Who is Suzanne Cryer?

Suzanne Rossell Cryer was born under the zodiac sign of Capricorn on 13 January 1967, in Rochester, New York State USA. She is a 53-year-old actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Ashley Walker in the ABC sitcom “Two Guys And A Girl” (1998-2001), playing Laurie Bream in the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley” (2015-2019), and featuring as DDA Maggie Palmer in the CBS legal drama series “All Rise” (2019-2020).

How rich is she, as of now? Suzanne Cryer Net Worth

As of early 2021, Suzanne Cryer’s estimated net worth is over $1 million,acquired through her successful involvement in the film industry as a professional actress, who has worked on more than 65 television and film titles since her career started back in the early 1990s.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion

Suzanne Cryer spent her early years in Rochester, where she was raised by her father, Dick Cryer, and her mother, Libby Cryer; however, there is no information in the media about their professions – she has a younger sister, whose name is unknown. Suzanne holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian.

Educational Background

Suzanne attended Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Connecticut, and upon matriculation in 1984, she enrolled into Yale University, from which she graduated with a BA degree in English Literature. Thereafter, Suzanne furthered her education at the Yale School of Drama, where she obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1995, and while there performed at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, appearing in the roles of Anne in “Richard III”, and Rosalind in “As You Like It”.

Career on Stage

Following her graduation, Suzanne continued with her professional acting career on stage, performing in “The Rivals” at Hartford Stage and “Don Juan” at Baltimore Center Stage. Thereafter, she was critically acclaimed for her performance in Southcoast Repertory Theater’s production of the two-person play “Collected Stories”, then performed in “Arcadia” at the Mark Taper Forum, which was followed by her performance in “Proposals” at the Ahmanson Theater. Subsequently she moved onto Broadway, and recently portrayed Tracy Lord in Hartford Stage’s production of the play “The Philadelphia Story”, and performed as Emily in the play “What Didn’t Happen” at Playwright’s Horizon.

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Career Beginnings on TV and Film

According to her IMDB profile, Suzanne Cryer made her debut screen appearance as Sandy in the episode “Forgiveness” of the NBC police procedural and legal drama series “Law & Order”, after which she made her film debut in the role of Frances in Ira Sachs’ film “Vaudeville”, both in 1992. Two years later, she featured as Frances in the short thriller film “Some Folks Call It A Sling Blade”, which was followed by her guest-starring roles as Lorraine in the CBS drama series “New York News” (1995), Ava in the HBO drama series “Lifestories: Families In Crisis” (1996), and Rachel St. Augustine in the NBC sitcom “Caroline In The City” (1996).

Rise to Fame

In 1997, Suzanne landed small roles of Marcy in the NBC sitcom “Seinfeld”, and then portrayed Amy Cain in the political comedy-drama film “Wag The Dog”, along with Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro. It was followed by her portrayal of Katherine Devereaux in the 1998 comedy-drama film “Wilbur Falls”, after which she guest-starred in the CBS sitcom “Cosby”, and the NBC sitcom “Conrad Bloom” in the same year. Later that year, she played Marika in the Oscar-winning short film “My Mother Dreams The Satan’s Disciples In New York”, and then gained enormous popularity after joining the main cast of the second season of the ABC sitcom “Two Guys And A Girl”, portraying Ashley Walker until the series ended in 2001.

While filming it, she also played Jane McCarthy in the 1999 romantic drama film “Friends & Lovers”, next to Claudia Schiffe, Stephen Baldwin, and Robert Downey, Jr., and guest-starred as Kate in two episodes of the ABC sitcom “It’s Like, You Know…” (1999-2001).

Guest-Starring Roles in the Early and Mid-2000s

Thereafter, Suzanne guest-starred in such roles as Karen in the ABC sitcom “The Drew Carey Show” (2002), Denise in the NBC sitcom “Frasier” (2002-2003), and Molly in the ABC sitcom “I’m With Her” (2003). In the mid-2000s she continued to land support roles, playing Kate in the CBS drama series “Dr. Vegas” (2004), portraying Marcy Berger in the CBS sitcom “The King Of Queens” and featuring as Annie Hillman in the NBC medical drama series “Inconceivable” both in 2005, followed in the same year by guest-starring as Toni Stillman in the NBC medical drama series “ER” and Janice in the CBS sitcom “Out Of Practice”.

