June 3, 1958
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Suzie Plakson (born June 3, 1958) is an American actress, singer, writer, poet, and artist. She was a regular in the sitcom Love & War, playing sportswriter Mary Margaret "Meg" Tynan. She played four characters on various Star Trek series: a Vulcan, Doctor Selar, in "The Schizoid Man" (Star Trek: The Next Generation); the half-Klingon/half-Human Ambassador K'Ehleyr in "The Emissary" (Star Trek: The Next Generation) and "Reunion" (Star Trek: The Next Generation); the Lady Q in "The Q and the Grey" (Star Trek: Voyager); and an Andorian, Tarah, in "Cease Fire" (Star Trek: Enterprise). She played the blue brontosaurus real estate agent Monica de Vertebrae on Dinosaurs as well as many other guest voices. Plakson has had various recurring roles in sitcoms such as Mad About You, Everybody Loves Raymond and How I Met Your Mother. She has acted in movies such as Disclosure, Red Eye, and Wag the Dog.
Plakson was born Susan Plaksin in Buffalo, New York, and raised in Kingston, Pennsylvania. She attended Northwestern University. She began her career on the stage, and played four characters opposite Anthony Newley in the national revival tour of Stop the World, I Want to Get Off. She also played "Marquise Theresa Du Parc" in the Broadway production of La Bête.
She wrote and performed an allegorical solo show, An Evening with Eve. Plakson penned and performed the alternative country rock album DidnWannaDoIt! produced by Jay Ferguson, and released the video of the title song on Youtube. She wrote and recorded the audiobook/e-book, The Return of King Lillian, a mythic allegory.
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