Here is the story of the 77-years-old American soap opera actress, Susan Flannery who devoted her entire life to the film industry.
Susan Flannery is an Emmy-winning American actress, known for her roles in the daytime dramas The Bold and The Beautiful and Days of Our Lives.
Through her career as an actor and film director, she has accumulated quite a lot of money. Well, in this section, we will reveal you all about her net worth, career, awards including her personal life!
Susan Flannery is a former American soap opera actress who has portrayed many iconic roles throughout her career. She is most known for her role as Dr. Laura Spencer Horton on Days of Our Lives (1966-1975) and for her role as Stephanie Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful (1987-2012).
The 77-years-old American soap opera actress Susan Flannery
The 77-year-old actress made her acting debut in 1963 following her graduation appearing in an episode of a television series called ‘Burke's Law’ where she played Lily’s Secretary. She then appeared in many movies as well as did guest appearances in many series as well.
Susan Flannery's cast as Dr. Laura Spencer in the famous series The Day Of Our Lives
In 1964 she played the role of Nancy Rossman in the series Slattery’s People and also appeared in 3 episodes of the series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea where she played the role of Katie. She has appeared in other shows such as Death Valley Days, Ben Casey before landing a role on the series that made her a known to people.
Susan Flannery's career took a high road from the show The Bold And Beautiful; Susan with the cast members
In 1966, Flannery was cast as Dr. Laura Spencer Horton in the award-winning show Days of Our Lives. She played Dr. Laura from 1966 till 1975. During her time in DOOL, she met writer and daytime legend William J. Bell, who later cast her in the daytime soap called The Bold And The Beautiful, in 1987. Her role in the soap made her a household name.
Susan Flannery, a director of The Bold And The Beautiful
Flannery was also a regular director on the show who played the role of Stephanie for 25 years and decided to leave the show in 2012. In the show, Stephanie suffers from lung cancer which leads her to death.
The 2003 Emmy Awards winner in The Bold And The Beautiful, Susan Flannery
After leaving the show, the queen of soap opera decided to take a break from her acting career due to bad health. Besides, the veteran actress has also appeared in two episodes of ABC’s hit series called Hope & Faith in 2004.
Check out a clip of a movie played by Susan Flannery in The Bold And The Beautiful!
She has also dived in the field of direction and besides directing few episodes in The Bold and the Beautiful; she has also directed the October 13, 2008, episode of Guiding Light. She has also appeared in movies such as Guns of Diablo, The Towering Inferno, The Gumball Rally, Anatomy of Seduction and Money on the side.
Susan Flannery won her first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1975 for her role in Days of Our Lives. Again in 2000, 2002, and 2003, she won an Emmy for her role in the show The Bold and The Beautiful.
Susan with the Annual Daytime Emmy Award for her role in The Bold and the Beautiful
In 1975 she also won Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year category for her role in The Towering Inferno. In 2010, on the internet blog called We Love Soaps, Susan came in at #1 in the top 50 Soap Actresses of All-time poll.
Here's the clip where Susan won the Outstanding Lead category in 2003 Daytime Emmys in The Bold And The Beautiful;
Susan was also nominated twice for Directors Guild of America Award for her work in The Bold and The Beautiful.
36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Press Room
Well, all the awards and appreciation she has gained is completely an outcome of her endeavor and talent.
Susan Flannery is a brilliant actress and director. She has proved her versatility as an actress by playing plenty of roles during her golden age.
Here's the interview of Susan taken by David Martin;
Susan who has won many awards currently has a net worth of $6 million which is no surprise considering her dedication as an actress as well as a director.
Susan Flannery is the mother of her adopted child, Blaise, a daughter
Revealing her personal life she is still single. There are no reports on her love affair or marital status. We only know of the fact that she has adopted a child. And at the moment she is living blissfully with her daughter, Blaise in Santa Barbara, California.