Susan Tyrrell (born Susan Jillian Creamer; March 18, 1945 – June 16, 2012), was an American actress who appeared in dozens of film, stage and television productions over a forty-year career. Her performance as Oma in John Huston's Fat City (1972) earned her a nomination for an...Wikipedia
Age: 67 (age at death)
Born: 18th March, 1945, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 16th June, 2012, Austin, Texas, USA
Height: Height Unknown
Claim to Fame: Cry-Baby
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Actress Susan Tyrrell has died at the age of 67. Tyrrell was best known for her Oscar-nominated supporting performance as a barfly in director John Huston's 1972 boxing drama Fat City. Her eclectic filmography also included Richard Elfman's
The Forbidden Zone,
Andy Warhol's Bad, Paul Verhoeven's Flesh + Blood, and John Waters' Cry-Baby.
In 2000, the actress was diagnosed with thrombocythemia, a rare disease of the bone marrow, and had both her legs amputated. Tyrell continued to act, appearing in such projects as Masked and Anonymous and, most... Read More
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A quirky anthology, consisting of four separate short films connected by host segments. The first one...
I have the ambition of a slug. I work when I need money, which is about once a year.
I`m a loner. I don`t like beautiful people, but I find beauty in the grotesque. And in the sweet soul inside someone who has been able to get through their life without being a rat`s ass. Such people should be collected, should be swept up immediately and kept in a box of broken people. I`ve collected people my whole life. Sometimes it ends badly, but it`s absolutely never on my part. Because I know how fabulous I am. You`re just going to have to take my word for it - I`m an incredible person. I do good deeds, and I love people, but the only way I can do these things is to stay apart. Because you can just stand so much. But the people who you meet in your life, who cross your path, the ones who are decent, should be collected.
Lost both of her legs because of a rare blood disease.
According to Tyrrell, Pauline Kael once referred to her as an entire school of acting (not intended as a compliment), and Rex Reed once wrote, "She has a body like an unmade bed." Supposedly Tennessee Williams once confided to her, "My favorite actors are 50 percent male and 50 percent female. You, my dear, are neither."