Hayes, Susan Seaforth 1943- (Susan Seaforth)

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Hayes, Susan Seaforth 1943- (Susan Seaforth)


Original name, Susan Seaforth; born July 11, 1943, in Oakland, CA; daughter of Harry Charles and Elizabeth (an actress and soap opera writer; maiden name, Harrower) Seaforth; married Bill Hayes (an actor), October 12, 1974. Education: Studied history at Los Angeles City College. Religion: Christian (Disciples of Christ). Avocational Interests: Opera, horses.


Office—c/o Days of Our Lives, NBC Studios, 3000 West Alameda Ave., Burbank, CA 91523. Agent—Cassell-Levy, Inc., 843 North Sycamore Ave., Hollywood, CA 90038.


Actress. Lectured at Los Angeles Valley College and Boston University.


American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors:

Daytime TV Magazine Award, most popular actress, 1976, 1977, Photoplay Magazine Award, most popular daytime actress, 1977, Daytime Emmy Award nominations, outstanding actress in a daytime drama series, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, and Soapy Award, outstanding actress, 1977, all for Days of Our Lives.


Television Appearances; Series:

(As Susan Seaforth) Dorothy Bradley, General Hospital, ABC, 1963.

Carol West, The Young Marrieds, 1965-66.

Julie Williams, Days of Our Lives (also known as DOOL and Days), NBC, 1968-84, 1990-93, 1994, 1996, recurring role, 1999—.

Patricia Steele, Sunset Beach, NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 19th Annual TV Week Logie Awards, Nine Network, 1977.

The 21st Annual TV Week Logie Awards, Nine Network, 1979.

50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration, CBS, 1994.

Days of Our Lives' 35th Anniversary, NBC, 2000.

Days of Our Lives' Christmas, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Sarah, "G for Goldberger," Cavalcade of America (also known as DuPont Presents the Cavalcade Theatre and DuPont Theater), 1954.

Renee, "Andorra," The Count of Monte Christo, 1956.

(As Susan Seaforth) Annie May Hamble, "Sharpshooter," The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (also known as Wyatt Earp), 1957.

(As Susan Seaforth) Ellie, "Threat to a Happy Ending," The 20th Century-Fox Hour (also known as Fox Hour of Stars), 1957.

(As Susan Seaforth) Maxie, "A Dollar's Worth," Letter to Loretta (also known as The Loretta Young Show and The Loretta Young Theatre), 1957.

Shirley Battersea, "The Empty House," Surfside 6, ABC, 1961.

Penelope Piper, "The Bad Penny," Cheyenne, ABC, 1961.

Aimee Tucker, "Find Leroy Burdette," Surfside 6, ABC, 1962.

Marsha Monroe, "Blackmail in Satin," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1962.

"Then the Mountains," Bronco, ABC, 1962.

Faith Merrick, "Flight from Escondido," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1962.

"Satonka," Cheyenne, ABC, 1962.

Helen Gregory, "The Case of the Stand-In Sister," Perry Mason, CBS, 1962.

(As Susan Seaforth) Betty Darnell, "The Scandal," National Velvet, 1962.

(As Susan Seaforth) Julie Keith, "The Long Way Home," Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1963.

Susan, "Come A-Runnin'," Vacation Playhouse, CBS, 1963.

(As Susan Seaforth) Gussie Leonard, "The Black Rainbow," Redigo, NBC, 1963.

(As Susan Seaforth) Louisa, "The Day of the Search," The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, 1964.

(As Susan Seaforth) Holly Burnside, "The Dark Past," Bonanza (also known as Ponderosa), 1964.

(As Susan Seaforth) Alice, "After the OK Corral," Death Valley Days (also known as Call of the West, The Pioneers, Trails West and Western Star Theater), 1964.

"The Echo Pass Story," Wagon Train, ABC, 1965.

(As Susan Seaforth) "The Four Steps Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1965.

(As Susan Seaforth) "The Insolents," The F.B.I., ABC, 1965.

Lieutenant Warner, "The Jones Boys," Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1965.

Sheila, "A Distant Cry," Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1966.

(As Susan Seaforth) Vicki, "There Goes the Ballgame," The Fugitive, ABC, 1967.

Gloria, "Matchless," Mr. Terrific, CBS, 1967.

(As Susan Seaforth) June, "My Partner the Jewel Thief," Mr. Terrific, 1967.

(As Susan Seaforth) Martha Otis, "Solid Foundation," Death Valley Days (also known as Call of the West, The Pioneers, Trails West and Western Star Theater), 1967.

(As Susan Seaforth) Denise Kilmer, "The Fatal Hours," Felony Squad, 1968.

Joyce Anderson, "Training-DR-18: The Magazine Article," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1968.

Eva Graham, "The Starlet," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1968.

Virna Lanham, "The Investigation," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1968.

(As Susan Seaforth) Delilah, "The Night of Miguelito's Revenge," The Wild, Wild West, CBS, 1968.

Policewoman Olson, "Business Office Division-DR-27: Tidal Wave," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1969.

Eve Barstow, "Log 16: A Child in Danger," Adam-12, NBC, 1971.

(As Susan Seaforth) Ellen Packer, Ironside, NBC, 1972.

(As Susan Seaforth) Nancy Dickson, "Botulism," Emergency!, NBC, 1972.

Hollywood Squares, 1976, 1978.

The Mike Douglas Show, 1977.

To Say the Least, 1977.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1979.

Bonnie LeGraf, "The Therapist," Matlock, NBC, 1987.

Mrs. Rubenstein, "Without a Hitch," Platypus Man, UPN, 1995.

"Deidre Hall," Intimate Portrait, 2001.

Joanna Manning, The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Belleza y poder), CBS, 2003.

SoapTalk, Soap Net, 2005.

Joanna Manning, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 2005-2007.

Also appeared in Matinee Theatre; Lassie; Eve Arden; Danny Thomas; Death Valley Days; Hallmark; My Three Sons; and Fugitive.

Film Appearances:

(As Susan Seaforth) Alma Mesa, The Tijuana Story, Columbia, 1957.

Girl at birthday party, Five Pennies, 1959.

Marianna De La Rosa, California, American International Pictures, 1963.

Janie, Winston's granddaughter, Gunfight at Comanche Creek (also known as Gun Fight at Comanche Creek), Allied Artists, 1964.

Jean Matthews, Billie, United Artists, 1965.

(As Susan Seaforth) Sally Blair, If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (also known as Dead Right and Night Hunt), 1968.

Mrs. Grant, Angel in My Pocket, Universal, 1969.

Jane Campbell, Wrestling with God, 1990.

Margo Chamberlain, The Dream Machine, 1990.

Herself, A Journey in Faith, 1999.

Mrs. Schneider, Knight to F4, 2005.

Also appeared in Billy, California.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Trouble, Madame Butterfly, Metropolitan Opera Company; and Mama Rose, Gypsy, Birmingham; appeared in Come Blow Your Horn; Mary, Mary; TimeRemembered; Ring around the Moon; A Christmas Carol and Cinderella, both West Virginia Public Theatre, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Major Tours:

Oliver!, Florida, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur, 1993.

Also appeared in Mother Was a Bachelor, U.S. cities; and Love Letters.



Margo Chamberlain, Dream Machine, 1990.

A Journey in Faith, 1999.

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