Susan Flannery Bio

(Stephanie, B&B)

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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.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. She is a licensed pilot.
  2. She regularly directs episodes of B&B and earned a Director's Guild Award nomination in 1995.
  3. 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).
  4. She has two Labrador retrievers.
  5. A travel lover, Flannery once went around the world with Buchanan, visiting Egypt, Russia and China.
stories featuring
Susan Flannery
B&B Salutes Susan Flannery   Nov 14, 2012

The cast and crew of B&B created an unforgettable sendoff for Susan Flannery (...

B&B Celebrates Stephanie   Oct 15, 2012

B&B is paying tribute to its fearless matriarch, Stephanie Forrester, with a special two-week celebration...

B&B's Flannery Staying!   Aug 21, 2012

Original cast member Susan Flannery (Stephanie) reportedly asked to be written out of B&B...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Dr. Laura Spencer Horton, 1966-’75)
DALLAS (Leslie Stewart, 1981)

TV Roles
HOPE & FAITH (Laura Levisetti, 2004)
ANATOMY OF A SEDUCTION (Maggie Kane, 1979)
NIGHTMARE FOR A NIGHTINGALE (Anna Cartell, 1976)
VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (various roles, 1964-'65)


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