In 1988, Susan won a Q award from the Viewers of Quality TV Association for Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series (Roxanne, LA Law).
In 1989 and 1990, Susan was nominated for a Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV GOLDEN GLOBE for her role in LA Law.
Susan was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress in Drama Series EMMY 4 times (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990) for her role in LA Law.
While starring on LA Law, Susan appeared in a public service announcement about school support for NBC's The More You Know campaign.
She was married twice. Her first husband died in the 70s, she is divorced from the second.
She adopted a son at birth in 1992 named Jackson.
She was married during 6 years (from 1986 to 1992) to Randy McDonald.
She is 5'6" (1.68 m).