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Susan Tyrrell is a Actor American born on 18 march 1945 at San Francisco (USA)

Susan Tyrrell

Susan Tyrrell
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Birth name Susan Jillian Creamer
Nationality USA
Birth 18 march 1945 at San Francisco (USA)
Death 16 june 2012 (at 67 years) at Austin (USA)

Susan Tyrrell (born Susan Jillian Creamer; March 18, 1945 – June 16, 2012), was an American actress who appeared in dozens of film, stage and television productions over a forty-year career, and had considerable success as a character actress. Born in San Francisco, California, Tyrrell began acting in theater in New York City in the 1960s, where she was in numerous Broadway and off Broadway productions before her film debut in 1971's Shoot Out. Her performance as Oma in John Huston's Fat City (1972) the following year earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1978, Tyrrell received the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Andy Warhol's Bad (1977). Consisting of nearly 80 film and television credits, her work includes Forbidden Zone (1980), Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981), Night Warning (1982), Angel (1984) and its sequel, Avenging Angel (1985) and Cry-Baby (1990).
After nearly-eighty television and film appearances, the actress succumbed to the rare blood disease essential thrombocythemia, in 2012.

Biography

In early 2000, Tyrrell lost both legs below the knees as a result of blood clots from the rare blood disease essential thrombocythemia. The same year, Johnny Depp hosted a benefit at the Viper Room to help defray Tyrrell's medical bills. Megan Mullally, Jack Black and Chloe Webb were among those that attended.

In 2008, the actress moved to Austin, Texas, to be closer to her niece, Amy Sweet, and died there on June 16, 2012. According to Sweet, Tyrrell kept a journal; a January 2012 entry read, "I demand my death be joyful and I never return again." Following her death, she was cremated and her ashes scattered.

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Filmography of Susan Tyrrell (46 films)

