Susan Tyrrell

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Susan Tyrrell
Susan Tyrrell 1970.jpg
Born Susan Jillian Creamer
(1945-03-18)March 18, 1945
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died June 16, 2012(2012-06-16) (aged 67)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Cause of death Blood disease
Occupation Actress, writer, painter
Years active 1964–2012
Home town New York City, New York, U.S.

Susan Tyrrell (born Susan Jillian Creamer; March 18, 1945 – June 16, 2012[1]) was an American actress, painter, and writer. She is known for her Best Supporting Actress Oscar-nominated performance as Oma in Fat City, and for her role as Ramona Rickettes in the John Waters movie Cry-Baby.[2][3] In 2000, she was diagnosed with thrombocythemia which led to amputation of both her legs below the knee. She spent the years painting and writing.

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  1. Odam, Matthew. "Actress Susan Tyrell Dies at 67". Austin Movie Blog. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  2. Daniel E. Slotnik (June 21, 2012). "Susan Tyrrell, Oscar Nominee, Dies at 67". The New York Times. 
  3. Corinne Heller (June 19, 2012). "Susan Tyrrell of 'Cry-Baby,' 'Fat City,' dies at age 67". 

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