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Susannah York

Susannah York


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Also Known As: Died: January 15, 2011
Born: January 9, 1939 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Franklyn (2009)
An atheist vigilante living in a dystopic religious society plots to get revenge against the religions in power. Meanwhile, a privileged artist spirals toward depression due to her strained relationship with her mother. Simultaneously, a young man tries to cope with heartache, and a deeply religious
Calling, The (2009)
A university student suddenly decides to become a Benedictine nun.
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation (2008)
Examines Australian "Ozploitation" genre cinema from the 1970s and 1980s, as well as the auteurs and actors who brought the films to life. In 1971, with the introduction of the R-certificate, Australia's censorship regime went from repressive to progressive virtually overnight. This cultural explosi
Gigolos, The (2007)
A gigolo and his valet search for love and friendship in the twilight world of the London male escort industry. Sacha is the favorite young gigolo of the over-50s set of Mayfair and Piccadilly neighborhoods. His clients are wealthy, smart, successful and willing pay the big bucks for sex.
Diana & Me (1998) as (Cameo Appearance)
Diana Spencer was born on the same day as a more famous Diana Spencer, Princess Di. She wins a trip to meet her "twin," but is waylaid when she falls in love with a paparazzi en route.
Romance and Rejection (1997) as Mike'S Mother
Mike is a thirtysomething composer who wants to write symphonies but is stuck doing commercial jingles. Things start to look up for him when he meets a French girl, Sara and goes on holiday with her. However, the surprise appearance of his mother who walked out on his father 35 years ago provides an
Illusions (1992) as Dr Sanders
An emotionally fragile woman suspects her husband and his sister of being closer than siblings ought.
En Handfull tid (1989) as Susan Walker
An old man escapes from a rest home to search for his past and the opportunity to correct a wrong committed during his youth.
Fate (1989)
A man falls in love with a fashion model and takes her on an adventurous journey with some help from a mystical source.
Diamond's Edge (1988) as Lauren Bacardi
A would-be private eye and his younger brother are embroiled in an international caper.
Summer Story, A (1988) as Mrs Narracombe
A man discovers that the woman he deserted has died of a broken heart.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as Voice Of Superman'S Mother
Superman (Christopher Reeve) receives a request to end nuclear proliferation, and the Man of Steel goes into action. He rounds up every nuclear missile in the world and then hurls the collection into the sun for a resounding explosion. But his Clark Kent persona has other problems as The Daily Planet has been bought by unscrupulous David Warfield (Sam Wanamaker) who is only interested in turning the newspaper into a sleazy tabloid. Lacy (Mariel Hemingway), Warfield''s sexy daughter, however, has eyes for Kent and gets Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) to fix her up with him.
PrettyKill (1987) as Toni
Mio min Mio (1987) as The Weaver Woman
Daemon (1986) as Rachel
Melancholia (1986) as Catherine
An expatriate German artist living in London, once active in student politics, is called upon by a former acquaintance to assassinate a South American doctor known to have tortured a political activist.
Loophole (1986) as Dinah Booker
Christmas Carol, A (1984) as Mrs Cratchit
In this lavishly acclaimed, and equally lavish production of the Dickens classic that has been placed on a mantle beside the great film versions of the perennial story, George C. Scott's interpretation of Ebenezer Scrooge, mined for its riches and winning the actor an Emmy nomination, gives the char
Nelly's Version (1983) as Narration
Montgomery Clift (1983) as Herself
Yellowbeard (1983) as Lady Churchill
Superman II (1981) as Lara Jor-El
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
Awakening, The (1980) as Jane Turner
An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen.
Falling in Love Again (1980) as Sue Lewis
When Harry begins to miss his roots, he packs his family and heads to his old neighborhood to recapture the memories of growing up in the "good old days." The heartwarming romance with his first love rekindles old feelings.
Golden Gate Murders, The (1979) as Sister Benecia
Gruff detective Janssen reluctantly joins with nun York to prove that a priest's fall from the Golden Gate Bridge was murder instead of the official verdict of suicide. This had all the look of a pilot to a prospective and somewhat off-beat series, and has been shown theatrically overseas as "Specte
Long Shot (1978) as Actress
Superman:The Movie (1978) as Lara Jor-El
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor''''s criminal plots.
The Shout (1978) as Rachel Fielding
A married man protects his marriage from a mysterious traveler who can kill with a shout.
Silent Partner, The (1978) as Julie Carver
This is an imaginative plot, yet one with which the viewer can readily identify. A bank teller (Elliot Gould) is held up at gun point in his bank. Luckily for him he receives a clue that this is going to occur and diverts most of the cash into his own safety deposit box, leaving only a nominal amount for the crook (Christopher Plummer). The ruse works well, but for the fact that the crook resents the fact that he has been outsmarted. There ensues a terrific battle of wits involving the clever but basically "moral" teller, and the cunning and totally uninhibited bank robber, which involves several other people in ways which cannot be revealed here.
Sky Riders (1976) as Ellen Bracken
