Parker, Suzy (1932—)

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Parker, Suzy (1932—)

American model and actress. Born Cecilia Parker on October 29, 1932, in San Antonio, Texas; sister of Dorian Leigh (a model); married Bradford Dillman (an actor).

Selected filmography:

Funny Face (1957); Kiss Them for Me (1957); Ten North Frederick (1958); The Best of Everything (1959); Circle of Deception (1961); The Interns (1962); Flight from Ashiya (1964); Chamber of Horrors (1966).

A statuesque beauty, Suzy Parker was a highly successful fashion model, known as one of the "Revlon girls," along with Lauren Hutton, Barbara Britton , and Parker's older sister Dorian Leigh . Life magazine devoted a cover to her in 1957, the year Parker made her film debut in Funny Face. Despite starring roles opposite such leading men as Cary Grant (North by Northwest) and Gary Cooper (Ten North Frederick), she never clicked with movie audiences. Her last film appearance was in Chamber of Horrors (1966). Parker married actor Bradford Dillman and retired to raise a family.

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