Susan Batson

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Susan Batson
Born Roxbury, Massachusetts
Occupation Film, television actress, author, acting coach

Susan Batson is an American producer, actress, author, acting coach, and a life member of the Actors Studio.[1] Susan's mother, Ruth Batson, was a noted civil rights activist. She trained with Harold Clurman, Uta Hagen, Herbert Berghof, and Lee Strasberg. She coaches actresses such as Nicole Kidman and Juliette Binoche. Susan Batson is considered one of the most significant coaches in the world.

Filmography[edit]

As an actress[edit]

  • Running Out of Time in Hollywood (2006)
  • Everyone's Depressed (2005) .... Annette
  • Pequeña muerte (2004)
  • Bamboozled (2000) .... Orchid Dothan
  • Summer of Sam (1999) .... Bed Stuy Woman Interviewed
  • Get on the Bus (1996) .... Dr. Cook
  • Girl 6 (1996) .... Acting Coach
  • Quand Fred rit (1993)
  • Law & Order .... "A Death in the Family" (1991) TV Episode .... Mavis
  • Stone Pillow (1985) (TV) .... Ruby
  • Love Child (1982) .... Brenda
  • Outside Chance (1978) (TV) .... Mavis
  • A Question of Love (1978) (TV)
  • House Calls (1978) .... Shirley
  • The Choirboys (1977) .... Sabrina
  • Good Times .... Barmaid / ... (3 episodes, 1976–1977)
    • "Thelma's Brief Encounter" (1977) TV Episode .... Waitress
    • "Florida's Night Out" (1976) TV Episode .... Barmaid
    • "J.J.'s New Career: Part 1" (1976) TV Episode .... Clerk
  • The Incredible Hulk (1977) (TV) .... Mrs. Maier
  • Police Story .... Baby Rose (1 episode, 1977)
    • "Trial Board" (1977) TV Episode .... Baby Rose
  • The Interns .... Hollie (1 episode, 1971)
    • "The Choice" (1971) TV Episode .... Hollie
  • WUSA (1970) .... Teenaged Girl
  • Gidget Grows Up (1969) (TV) .... Diana
  • Gunsmoke .... Sister Blanche (1 episode, 1969)
    • "The Sisters" (1969) TV Episode .... Sister Blanche
  • The New People .... Elisa Rhodes (1 episode, 1969)
    • "Comes the Revolution, We Use the Girls' Shower" (1969) TV Episode .... Elisa Rhodes

As a producer[edit]

  • A Raisin in the Sun (2007) (TV) (post-production) (executive producer)
  • East Broadway (2006) (completed) (producer)
  • Barnone (2001) (executive producer)

As a coach[edit]

  • Girls Town (1996) (support and inspiration) (thanks)
  • Carolina Skeletons (1991) (TV) (dialogue coach)

As crew[edit]

As self[edit]

  • Made .... Herself (1 episode, 2003)
    • "Angie Is Made into an Actress" (2003) TV Episode .... Herself

Acting coach[edit]

As an acting coach, Susan Batson has had many famous students. See Black Nexxus for her acting studio and notable students.

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Garfield (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of the Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of the Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 277. ISBN 0-02-542650-8. 

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