Ellen is the wife of an international industrialist. She and her two children are kidnapped from their home in Athens and taken to an abandoned monestary by a group of terrorists. The monestary is located on a high cliff that is hard to access, and the police attempt a rescue, but fail. Soon after this, Ellen''s ex-husband Jim enters the fight and has the idea of using hang-gliding riders from a flying circus to save the children. Jim and the circus members glide in by night to get his ex-wife and children back. .
Eliza Fraser (1976) as Eliza Fraser
That Lucky Touch (1975) as Diana Richardson
A European arms dealer (Roger Moore) meets a liberated woman journalist (Susannah York), who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a NATO war games meeting. Needless to say, the two meet and make sparks. A rather simple love story ensues.
Conduct Unbecoming (1975) as Mrs Scarlett
Maids, The (1974) as Claire
A film version of Genet's play. Two maids, Solange and Claire, hate their employers and, while they are out, take turns at dressing up as Madame and insulting her.
Gold (1974) as Terry Steyner
Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the unscrupulous owners to make a killing in the international gold market.
images (1972) as Cathryn
A woman struggling with insanity can''''t tell reality from fantasy.
X Y & Zee (1972) as Stella
A possessive woman fights to end her husband's affair with a younger woman.
Jane Eyre (1971) as Jane Eyre
A lavish, first color filming of Charlotte Bronte''s classic Gothic romance with Emmy-nominated performances by George C. Scott and Susannah York highlighting this ninth screen version of the tale. It also had been staged several times on live television -- a "Studio One" adaptation in 1949, for one, starred Charlton Heston at the very beginning of his career. John Williams'' score for this TV film earned him an Emmy nomination in addition to those given to its two stars for acting.
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971) as Penelope Ryan
Brotherly Love (1970) as Hilary Dow
A woman''''s marriage is destroyed by her incestuous relationship with her brother.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Alice
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) as Eleanor
This film offers a series of vignettes based on British involvement in World War I, as seen through the eyes of a working-class family.
Battle of Britain (1969) as Section Officer Maggie Harvey
England defends itself against the Nazi Blitz.
Lock Up Your Daughters (1969) as Hilaret
Three sailors on leave turn a British town upside down.
Sebastian (1968) as Becky
A British mathematician, working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with another decrypter. This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.
Duffy (1968) as Segolene
A playboy tries to rob his father with the help of a gentleman crook.
The Killing of Sister George (1968) as Alice "Childie" McNaught
A radio star''''s outrageous behavior costs her her job and her lover.
A Man for All Seasons (1966) as Margaret More
A devout scholar gets caught in the middle of Henry VIII's plans to break with the Catholic Church.
Kaleidoscope (1966) as Angel McGinnis
A pretty girl lures a luckless gambler into a dangerous poker game.
Sands of the Kalahari (1965) as Grace Monckton
Survivors of a desert plane crash turn on each other.
The 7th Dawn (1964) as Candace
A World War II veteran stays behind in Malaya to fight off Communist insurgents.
Tom Jones (1963) as Sophie Western
In this adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel, a country boy in 18th-century England becomes a playboy.
There Was a Crooked Man (1962) as Ellen
When a law-abiding demolition expert is duped by a gang of criminals into helping them he is caught and jailed. When he is released he goes straight and then notices a leading citizen in his town is cheating his neighbours.
Freud (1962) as Cecily Koertner
This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the live of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by always the same nightmare.
Loss of Innocence (1961) as Joss Grey
A European vacation turns a teenaged girl into a woman.
Tunes of Glory (1960) as Morag Sinclair
When a popular colonel loses a promotion, it sets the stage for conflict with his new superior officer.

Writer (feature film)

Falling in Love Again (1980) as Screenwriter
When Harry begins to miss his roots, he packs his family and heads to his old neighborhood to recapture the memories of growing up in the "good old days." The heartwarming romance with his first love rekindles old feelings.

Music (feature film)

Diamond's Edge (1988) as Song Performer ("My Little Guy")
A would-be private eye and his younger brother are embroiled in an international caper.

Cast (special)

Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre: A 20th Anniversary Special (1991)
A special commemorating the 20th anniversary of the PBS drama series "Masterpiece Theatre." Includes highlights from past performances and reminiscences by actors who appeared in the series.
Man From the Pru, The (1991) as Amy Wallace
A mystery-drama based on a still-unsolved 1931 murder. A collection agent for England's Prudential Assurance Society is accused of his wife's bludgeon murder, found guilty and sentenced to hang, then acquitted on appeal.
Star Quality (1987) as Lorraine Barry
The first of five adaptations of short stories by Noel Coward presented under the umbrella title, "Noel Coward Short Stories." The first story, "Star Quality," is set in London and Manchester shortly after World War II and deals with a temperamental stage star and the director who seems to have a ta

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

American Roulette (1988) as Herself

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