Susan Batson

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Susan Batson
Born Roxbury, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Film, television actress, author, acting coach, producer
Years active 1965-present
Website http://www.susanbatsonstudionyc.com/

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.[2] Susan Batson is considered one of the most significant coaches in the world.[3]

Filmography[edit]

As an actress[edit]

[4]

  • 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 Susan Batson Studio[5] 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. 
  2. ^ https://www.amazon.com/Truth-Personas-Building-Creating-Characters/dp/0615904904
  3. ^ http://www.susanbatsonstudionyc.com/susan-batson
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0061250/#actress
  5. ^ http://www.susanbatsonstudionyc.com

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