September 11, 1961 |
Manhattan Beach, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Film, stage, television actress|
Susan Gibney (born September 11, 1961, Manhattan Beach, California) is an American actress. She moved to Webster, New York at a young age, returned to California to live several times, returning to Webster in 2004. She graduated from Buffalo State College with a major in theater, and later earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama. She had a recurring role as Assistant District Attorney Renee Walcott on Crossing Jordan and her portrayal of Dr. Leah Brahms on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Commander Erika Benteen on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Star Trek involvement
Gibney has a history of involvement in the Star Trek TV series, some of it behind the scenes. She appeared twice on Star Trek: The Next Generation as Dr. Leah Brahms in the episodes Booby Trap and, Galaxy's Child. In both these episodes she was Geordi's love interest. She is mentioned as being Geordi's wife in the alternative future in All Good Things. She also appeared on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, in the episodes "Homefront" and "Paradise Lost", as Erika Benteen. She was considered for the role of Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager, but did not get the role. She was later considered for the role of Seven of Nine and tested twice.
- 1996: The Great White Hype (as Vivian)
- 1997-2000: Diagnosis: Murder, Seasons 5–7 (as Tanis Archer)
- 2004: Happy Family as Maggie Harris