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Actress

Kid-Thing
Kid-Thing (2012)
, 1h23
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Susan Tyrrell, Heather Kafka
Roles Esther
Rating62% 3.146243.146243.146243.146243.14624
Ten-year-old Annie lives with her father Marvin on a goat farm somewhere in Texas. Annie is often boring, she has no pleasure for school and her alcoholic addict father does not care about her. Since Marvin spends time with Demolition Derby and his goats, Annie has to deal all the time alone. Out of sheer boredom makes daytime forays through the house, rioted in father's store room or makes a telephone prank at an auto repair shop. The additional daily routine consists of only forays into the countryside, where Annie lives out her lust for destruction. In this process, she destroyed some objects lying around in the area, the tree trunks are chopped, crushed maggots, toilet bowls and a birthday cake one sitting in the wheel-chair girl smashed with a baseball bat and took her gift, a large colorful lollipop is smashed or shot at bullshit and cow carcasses with a paintball gun. Also bananas are not spared from it and blasted with firecrackers.
Flexing with Monty, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Horror
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality
Actors Trevor Goddard, Sally Kirkland, Susan Tyrrell
Roles Mrs. Nog (voice)
Rating39% 1.9617051.9617051.9617051.9617051.961705
Monty, a physical education instructor at a local university, lives with his teenage brother, Bertin, whom he has raised alone. Monty is obsessed with body building and he compulsively works out every day. Lilith, a mysterious woman, enters the brothers' lives and she pits Monty against Bertin, forcing the two brothers into conflict.
Masked and Anonymous, 1h52
Directed by Larry Charles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Bob Dylan, Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Penélope Cruz, Luke Wilson, Jessica Lange
Roles Ella the Fortune Teller
Rating53% 2.651032.651032.651032.651032.65103
An iconic rock legend, Jack Fate (Bob Dylan), is bailed out of prison to perform a one-man benefit concert for a decaying future North American society. The film touches on many subjects from the futility of politics, the confusion of loosely strung government conspiracies, and the chaos created by both anarchy and Nineteen Eighty-Four-styled totalitarianism. It further reflects on life, dreams, and God's place in a seemingly increasingly chaotic world.
Buddy Boy
Buddy Boy (2000)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Aidan Gillen, Emmanuelle Seigner, Susan Tyrrell, Mark Boone Junior, Harry Groener, Tim DeKay
Roles Sal
Rating62% 3.1444453.1444453.1444453.1444453.144445
The film's title character, Francis, lives with his invalid, abusive mother in a dingy tenement apartment, and has suffered a life of unrelenting misfortune and brutality, further impacted by a stutter. Over time, he has withdrawn from the world and into himself, silently observing others rather than interacting with them. His only solace has been his Catholic faith, but he has begun to question his belief in a loving God who could countenance so much evil and pain. When he discovers he can see into the apartment of a beautiful, mysterious woman from his own back stairs, Francis cannot stop watching her, even after he meets her and they become romantically involved. Unable or unwilling to believe that she could actually love him, he becomes ever more obsessive in his voyeurism. And it is what Francis sees – or thinks he sees – that leads ultimately to his undoing.
Relax... It's Just Sex, 1h50
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Elena Anaya, Mitchell Anderson, Seymour Cassel, Natasha Yarovenko, Eddie García, Lori Petty
Roles Alicia Pillsbury
Rating66% 3.344373.344373.344373.344373.34437
A diverse group of couples, lesbians, gays and straights, all frequent a local bar and struggle to accept each other's lifestyles.
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction, 1h35
Directed by Kurt Voss
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Thriller, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Jaime Pressly, Michael Des Barres, Greg Vaughan, Susan Tyrrell, Athena Massey, Susan Ward
Roles Mrs. B
Rating48% 2.40252.40252.40252.40252.4025
In 1987 Ivan and Catherine Greer live with their 9-year-old daughter, Joy, their housekeeper, Rebecca, and her two daughters, Ivy, 9, and Violet, 8. The three young girls live as sisters, but the more rambunctious Ivy is bored by their childish games of tea and rejoices at Ivan's unexpected early day return from the office, saying, "There's going to be fireworks."
Powder
Powder (1995)
, 1h51
Directed by Victor Salva
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy
Actors Sean Patrick Flanery, Jeff Goldblum, Mary Steenburgen, Lance Henriksen, Bradford Tatum, Brandon Mychal Smith
Roles Maxine
Rating66% 3.303423.303423.303423.303423.30342
Jeremy "Powder" Reed is an albino young man who has incredible intellect and is able to sense the thoughts of the people around him. Jeremy's brain possesses a powerful electromagnetic charge, which causes electrical objects to function abnormally when he is around them, as well as when he becomes emotional. The electrical charge also prevents hair from growing on his body. Jeremy's mother was struck by lightning while pregnant with him; she died shortly after the strike, but Jeremy survived. His father disowned him shortly after his premature birth, and he was raised by his grandparents. Jeremy lived in the basement and worked on their farm, never leaving their property and learning everything he knew from books. He is taken from his home when his grandfather is found dead of natural causes. Jessie Caldwell (Mary Steenburgen), a child services psychologist, takes him to a boys' home because he is now effectively a ward of the state.
Motorama
Motorama (1993)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Martha Quinn, Susan Tyrrell, Drew Barrymore, John Laughlin, John Diehl, Robert Picardo
Roles Bartender
Rating62% 3.1035953.1035953.1035953.1035953.103595
Gus, un jeune garçon âgé de 10 ans, fuit le domicile familial pour parcourir l'Amérique au volant d'une voiture volée, s'arrêtant aux stations-service pour obtenir des cartes du jeu de grattage Motorama, dans l'espoir d'obtenir les huit cartes qui lui permettront de gagner le magot de 500 millions de dollars.
Cry-Baby
Cry-Baby (1990)
, 1h25
Directed by John Waters
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about families, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, James Intveld, Susan Tyrrell, Rachel Sweet
Roles Ramona Rickettes
Rating64% 3.2499353.2499353.2499353.2499353.249935
In 1954 Baltimore, Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker is the leader of a gang of "drapes", which includes his sister Pepper, a teenage mother, Mona "Hatchet Face" Malnorowski, who is facially disfigured, Wanda Woodward, who is constantly embarrassed by her yuppie parents, and Milton Hackett, Hatchet Face's devoted boyfriend. His ability to shed a single tear drives all the girls wild. One day after school, he is approached by Allison Vernon-Williams, a pretty girl tired of being a "square", and the two fall in love. That same day, Cry-Baby approaches the "square" part of town to a talent show at the recreation center where Allison's grandmother hosts events, and introduces himself to her, who is skeptical of his motives. Cry-Baby invites Allison to a party at Turkey Point, a local hangout spot for the drapes.
Rockula
Rockula (1990)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance
Themes Musical films, Comedy horror films
Actors Dean Cameron, Toni Basil, Susan Tyrrell, Tony Cox, Rick Zumwalt, Bill Brochtrup
Roles Chuck the Bartender
Rating52% 2.603882.603882.603882.603882.60388
Ralph Lavie (Dean Cameron) is a friendly vampire. He's 400 years old and still lives with his mother, Phoebe (Toni Basil), who is also a vampire. Ralph is living under a curse. After meeting Mona, the girl of his dreams, 308 years ago Ralph lost her after she was killed by her jealous boyfriend, a pirate. Since that time Mona has been reincarnated every 22 years, only to fall in love with Ralph and die under the exact same circumstances (killed on Halloween by a rhinestone-peg-legged pirate wielding a giant hambone). Ralph, weary of the whole thing, vows to stay locked in his room and not meet Mona again until after Halloween, much to the chagrin of his sentient and libidinous reflection (another side effect of the curse).
Far from Home, 1h26
Directed by Meiert Avis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Themes Films about writers
Actors Drew Barrymore, Matt Frewer, Jennifer Tilly, Dick Miller, Karen Austin, Anthony Rapp
Roles Agnes Reed
Rating55% 2.752922.752922.752922.752922.75292
Charlie Cox (Matt Frewer) is a divorced writer who lives in Los Angeles. Charlie and his daughter Joleen (Drew Barrymore) are on their way home from a cross country vacation when they run out of gas in Banco, Nevada—a small town located in a remote part of the desert.
Tapeheads
Tapeheads (1988)
, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Actors John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Mary Crosby, Clu Gulager, Doug McClure, Jessica Walter
Roles Nikki Morton
Rating56% 2.8482452.8482452.8482452.8482452.848245
After losing their jobs as security guards, best friends Ivan (John Cusack) and Josh (Tim Robbins) start a music video production company called "Video Aces". When they meet their childhood heroes, 1970s soul duo The Swanky Modes (Sam Moore and Junior Walker), Ivan and Josh concoct a scheme to give them a new audience by hijacking a Menudo concert, getting them to perform in Menudo's place, and broadcasting it live across the country on a television satellite hook-up.