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Susanna Thompson
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Susanna Thompson

It was a poetry class that first drew Susanna Thompson to acting. Her fifth grade teacher, Mr. Connie Baucum, eventually guided her into community theater. She continued to study acting in high school, earning a drama scholarship to San Diego State University. As part of her undergraduate study, Thompson had the unique pleasure of appearing in Dogg's Hamlet and Cahoot's Macbeth under the co-direction of Tony Award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard.

Susanna Thompson has earned numerous film, television, and stage credits. On the big screen, she has appeared in Random Hearts, in which she played Harrison Ford's wife; Ghosts of Mississippi with Alec Baldwin, When a Man Loves a Woman with Andy Garcia and Meg Ryan, and Little Giants.

Thompson starred in the made-for-television remake of the film classic High Noon, in which she played Amy Fowler, the role that Grace Kelly made famous. Her other television credits include NYPD Blue, Chicago Hope, and The X-Files, in addition to a recurring role as the Borg Queen in the series Star Trek: Voyager.Nominated for Best Actress by the San Diego Critics Circle for her role as Agnes in Agnes of God, Thompson's other stage work includes Three Sisters, Hayfever, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Real Thing.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Susanna Thompson Facts

BirthdayJanuary 27, 1958 (64)
BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.