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Susan Tyrrell (1945 - )
Lifespan: 1945 -
Related: actress - American cinema
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Susan Tyrrell (born March 18, 1945 in San Francisco, California, USA) is an American actress. Her best known role is as Oma in Fat City, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress in 1972. Her movie debut was in the film Shoot Out (1971).
In early 2000, she suffered the loss of both legs as a result of blood clots due to the rare blood disease essential thrombocythemia.
She is sometime credited as Susan Tyrell. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Tyrrell [Aug 2005]
Tyrrell also starred in Marco Ferreri's impressive Tales of Ordinary Madness. A scene of which described as follows:He (Ben Gazzara) meets a middle-aged blonde at the beach (played with incredibly believable mania by Susan Tyrrell in an unforgettable performance) who lures Serking to her apartment for a few bouts of rough sex and rape fantasies before calling the police on him and having him arrested for "carnal violence." --Nick Burton http://www.pifmagazine.com/SID/788/ [Aug 2005]In another scene from Tales, Ornella Muti sidles up to Gazzara at the bar, full of world-weariness and self-loathing, and in a scene of Bunuelian cruelty, promptly takes a huge safety pin and pushes it straight through both of her cheeks. --Nick Burton http://www.pifmagazine.com/SID/788/ [Aug 2005]
see also: actress - 1980 - film
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