Susan Tyrrell

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Susan Tyrrell
Born Susan Jillian Creamer
March 18, 1945(1945-03-18)
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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