Friday, July 6, 2012

"Gal" Friday (and "Classic Cutie")! Susan Strasberg

The late actress, Susan Strasberg enjoyed an almost forty year acting career in popular Hollywood films such as Picnic and Stage Struck, but she also regularly appeared in various genre flicks like Taste of Fear (1961), Rollercoaster (1977), The Manitou (1978) and Bloody Birthday (1981). Strasberg had a prolific career in television with guest roles in The Virginian, The Invaders, Bonanza, The F.B.I., Breaking Point, Burke's Law, The Streets of San Francisco, Night Gallery, McCloud, Alias Smith & Jones, The Big Valley, Remington Steele, and The Rockford Files. Strasberg wrote two best-selling books. “Bittersweet” an autobiography and “Marilyn and Me: Sisters, Rivals, Friends” about Strasberg's friendship with Marilyn Monroe, whom she considered a surrogate sister. After battling breast cancer for a number of years, lovely and talented Susan Strasberg passed away in 1999.

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