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Susan Blakely

1948-09-07 Frankfurt, Germany

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Susan Blakely is an American film actress and actress, who has mainly played supporting roles. She is best known for her leading role in the 1976 miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man, for which she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Blakely also has appeared in films including The Towering Inferno, Report to the Commissioner, Capone, The Concorde ... Airport '79, and Over the Top. Blakely arrived in Hollywood in the early 1970s, and began appearing in supporting roles in films including Savages, The Way We Were, and The Lords of Flatbush. Her first major role was as Patty Simmons in the 1974 disaster film The Towering Inferno. The following year, she played the female lead roles in films Report to the Commissioner alongside Michael Moriarty, and Capone opposite Ben Gazzara. Blakely gained wide critical acclaim with her leading role in the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man, based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Irwin Shaw. For her performance, Blakely won that year's Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and earned a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. She earned a second Emmy Award nomination the following year when she reprised her role in Rich Man, Poor Man Book II. After her television success, she played leading roles in two movies in 1979: the disaster film The Concorde ... Airport '79 opposite Alain Delon, and the sport drama Dreamer with Tim Matheson. During 1980s and 1990s, Blakely played leading roles in many made-for-television movies. She portrayed Frances Farmer in the 1982 film based on Farmer's autobiography, Will There Really Be a Morning?, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. She played Eva Braun opposite Anthony Hopkins in the Adolf Hitler biographical film The Bunker, and Joan Kennedy in The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story. She appeared in such feature films as Over the Top, My Mom's a Werewolf, and Hate Crime. She recently guest-starred on This Is Us and NCIS and in past years on Hotel, The Twilight Zone, Falcon Crest, Murder, She Wrote, Nip/Tuck, Brothers & Sisters, Southland, and Cougar Town. Description above from the Wikipedia article Susan Blakely, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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The Perfect Boyfriend Clara 2013-07-04
Remember to Breathe Kathleen 2013-02-28
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Vivian Ashe 2011-02-01
Pride Theresa 2011-10-22
The Genesis Code Beverly Truman 2010-08-25
Mating Dance Abby's mother 2008-07-15
Grizzly Park Unhappy Camper 2008-02-07
Murder 101: The Locked Room Mystery Camilla Meera 2008-01-14
Hate Crime Martha Boyd 2005-01-14
The Perfect Neighbor Jeannie Costigan 2005-09-13
L.A. Twister Vivian 2004-08-13
Hungry Hearts Barbi Harris 2002-10-05
A Mother's Testimony Donna Mulroney 2001-03-06
The Perfect Nanny Dr. Julia Bruning 2000-03-16
Crash Point Zero Barbara Esmond 2000-11-22
Chain of Command Meg Danforth 2000-07-22
Her Married Lover Laura Mannhart 1999-10-07
Race Against Fear Margaret Carlyle 1998-09-07
Color Me Perfect Dr. Linda Ryan 1996-11-05
Co-ed Call Girl Teri Halbert 1996-02-11
Tous les jours dimanche Alice 1995-01-11
Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders Leslie Abramson 1994-04-18
No Child of Mine Peggy Young 1993-10-31
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore Billie Cobb 1992-01-19
Russian Holiday Susan Dennison 1992-01-01
Blackmail Lucinda 1991-10-23
Wildflower Ada Guthrie 1991-12-03
And the Sea Will Tell Gail Bugliosi 1991-02-24
The Incident Billie 1990-03-04
Dead Reckoning Alex Barnard 1990-05-23
Out of Sight, Out of Mind Alice Lundgren 1990-06-01
Murder Times Seven Gert Kiley 1990-10-14
Torn Between Two Fathers Jennifer 1989-04-20
Dream a Little Dream Cherry Diamond 1989-03-03
My Mom's a Werewolf Leslie Shaber 1989-05-11
Hiroshima Maiden Betty Bennett 1988-05-14
Broken Angel Catherine Coburn 1988-03-13
Ladykillers Lilah Corbett 1988-11-09
April Morning Sarah Cooper 1988-04-24
The Survivalist Linda Ryan 1987-01-02
Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery Patricia Erdain 1987-11-30
Over the Top Christina Hawk 1987-02-13
The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story Joan Kennedy 1986-11-24
Annihilator Layla 1986-04-07
Blood & Orchids Marie Farrell 1986-02-23
International Airport Jeanne Roberts 1985-05-25
Stingray Evelyn Decter 1985-07-14
Will There Really Be a Morning? Frances Farmer 1983-02-22
The Oklahoma City Dolls Sally Jo Purkey 1981-01-23
The Bunker Eva Braun 1981-04-15
Make Me an Offer Joyce Windsor 1980-01-11
A Cry for Love Polly Harris 1980-10-20
The Concorde... Airport '79 Maggie Whelan 1979-08-17
Dreamer Karen Lee 1979-04-27
Secrets Andrea Fleming 1977-02-20
Shampoo Girl on Street (uncredited) 1975-02-11
Report to the Commissioner Patty Butler 1975-02-05
Capone Iris Crawford 1975-04-16
The Towering Inferno Patty 1974-12-14
The Lords of Flatbush Jane Bradshaw 1974-05-01
The Way We Were Judianne 1973-10-17
Savages Cecily, a Debutante 1972-06-27
Gut Feeling