Susan was born to Robert Smith Dey and Ruth Doremus Dey. She began modeling as a teen and moved to acting, starring as Laurie Partridge on in The Partridge Family from 19701974 at the age of 17. She graduated from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York.…more
In 1973, Susan Dey made her tv movie debut in movie Terror on the Beach.
Susan Dey was the co-producer of the movie I Love You Perfect.
Susan Dey is a model and actress.
In the 1970's, Susan Dey appeared in advertisements for Tampax and Avon.
Susan Dey co-narrated a documentary on campus rape with her LA Law co-star, Corbin Bernsen.
Susan Dey is a board member of the Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Medical Center.
In 1987, Susan Dey won a Golden Globe Award for "Best Actress In A Leading Role — Drama Series" for her role in LA Law.
To try and get rid of the wholesome Laurie Partridge image, Susan Dey wanted to appear nude or semi-nude in movies.
During production of The Partridge Family, Susan Dey only ate carrots which caused her skin to turn orange.
While filming The Partridge Family and trying to become very thin, Susan Dey developed an eating disorder called orthorexia nervosa.
Susan Dey had absolutely no acting experience when she landed the role of Laurie Patridge on The Partridge Family when she was seventeen.
Susan Dey is best known for her roles on The Partridge Family and L.A. Law.
Susan Dey has appeared in movies like Rain, L.A. Law: The Movie, Comicitis, The Trouble with Dick, Echo Park, Love and Bullets, and First Love.
Susan Dey was married to Lenny Hirshan from 1976 until 1981. In 1988, she married Bernard Sofronski and as of 2006, they are still married.
Susan Dey was a model before she was an actress.
Susan Dey's daughter, Sarah Hirshan, was born in November 1978.
Susan Dey was offered the role of Sandy in Grease, but she turned the role down.
In 1973, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the Best Supporting Actress on a television show for her role as Laurie Partridge in The Partridge Family.
She is 5 feet, 7 inches tall.
She graduated from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York.
Susan Dey: At the time, nobody knew what it was. It had no name. When everything else is out of your control, you can control your eating. You end up cutting a lot of things off. Nothing reaches you. I was very happy then - that was the oddity.
Susan Dey: This little kid (Danny Bonaduce) pointed at me and said, 'You look disgusting!' That was the first time I thought maybe I did. I decided I'd better start eating. I'm just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars.