Worked for a time as a designer of bed linens and home furnishings
Made stage debut in "Truckline Cafe"
Made Broadway debut in "Compulsion"
Earliest TV appearances, "The General Electric Theater" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents"
Made film debut in the Jerry Lewis comedy, "The Geisha Boy"
Replaced Anne Bancroft as Annie Sullivan in "The Miracle Worker" on Broadway
Garnered first Emmy nomination for playing a drug addicted nurse on an episode of "Dr. Kildare" (NBC)
Returned to features after four years to play her first leading roles in "Rome Adventure" and "40 Pounds of Trouble"
First received top billing in a feature in the drama, "Wall of Noise"
Was directed by Alfred Hitchcock in "The Birds"
Played college student Lori Moore on the ABC drama series, "Channing"
Acted in the first of four features produced by Disney Studios, "The Ugly Dachsund"
First TV-movie, "Wings of Fire" (NBC)
Last feature film for five years, "Support Your Local Gunfighter" co-starring James Garner
Played Emily Hartley on the long-running CBS sitcom, "The Bob Newhart Show"; received two Emmy nominations for the role
Returned to feature films to play the female lead in "The Shaggy D.A."; her final Disney feature to date
Acted in first TV miniseries, "Flesh and Blood" (CBS)
Last feature film credit to date, "Oh God, Book II"
Returned to Broadway in "Special Occasions"; closed after one performance
Played (also co-created) newspaperwoman Maggie Briggs on the short-lived CBS sitcom, "Suzanne Pleshette is Maggie Briggs"; directed by "Newhart" co-star Peter Bonerz
Played reporter Tracy Bridges on the short-lived CBS drama series, "Bridges to Cross"
Played Chris Broderick on the short-lived NBC medical drama, "Nightingales"
Reprised role of Emily Hartley on the last episode of Bob Newhart's later sitcom, "Newhart"; scene written and played to suggest that the entire series had been a dream of Newhart's earlier character, Dr. Robert Hartley
Starred on TV as "Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean"; received fourth Emmy nomination
Starred in the role of Jackie Hansen opposite Hal Linden on the short-lived CBS sitcom, "The Boys Are Back"
Hosted the CBS special "Where Are They Now?"
Appeared in the ABC sitcom "8 Simple Rules" after John Ritter's death as the mother of Katey Sagal's character
Guest-starred in several episodes of "Will and Grace" (NBC) as Karen Walker's (Megan Mullally) estranged mother