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March 2, 1940|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||August 27, 2004
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Breast cancer|
|Alma mater||SUNY Buffalo|
|Occupation||Actress, acting coach|
Susan Peretz (March 2, 1940 – August 27, 2004) was an American actress, best known for her performances in film and on television. Among others, she appeared in Dog Day Afternoon, Melvin and Howard, Swing Shift, and Oh, God! You Devil.
Early life and career
Born in New York City, Peretz graduated from SUNY Buffalo. She began her acting career after joining the Actors Studio, where she later served on its executive board. She also founded and taught acting at the Third Street Theatre in Los Angeles' Beverly Grove District between 1989 and 2002.
She starred in the television series Babes as Darlene Gilbert, along with guest starring roles on many TV series, including ER, Murder, She Wrote, Married... with Children, L.A. Law and Cagney and Lacey.
- Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (1973) as Miss Walsh
- Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as Angela "Angie" Wortzik
- American Raspberry (1977) as Heather
- Melvin and Howard (1980) as Chapel Owner
- Honkytonk Man (1982) as Miss Maud
- In the Custody of Strangers (1982) as Faye
- Swing Shift (1984) as Edith
- Oh, God! You Devil (1984) as Louise
- Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) as Daughter
- Retribution (1987) as Mrs. Stoller
- Sing (1989) as Mrs. Tucci
- Loose Cannons (1990) as Female tenant
- Life Happens (1996) as Sarah
- Fallen Arches (1998) as Marie
- You Are So Going to Hell! (2004) as Grace
- Break a Leg (2005) as Acting Teacher
- Barney Miller (1981) as Norma Griswald
- "Susan Peretz: Actress, acting coach". variety.com. 2004-08-31. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
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