|Born||Susan Jillian Creamer
March 18, 1945
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Died||June 16, 2012
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Cause of death||Blood disease|
|Occupation||Actress, writer, painter|
|Home town||New York City, New York, U.S.|
Susan Tyrrell (born Susan Jillian Creamer; March 18, 1945 – June 16, 2012) 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. 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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- Odam, Matthew. "Actress Susan Tyrell Dies at 67". Austin Movie Blog. http://www.austin360.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/austinmovies/entries/2012/06/18/actress_susan_tyrrell_dies_at.html?cxntfid=blogs_austin_movie_blog. Retrieved 2012-06-18.
- Daniel E. Slotnik (June 21, 2012). "Susan Tyrrell, Oscar Nominee, Dies at 67". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/21/movies/susan-tyrrell-oscar-nominee-dies-at-67.html.
- Corinne Heller (June 19, 2012). "Susan Tyrrell of 'Cry-Baby,' 'Fat City,' dies at age 67". OnTheRedCarpet.com. http://www.ontheredcarpet.com/Susan-Tyrrell-of-Cry-Baby--Fat-City--dies-at-age-67/8707259.