Susan Dey is an American based actress, who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. She is best known for her television roles played as Laurie Partridge on a sitcom entitled The Partridge Family from period of 1970 till 1974.
She is too famed for her role as Grace Van Owen on famous NBC drama series entitled L.A. Law from period of 1986 till 1992.
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Biography & Wiki:
Susan Dey was born in year 1952 to Ruth Pyle Dey and Robert Smith Dey. Her mother worked as a nurse who passed away in year 1961, when Susan was of age eight years, and her father worked as a newspaper editor serving for the New Rochelle, New York, Standard-Star.
Her birthplace is Pekin, located in Illinois. She appeared in Columbus Elementary School running in Thornwood, located in New York. Afterwards she relocated to Mount Kisco, located in New York, wherein she completed graduation from Fox Lane High School in year 1970.
She got married to Leonard “Lenny” Hirshan and their marriage continued from 1976 till 1981. The couple is having one daughter named Sarah, born in year 1978. She got married for second time to a television producer named Bernard Sofronski, since year 1988.
Susan Dey started off his career as a model prior featuring as Laurie Partridge in famous television series entitled The Partridge Family from period of 1970 till 1974. She was of age 17 years when she has won the part and possessed no prior acting based experience.
It is known that she came back to weekly network television during year 1977 being a co-star of a short-lived situation comedy entitled Loves Me, Loves Me Not. The actress’ initial film role was as a passenger during year 1972 airline hijack film entitled Skyjacked featuring Charlton Heston.
She was co-starred with Albert Finney during year 1981 based science-fiction film entitled Looker, directed and written by Michael Crichton. The actress got lead role in year 1986’s Echo Park in form of a struggling waitress who accepts a job of stripper who conveys singing telegrams.
Moreover, she was featured on L.A. Law being a California assistant district lawyer named Grace Van Owen, who afterwards turned as judge.
Apart from career in acting, she has hosted year 1992 episode made for Saturday Night Live. Afterwards in that year, she was co-starred in a Diane English/CBS sitcom entitled Love & War along with Jay Thomas. Dey is too acknowledged for her Golden Globe Award-winning based performance in role of Grace van Owen on “L.A. Law”.
Awards & Achievements:
Dey has won a Golden Globe Award in category of Actress in a Leading Role – Drama Series for her role in year 1988. The actress was too nominated in each of the subsequent four years.
Later, she got nominated for the Emmy Award in category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in year 1987, 1988, as well as year 1989.
Net Worth of Susan Dey:
Susan Dey has an estimated net worth of $12 Million. She makes most of her income with her acting career, though she even earns well by her career as a host.
Her earnings and fame increased from year 1970 onwards when she was cast in a role that made her a household name, i.e. a role of Laurie Partridge on “The Partridge Family”. The actress has performed that role till the finish of that series during year 1974.
From this point, she earned well by co-starring, guest-starring, as well as recurring roles in many television films and TV shows, like “S.W.A.T.”, “Hawaii Five-O”, “The Comeback Kid”, “Little Women”, “Emerald Point N.A.S.”, “Malibu”, and “Lies and Lullabies”.
Right from her teenage, Susan Dey is dedicated towards succeeding in acting career and conveys the best out of her to audience and fans. Her credits as an actress are perceived well to all of us, but she has too made a name as a talented host.