|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.
References[change | change source]
- Odam, Matthew. "Actress Susan Tyrell Dies at 67". Austin Movie Blog. Retrieved 2012-06-18.
- Daniel E. Slotnik (June 21, 2012). "Susan Tyrrell, Oscar Nominee, Dies at 67". The New York Times.
- Corinne Heller (June 19, 2012). "Susan Tyrrell of 'Cry-Baby,' 'Fat City,' dies at age 67". OnTheRedCarpet.com.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Susan Tyrrell on IMDb
- Susan Tyrrell at the Internet Broadway Database
- LA Weekly: "My So-Called Rotten Life" by Paul Cullum (11/1/2000)
- Susan Tyrrell at Find a Grave