Two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Susan Sullivan is well known to television audiences for her starring roles in the long running hits Dharma & Greg
and Falcon Crest
. She has also made numerous guest appearances, including in Two and a Half Men
, The Nine
and Judging Amy
Born in New York, Sullivan attended Hofstra University on a drama scholarship. On Broadway she starred in Jimmy Shine
, opposite Dustin Hoffman, and in The Beauty Part
. Off Broadway she played the leads in The Fourth Wall
and Buffalo Ga
l. She toured with the L.A. Theatre Works production of The Pentagon Papers
. Her extensive list of regional theater credits includes Fifth of July
at the Mark Taper Forum and the National Touring Company's production of Uncle Vanya
, as well as The Three Sisters
. Sullivan also appeared in Twelfth Night
and The Winter's Tale
for PBS. She is a member of both the Matrix and Antaeus Theatre companies in Los Angeles.
In addition to her series roles, Sullivan has starred in numerous features and made-for-television movies, including My Best Friend's Wedding
, The Incredible Hulk
, A Perfect Stranger
and Rich Man, Poor Man
A founding member of the Celebrity Action Council at the Los Angeles Mission, Sullivan has served on the Board of the Felice Foundation and been a spokesperson for the National Hospice Foundation and Save the Children.
Sullivan is bi-coastal and shares her life with noted psychologist and author Dr. Connell Cowan and a couple of finicky feline friends.