Olsen, Susan 1961–

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OLSEN, Susan 1961–


Full name, Susan Marie Olsen; born August 14, 1961, in Santa Monica, CA; sister of Christopher Olsen (an actor) and Larry Olsen (an actor); married Steve Ventimiglia, 1988 (divorced, 1990); married Mitch (a medical equipment sales representative), 1995 (divorced); children: (second marriage) Michael. Education: Attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Pierce College.


Actress. Appeared in commercials. Worked as a rock musician and graphic designer; Comedy World (Web site), online program host. Migraine Awareness Month, spokesperson.


Television Appearances; Series:

Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, The Brady Bunch, ABC, 1969–74.

Voice of Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, The Brady Kids (animated), ABC, 1972–74.

Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, The Brady Bunch Hour, ABC, 1977.

Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, The Bradys, CBS, 1990.

Correspondent, Neat Stuff, The Learning Channel, beginning c. 1996.

Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, Pop–Up Brady, VH1, beginning 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

TV Land Moguls, TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The World of Sid & Marty Krofft at the Hollywood Bowl, 1973.

Segment host, A 70s Celebration: The Beat Is Back, NBC, 1993.

Bradymania: A Very Brady Special, ABC, 1993.

(In archive footage) Brady Bunch Home Movies, CBS, 1995.

Herself, TV Guide's Truth behind the Sitcoms, Fox, 1999.

ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration, ABC, 2003.

Herself, The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady after All These Years, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 1993 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1993.

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (also known as The First Annual TV Land Awards), TV Land, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Song performer, The Pat Boone Show, NBC, c. 1966.

Marieanne Johnson, "Abelia," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1968.

Pamela, "Paint Your Waggedorn," Julia, NBC, 1968.

Ironside, NBC, 1968.

Marieanne Johnson, "A Man Called 'Smith,'" Gun-smoke, CBS, 1969.

Guest, American Bandstand, ABC, 1970, 1972.

Guest, The Howard Stern Show, syndicated, 1992.

Guest, Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 1995.

Herself, "Switcheroo," Space Ghost Coast to Coast (live action and animated), The Cartoon Network, 1996.

Herself, "I Want My MTV!," USA High, syndicated, 1998.

Cindy Russell, "Stargazer," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1999.

Guest, Donny & Marie (also known as Donny & Marie Hour), syndicated, 1999.

Guest, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 1999.

Herself, The Brady Bunch: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Guest, The Daily Show (also known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Comedy Central, 2000.

Guest, The List, VH1, 2000.

Herself, "Florence Henderson: Here's the Story," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

"The Brady Bunch Episode," Weakest Link, NBC, 2001.

Host, "That '70s KISS Show," That '70s Show, Fox, 2002.

Herself, Beat the Geeks, Comedy Central, 2002.

Herself, "Robbie Rist," Star Dates, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003.

Herself, Discovery Health Celebrity Body Challenge, Discovery Health, 2003.

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Florence Henderson, Lifetime, 2003.

(In archive footage) "Star Tracks," One Hit Wonders (also known as VH1's One Hit Wonders Presents: Star Tracks), VH1, 2003.

Guest, Living in TV Land, TV Land, 2004.

Appeared as a litigant in an episode of Divorce Court, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice of Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, "The Brady Kids on Mysterious Island," The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (animated; also known as The New Saturday Superstar Movie), ABC, 1972.

Cynthia "Cindy" Brady, The Brady Girls Get Married (also known as The Brady Brides), NBC, 1981.

Television Work; Specials:

Co–executive producer, Brady Bunch Home Movies, CBS, 1995.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) The Trouble with Girls (also known as The Chautauqua and The Trouble with Girls and How to Get into It), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1969.

(Scenes deleted) Reporter for the Daily Tattler, The Brady Bunch Movie, Paramount, 1995.

Radio Appearances; Series:

Cohost of Ober and Olsen, KLSX (Los Angeles).

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, The Howard Stern Radio Show, syndicated, 1992, 1995.