Susan Flannery

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BIRTHDATE: July 31

BIRTHPLACE: New York, NY

YEARS ON SHOW: 1987-present (original cast member)


Susan Flannery was raised in New York City in a brownstone on East 51st Street. Flannery knew she wanted to be an actress from a young age, and she went on to receive her BFA in theater at Stevens College in Missouri, as well as attended graduate school before venturing out to Hollywood. Before landing a role on B&B, Flannery racked up many other credits (and awards), including DAYS, DALLAS and a hot role in The Towering Inferno. Flannery has won four Daytime Emmys and a Golden Globe. She currently lives in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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Random facts

  • She is a licensed pilot.
  • She regularly directs episodes of B&B and earned a Director's Guild Award nomination in 1995.
  • Her close friends include Ian Buchanan (ex-Duke, GH; ex-Greg, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-James, B&B) and Finola Hughes (ex-Anna/Alex, AMC and GH).
  • She has two Labrador retrievers.
  • A travel lover, Flannery once went around the world with Buchanan, visiting Egypt, Russia and China.

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