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Profile of Susan Tyrrell on Famous Like Me

Name: Susan Tyrrell  
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Date of Birth: 18th March 1945
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, USA
Profession: Actress
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Susan Tyrrell (born March 18, 1945 in San Francisco, California, USA) is an American actress. Her best known role is as Oma in Fat City, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress in 1972. Her movie debut was in the film Shoot Out (1971).

In early 2000, she suffered the loss of both legs as a result of blood clots due to the rare blood disease essential thrombocythemia.

She is sometime credited as Susan Tyrell.

Selected filmography

  • Relax, It's Just Sex (1998)
  • Cry Baby (1990)
  • Document of the Dead (1989)
  • Big Top Pee-Wee (1988)
  • The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
  • Forbidden Zone (1980)
  • Andy Warhol's Bad (1977)
  • I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
  • Wizards (1977)
  • Fat City (1972)
  • Shoot Out (1971)

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