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Born: December 10, 1952 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pekin, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, model

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Susan Dey has been a regular sight on the small screen since her debut, at age 18, on "The Partridge Family." As Laurie, the pretty, sensible, eldest daughter and keyboardist of the traveling musical clan, she exuded an earnest, slightly gawky charm, even when her braces were wreaking havoc with the group's electrical equipment in a memorable episode.

Susan Dey has been a regular sight on the small screen since her debut, at age 18, on "The Partridge Family." As Laurie, the pretty, sensible, eldest daughter and keyboardist of the traveling musical clan, she exuded an earnest, slightly gawky charm, even when her braces were wreaking havoc with the group's electrical equipment in a memorable episode.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Disappearance (2002) Patty Henley
2.
 Bridge of Time (1997) Madeline Armstrong
3.
 Blue River (1995) Mrs Sellers
4.
 Deadly Love (1995) Rebecca Barnes
5.
 Beyond Betrayal (1994) Joanna Mathews/Emma Doyle
6.
 Whose Child Is This? The War For Baby Jessica (1993) Roberta "Robby" Deboer
7.
 Love, Lies and Lullabies (1993) Christina Kinsey
8.
 Bed of Lies (1992) Vickie Daniel
9.
 That's Adequate (1989) Southern Belle
10.
 I Love You Perfect (1989) Christina Tyson
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Was model before breaking into acting
1970:
Played Laurie Partridge on the musical sitcom, "The Partridge Family" (ABC)
1972:
Feature film debut in a supporting role in "Skyjacked"
1973:
TV-movie debut in "Terror on the Beach" (CBS)
1974:
Voiced Laurie Partridge on the CBS animated cartoon, "Partridge Family: 2200 A.D."
1977:
Played Jane Benson on the short-lived CBS sitcom, "Loves Me, Loves Me Not"
1977:
First leading role in a feature, "First Love"
1978:
Starred as Jo March in the NBC miniseries "Little Women"
1983:
Played Celia Warren on the CBS drama, "Emerald Point N.A.S."
1985:
Received top billing opposite Tom Hulce in the feature, "Echo Park"
1986:
Portrayed lawyer Grace Van Owen on the NBC drama, "L.A. Law"
1989:
Starred in the ABC TV-movie, "I Love You Perfect," also received first time producing credit
1992:
Cast as Wallis 'Wally' Porter on the CBS sitcom, "Love and War"
1993:
Left "Love and War" citing "creative differences" with the producers
1994:
Portrayed an abused wife in the TV-movie "Beyond Betrayal" (CBS)
1997:
Starred in Fox TV-movie, "Bridge of Time"
2004:
Guest-starred in two episodes of NBC's "Third Watch," as a fire department psychiatrist
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husband:
Leonard Hirshan. Agent. Married in 1976; divorced in 1981.
husband:
Bernard Sofronski. Producer. Married in 1988.

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father:
Robert Smith. Newspaper editor.
mother:
Gail Smith.
daughter:
Sarah Hirshan.

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