Susan Michaela Sullivan (born November 18, 1942) is an American actress, with credits in daytime and primetime programs. Inscribed Photograph, n.d. - 4 x 6 color photo calling card written in the hand of the author with blk ink pen. Overall, very fine condition.
Sullivan is best known for her roles as Lenore Curtin Delaney on the daytime soap opera Another World (1971–1976), as Lois Adams in the ABC sitcom It’s a Living (1980-1981), as Maggie Gioberti Channing on the primetime soap opera Falcon Crest (1981–1989), as Kitty Montgomery on ABC sitcom Dharma & Greg (1997–2002), and as Martha Rodgers in Castle (2009–present).
Sullivan was born in New York City, the daughter of Helen (Rockett) and Brendan Sullivan, an advertising executive.
She was raised in the Long Island village of Freeport, Nassau County, New York, where she graduated from Freeport High School in 1960. She earned a BA in drama from Hofstra University in 1964.
She got her acting start in the 1960s playing opposite Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway play Jimmy Shine. She landed a contract with Universal Studios in 1969, guest-starring on several shows. It was during this time that she played parts in daytime dramas.
She played the role of Maggie Porter in the television drama Rich Man, Poor Man Book II.
She played Dr. Julie Farr in Having Babies from 1978 to 1979, and was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, which was made into two television movies and later a short-lived weekly series in 1978. In 1980, she appeared on the sitcom It’s a Living, playing head waitress Lois Adams.
She currently co-stars alongside Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic and Molly Quinn in Castle. Her character Martha Rodgers' acting career has somewhat paralleled her own, including references to appearances on soap operas. A clip of Sullivan's appearance in the pilot film for The Incredible Hulk has been shown onscreen, alleged to be Rodgers' appearance on the series.