Anspach, Susan 1939(?)–

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ANSPACH, Susan 1939(?)


Born November 23, 1939 (some sources say 1942 or 1945), in New York, NY; married Mark Goddard (an actor), 1970 (divorced, 1977); married Sherwood Ball, 1983; children: (with Steve Curry, an actor) Catherine; (with Jack Nicholson, an actor) Caleb Goddard (a producer and writer). Education: Attended Catholic University of America.

Addresses: Contact P.O. Box 5605, Santa Monica, CA 90409; 2369 Beach Ave., Venice, CA 90291.

Career: Actress. Also worked as an acting teacher.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Golden Laurel Award, third place, star of tomorrowfemale, 1971, for Five Easy Pieces; Genie Award nomination, best performance by a foreign actress, 1980, for Running.


Film Appearances:

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One, 1968.

Susan Enders, The Landlord, United Artists, 1970.

Catherine Van Ost, Five Easy Pieces, Columbia, 1970.

Nancy Felix, Play It Again, Sam (also known as Aspirins for Three ), Paramount, 1972.

Nina Blume, Blume in Love, Warner Bros., 1973.

Lila, The Big Fix, Universal, 1978.

Janet, Running, Universal, 1979.

Penny Hart, The Devil and Max Devlin, Buena Vista, 1981.

Jane Beardsley, Gas, Paramount, 1981.

Marilyn Jordan, Montenegro (also known as MontenegroOr Pigs and Pearls and Montenegro eller Paerlor och Svin ), 1981.

Lilly, Misunderstood (also known as L'ulitmo sole d'estate ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1984.

Rosalind Winfield, Into the Fire (also known as The Legend of Wolf Lodge ), 1987.

Karen McKeon, Heaven and Earth (also known as Reagan's Children and A Year in Lincoln Plains ), 1987.

Dr. Judith Glass, Blue Monkey (also known as Green Monkey, Insect, and Invasion of the Bodysuckers ), Spectrafilm, 1988.

Widow, Blood Red, Hemdale, 1990.

Madeline Hix, Back to Back, Concorde/Vertex, 1990.

Kate Simpson, The Rutanga Tapes (also known as Desert Chase and Killer Instinct ), Shapiro Glickenhaus Home Video, 1991.

Pamela Wood, Alien X Factor, Filmdeck, 1997.

Angela, Candle Smoke, 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

Grace McKenzie, The Yellow Rose, NBC, 1983.

Annie Maxwell, The Slap Maxwell Story, ABC, 19871988.

Television Appearances; Movies:

The Journey of the Fifth Horse, 1966.

Terry, "For the Use of the Hall," Hollywood Television Theatre, 1972.

Donna Jo Martelli, I Want to Keep My Baby, 1976.

Wilma, The Secret of Life of John Chapman, 1976.

Beverly Dresden, Rosetti & Ryan: Men Who Love Women, 1977.

Christian Sebastiani, Mad Bull, 1977.

Betty LeslieMelville, The Last Giraffe, 1979.

Jordan West, Portrait of an Escort (also known as Professional Date ), 1980.

Lucy Dillon, The First Time, 1982.

Chris Butler, Deadly Encounter (also known as American Eagle ), 1982.

Phyllis Daye, Gone Are the Days, 1984.

Deborah Nelson, Cagney & Lacey: The Return, CBS, 1994.

Julia, Dancing at the Harvest Moon, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Elinor Grant, James A. Michener's Space (also known as Space ), CBS, 1985.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1982.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"So Some Girls Play the Cello," The Nurses, 1964.

"A Matter of Law and Disorder," The Defenders, 1965.

"Will the Real Sammy Davis, Please Hang Up?," The Patty Duke Show, 1965.

Susan, "Cathy, the Rebel," The Patty Duke Show, 1965.

"The Heroine," The Nurses, 1965.

"Runaway," Judd for the Defense, 1969.

Lee McKinley, "All My Tomorrows," Love Story, 1973.

Lieutenant Kit Boone, "Point of Law," McMillan and Wife, 1976.

Beverly Dresden, "Men Who Love Women," Rosetti and Ryan, 1977.

"He Wants Her Back," Visions, 1980.

Claudia, "Dead Man's Curve," Hitchhiker, HBO, 1986.

Dr. Diane Hardy, "Here's a HowdyDo," Empty Nest, 1989.

Lois Fricksey, "Dead Letter," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

Herself, "Hollywood," Unzipped, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

Catherine, A View from the Bridge, Sheridan Square Playhouse, 1965.

A Coupla White Chicks Sitting around Talking, Hollywood Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1985.

Made her Broadway debut in Hair.


Taped Readings:

Elaine Clark McCarthy's The Falconer, Dove, 1996.

(With David Birne) Paul Theroux's The Collected Stories, Dove, 1998.



People Weekly, July 1, 1996, p. 46.