Sue Lyon (1946–2019)


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Suellyn Lyon was born in Davenport, Iowa, the youngest of five siblings. Her mother was also named Sue Lyon (nee Karr) and her father was James Lyon. Sue Karr Lyon was 42 years old when she was widowed, when Suellyn was just 10 months old. Her mother worked in a hospital to provide for her children, and money was tight. The family then moved to ... See full bio »

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Lolita Lolita
(1962)
The Night of the Iguana Charlotte Goodall
(1964)
Tony Rome Diana Pines
(1967)
(1973)

Filmography

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 1980 Alligator
ABC Newswoman
 1978 Towing
Lynn
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Jill Nolan
- Reunion/Anniversary (1978) ... Jill Nolan
 1978 The Astral Factor
Darlene DeLong
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Caroline
- River of Promises (1978) ... Caroline
 1977 End of the World
Sylvia Boran
 1976 Crash!
Kim Denne
 1976 Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (TV Movie)
Burnsey
 1969-1974 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Julie (segment "Love and the Extra Job") / Barbara Eric (segment "Love and the Bed")
- Love and the Medium/Love and the Bed/Love and the High School Flop-Out (1969) ... Barbara Eric (segment "Love and the Bed")
 1973 Game of Murder
Angela
 1973 To Love, Perhaps to Die
Ana Vernia
 1971 Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready (TV Movie)
Wendy Sutherland
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Betsy (segment "Miss Lovecraft Sent Me")
 1971 Evel Knievel
Linda
 1971 Men at Law (TV Series)
Bunny Phillips
- Marathon (1971) ... Bunny Phillips
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Belinda Ballard
- Experiment at New Life (1970) ... Belinda Ballard
 1970 But I Don't Want to Get Married! (TV Movie)
Laura
 1969 Four Rode Out
Myra Polsen
 1969 Arsenic and Old Lace (TV Movie)
Elaine Harper
 1967 Tony Rome
Diana Pines
 1967 The Flim-Flam Man
Bonnie Lee Packard
 1966 7 Women
Emma Clark
 1964 The Night of the Iguana
Charlotte Goodall
 1962 Lolita
Lolita
 1960 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Blonde with Valentine Card
- Miss Cathcart's Sunsuit (1960) ... Blonde with Valentine Card (uncredited)
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Laurie
- Alien Love (1959) ... Laurie (as Suellyn Lyon)
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7 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Suellyn Lyon

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Spouse:

Richard Rudman  (divorced) | See more »

Children:

Harrison, Robert Lyon | See more »

Parents:

Lyon, Sue Karr | James Lyon | Sue Karr Lyon
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Personal Quote:

[on her The Night of the Iguana (1964) co-star Richard Burton] I wasn't very impressed by the relationship between him and [Elizabeth Taylor]. Richard was very domineering and Elizabeth meek. She would do whatever he wanted her to. See more »

Trivia:

Warren Beatty was about to cast her as Bonnie Parker in his film Bonnie and Clyde (1967) when he decided, at the last minute, to cast Faye Dunaway instead. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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