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|Alma mater||Emerson College|
|Occupation||Actress, author, acting coach|
Batson graduated from Girls Latin School and Emerson College. Her mother, Ruth Batson (née Watson), was a noted civil rights activist. She trained with Harold Clurman, Uta Hagen, Herbert Berghof at HB Studio, and Lee Strasberg. She has coached notable actresses including Nicole Kidman and Juliette Binoche.
Batson won the 1971 OBIE Award for Distinguished Performances for her performance in AC-DC. On Broadway, she performed in George M! (1968) and The Leaf People (1975) and produced A Raisin in the Sun (2006). Batson's work in Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for her.
|1993||Quand Fred rit||Short film|
|1996||Girl 6||Acting coach|
|Get on the Bus||Dr. Cook|
|1999||Summer of Sam||Bed Stuy Woman Interviewed|
|2005||Everyone's Depressed||Annette||Short film|
|2006||Running Out of Time in Hollywood|
|1969||The New People||Elisa Rhodes||Episode: "Comes the Revolution, We Use the Girls' Shower"|
|Gunsmoke||Sister Blanche||Episode: "The Sisters"|
|Gidget Grows Up||Diana Otessa||TV movie|
|1971||The Interns||Hollie||Episode: "The Choice"|
|1976||Delvecchio||Clerk||Episode: "Good Cop"|
|All's Fair||Waitress||Episode: "The Gang Leader"|
|1977||Police Story||Baby Rose||Episode: "Trial Board"|
|The Incredible Hulk||Mrs. Maier||Episode: "The Incredible Hulk"|
|1976–77||Good Times||Waitress / Barmaid / Clerk||3 episodes|
|1978||A Question of Love||Mavis||TV movie|
|1980||Palmerstown, U.S.A.||Episode: "Palmerstown, U.S.A."|
|1985||Stone Pillow||Ruby||TV movie|
|1991||Law & Order||Mavis||Episode: "A Death in the Family"|
|2003||Made||Herself||Episode: "Angie Is Made Into an Actress"|
|2017||America's Next Top Model||Herself||Episode: "And Action!"|
- 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.
- Kelly, Kevin (January 16, 1973). "Susan Batson relives her part in 'Creation of the World'". The Boston Globe. p. 30. Retrieved January 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
- Kelly, Kevin (January 12, 1973). "Susan Batson tells her 'horror story'". The Boston Globe. p. 38. Retrieved January 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Alumni". HB Studio. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
- Batson, Susan (2013). Truth: Personas, Needs, and Flaws in the Art of Building Actors and Creating Characters. ISBN 9780615904900. OCLC 942705299.
- "OBIE Awards". American Theatre Wing and Village Voice. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
- "Susan Batson". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2021.