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( 1953 - )


( 69 yaşında 1.73 m boyunda )

Doğum Adı: Sue Giosa Yeri: Connecticut, ABD

Eşleri: (1979 -) 1 çocuk ,

Kısa Biyografi

Susan Giosa is an award-winning stage actress. Originally working under the name Sue Giosa, she has been billed as Susan Giosa since 1992. She is married to comedian, Glenn Hirsch and has a daughter, Zoe. Ms. Giosa is also a highly respected acting teacher and coach in Los Angeles who trained extensively with renowned acting teacher, Larry Moss. Susan was born in Connecticut on November 23, 1963 but was raised in New York since the age of 2. Her love for acting and the craft started at a very young age. Her mother was an actress who studied at The Actor's Studio in New York with acclaimed acting teacher Lee Strasberg. Interested in all the arts Susan trained as a classical musician starting at the age of eight. She entered college majoring in music but soon realized acting and the theatre was her first love. Susan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Queens College, City University of New York with a degree in Drama/ Theater and a minor in Dance.Ms. Giosa continued her education and received a Masters Degree in Drama-Theatre from the same university. Much of her graduate work was done in England at the prestigious acting schools in London, RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) and LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts). While there, she had the honor of performing at the world famous Edinburgh International Festival. Her graduate advisor was the late Bertram Joseph, a leading expert on William Shakespeare and his works. Her thesis, "Maureen Stapleton, The Life of an Actress", was written from personal interviews she conducted with the extraordinary stage and film actress herself.Upon completing her thesis, Susan, was privileged to study at the Warren Robertson Actor's Workshop in New York City with now renowned acting teacher and coach, Larry Moss. Moving to Los Angeles with her husband, comedian Glenn Hirsch, Susan, was thrilled that Larry Moss relocated to Santa Monica around the same time. As she continued to study with her mentor her professional career began to "take off".One month after moving to Los Angeles she was cast as Emilia the Maid in "Tamara" which became Los Angeles' longest running play, and Ms. Giosa won both the LA Drama Critic's Award and the Drama-Logue Award for her performance. This began her journey toward a diversified and rewarding career. Her first television credit was St. Elsewhere, and she continued to work for the Steven Bochco Company on many of their other shows including Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue.Susan's first love remains the stage and she particularly enjoys originating roles. She had the pleasure of working with the Tony Award winning director, Jack O'Brien, when she created the role of Angie in the comedy "Breaking Legs" by Tom Dulack at the Old Globe Theatre. She won the San Diego Theatre Critics Award and went on to play Angie at the Berkshire Theatre Festival and finally in New York City opposite Vincent Gardinia and Philip Bosco under the direction of the Tony Award winning director, John Tillinger. She was nominated for the Outer Circle Critics Award for Outstanding Debut of an Actress in a Comedy in 1993.Susan's other numerous stage credits include starring as "Bella" opposite Mercedes McCambridge, in the First National Tour of Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize winning play "Lost in Yonkers" and with Burt Young in "View from the Bridge" for which she won a Drama-Logue Award. Other credits include performing at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (member for three years), and for both the Italian-American and Spanish-American theaters in NYC where her leading roles ranged from Joan in "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" to original pieces, "the Mud Club", written by Jane Anderson to classical theatre, Cleopatra in "Anthony and Cleopatra" and the female lead in Pirandello's "Cece". She starred in the West Coast premiere of "The Sweepers" at the ICT, International City Theatre, at the Long Beach Performing Art Center. The production received rave reviews and the LA Times Critic's Choice. Ms. Giosa was awarded Best Actress in a Drama by stageLA.com for her role of Bella. She then originated 4 different characters in the new comedy, Stated Income, at the Pan Andreas theater in LA, written by playwright, Hugh Gross. In 2013 Susan appeared in the World Premiere of the new play, My Mother's Keeper/ A Memory Play, written by Jane Press, at the Electric Lodge Theater in Venice. She played Della Press, based on the real life of theater actress, Thelma Colodny, and received rave reviews.Susan has appeared in over 30 television shows and films including:Beverly Hills 90210, Cold Case, Reasonable Doubts, Equal Justice, and recurring roles on the series Head of the Class, Paper Dolls and Baby Talk, and several appearances on NYPD Blue. Pilots include "Married to the Mob" and "Kelley, Kelley" with Shelley Long. Susan also had the pleasure of working with Joanne Woodward, in the Emmy Award winning TV movie "Do You Remember Love?". Film credits include "True Friends" which aire

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