Suzanne Cryer

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Suzanne Cryer
BornSuzanne Rossell Cryer
(1967-01-13) January 13, 1967 (age 47)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1992–present
 
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Suzanne Cryer
BornSuzanne Rossell Cryer
(1967-01-13) January 13, 1967 (age 47)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1992–present

Suzanne Rossell Cryer (born January 13, 1967) is an American actress known for her role as Ashley on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, and for her performances on Broadway.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Cryer was born in Rochester, New York. She graduated from Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Connecticut and then attended Yale University where she attained a degree in English Literature. She then went on to study for a Masters Degree from the Yale School of Drama.[1] During this time she spent a summer performing at the Utah Shakespeare Festival where her roles included Rosalind in "As You Like It", and Anne in "Richard III".

Career[edit]

After graduation, she appeared at Hartford Stage in "The Rivals", Baltimore Center Stage in "Don Juan" and began making guest appearances on television shows. She won critical acclaim for her performance in the premiere of Donald Margulies' two-person play "Collected Stories" at Southcoast Repertory Theater.

She then went on to film Wag the Dog while simultaneously performing in the West coast premiere of Arcadia at the Mark Taper Forum. Her next major role was that of Josie in Neil Simon's Proposals which began at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles and then toured the country before arriving on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theater.

She made two appearances on Frasier as Roz's sister. In her one appearance on Seinfeld in the episode "The Yada Yada", she played George's girlfriend who was big on using the phrase "yada yada yada".

In recent years she returned to theater to play Tracy Lord in "The Philadelphia Story" at Hartford Stage and appeared in Chris Shin's play "What Didn't Happen" at Playwright's Horizon. She has also made appearances in several ground breaking shows such as CSI: Miami, Shark, Bones, Grey's Anatomy, and Desperate Housewives.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1992Law & OrderSandyEpisode: "Forgiveness"
1994Some Folks Call it a Sling BladeFrancesShort film
1995New York NewsLorraineEpisode: "Thin Line"
1996Lifestories: Families in CrisisAvaEpisode: "Someone Had to Be Benny"
1996Caroline in the CityRachel St. AugustineEpisode: "Caroline and the Red Sauce"
1997SeinfeldMarcyEpisode: "The Yada Yada"
1997Wag the DogAmy Cain
1998Wilbur FallsKatherine Devereaux
1998Conrad BloomEpisode: "Psycho Babbler, Qu'cest-ce que c'est?"
1998My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New YorkMarikaShort film
1998–2001Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza PlaceAshley Walker60 episodes
1999Friends & LoversJane McCarthy
1999It's Like, You Know...KateEpisode: "The Getaway"
2001It's Like, You Know...KateEpisode: "Trading Places"
2002Drew Carey Show, TheThe Drew Carey ShowKarenEpisode: "Family Affair"
2002FrasierDeniseEpisode: "The Guilt Trippers"
2003FrasierDeniseEpisode: "Sea Bee Jeebies"
2003I'm with HerMollyEpisode: "The Smarty Party"
2004Dr. VegasKateEpisode: "Lust for Life"
2005King of Queens, TheThe King of QueensMarcy BergerEpisode: "Awed Couple"
2005ERToni StillmanEpisode: "Nobody's Baby"
2005InconceivableAnnie HillmanEpisode: "Between an Egg and a Hard Place"
2005Out of PracticeJaniceEpisode: "The Wedding"
2006PTA, TheThe PTAMartyrTV series
2006BonesAgent PickeringEpisode: "The Woman in the Car"
2006CSI: MiamiJulia WellsEpisode: "Death Eminent"
2006SharkAndrea CrosbyEpisode: "Love Triangle"
2007Desperate HousewivesLynn DeanEpisode: "I Remember That"
2007Grey's AnatomyCaroline KleinEpisode: "Time After Time"
2007Veronica MarsGrace SchafferEpisode: "Debasement Tapes"
2007Happiest Day of His Life, TheThe Happiest Day of His LifeCynthia
2007Criminal MindsSusan JacobsEpisode: Seven Seconds as the abductor and attempted murder
2008Women's Murder ClubMia SpaldingEpisode: "FBI Guy"
2008Without a TraceKathy ReedEpisode: "A Bend in the Road"
2008Sex and the CityDog Rescue Woman
2008Starter Wife, TheThe Starter WifeJolie Driver5 episodes
2009Nip/TuckCarrie-Mae WellsEpisode: "Ricky Wells"
2009SouthlandMrs. DavisEpisode: "Unknown Trouble"
2009American Dad!Hooker #1 / Unattractive Girl #2 (voice)Episode: "Stan's Night Out"
2009DexterTarla GrantEpisode: "Remains to Be Seen"
Episode: "Blinded by the Light"
2010MediumJoanna SpencerEpisode: "Smoke Damage"
2011CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationDr. Jennifer GrierEpisode Freaks & Geeks
2013Teen Beach MovieAunt AntoinetteTV movie

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