (Source: @gettyimages)

Susan Dey’s Husband:

Susan Day is a married woman with two children. Since 1988, she has been married to Bernard Sofronski, a television producer.

She was formerly married to Leonard “Lenny” Hirshan, who she married from 1976 to 1981. Sarah Dey-Hirshan, the couple’s daughter, was born in 1978.

Body Measurement

Susan Dey is a stunning woman in her late sixties. She stands at 1.7 meters (5 feet and 7 inches) tall and weighs 55 kilograms (121 lbs.). Her physique is shaped like a banana, with measurements of 34-24-34 inches. Dey’s  bra size is 34A, and she wears a size 9 shoe (US). Her blonde hair is short, and her eyes are emerald. Straight is her sexual orientation.

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