In 2006, she appeared in such roles as agent Pickering in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series “Bones”, Julia Wells in the CBS police procedural drama series “CSI: Miami”, and Andrea Crosby in the CBS legal drama series “Shark”.

Roles in the Late 2000s

Suzanne continued with her guest-starring portrayals, of Lynn Dean in the ABC comedy-drama series “Desperate Housewives”, Caroline Klein in the ABC medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”, and Susan Jacobs in the CBS police procedural crime drama series “Criminal Minds”, all in 2007. Later that year, she also guest-starred as Grace Schaffer in The CW’s teen noir mystery drama series “Veronica Mars”, and played Cynthia in the comedy film “The Happiest Day Of His Life”, directed and written by Ursula Burton.

After landing the small roles of Mia Spalding in the ABC police procedural and legal drama series “Women’s Murder Club”, and Kathy Reed in the CBS police procedural drama series “Without A Trace”, Suzanne featured as a dog rescue woman in Michael Patrick King’s romantic comedy film “Sex And The City”, all in 2008. In the same year, she was also cast as Jolie Driver in the USA Network romantic comedy series “The Started Wife”. By the end of the decade, she had also guest-starred as Mrs Davis in the NBC crime drama series “Southland” and Tarla Grant in the Showtime crime drama mystery series “Dexter”, both in 2009, and Joanna Spencer in the NBC/CBS supernatural drama series “Medium” (2010).

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Projects in the Early 2010s

In the beginning of the 2010s, Suzanne continued with her guest-starring roles, such as Dr. Jennifer Grier in the CBS procedural forensics crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, Emily Shaw in the TNT police procedural series “The Closer”, and Dominique in the Disney XD sitcom “I’m In The Band”, all in 2011. In the following year, she landed the small role of driver’s wife in the crime drama film “Get The Gringo” next to Mel Gibson, and then played Marilyn in the short drama film “Six Letter World”. After guest-starring as Kitty in the ABC sitcom “Family Tools”, Suzanne featured as Aunt Antoinette in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach Movie”, both in 2013.

Continued Success

Between 2013 and 2019, Suzanne appeared in the supporting role of Jenna Paul in six episodes of the family drama series “The Fosters”, aired on Freeform (at the time called ABC Family). She then guest-starred as Cheryl in two episode of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless” (2014-2015) and landed a small role in the Nickelodeon sitcom “The Haunted Hathaways” in 2015. During the same year, she also portrayed Barbara in the made-for-TV comedy film “Take It From Us”, and then joined the main cast of the second season of the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley”, playing Laurie Bream and appearing in more than 40 episodes between 2015 and 2019.

Recent Projects

In 2016, Suzanne featured as Leslie in the 2016 sci-fi psychological thriller film “10 Cloverfield Lane”, which is the second installment of the “Cloverfield” film series. After guest-starring as Grace Foley in the episode “Welcome Back, Charlotte Richards” of the Fox/Netflix urban fantasy series “Lucifer” in 2017, in 2018 she reprised the role of Leslie in the third installment of the “Cloverfield” franchise, entitled “The Cloverfield Paradox”, In 2019, she landed the role of The Deep State in the drama film “American Martyr” and guest-starred as Nicole in the FXX adult animated anthology series “Cake”. During the same year, she also appeared as a TV show host in the short comedy film “Shady Friend” and played Nicole in the FXX comedy mini-series “Oh Jerome, No”.

Between 2019 and 2020, she was cast as DDA Maggie Palmer in the CBS legal drama series “All Rise”. Most recently, in 2020 she guest-starred as Suzanne in the CBS action police procedural series “Hawaii Five-0”.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

The famous actress has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while her weight is around 130lbs (59kgs), and her vital statistics 36-27-37. Her bra size is 36A, dress size 6 (US), but her shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life

Suzanne Cryer is married to Gregory Luke – the lovebirds exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony on 23 September 2000, and are still going strong. The couple have welcomed three children together, however, there is no information about their kids in the media. The family of five currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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