Susan Dey Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Susan Dey Net Worth – Susan Dey is a popular American actress. Susan Dey is best known for portraying “Laurie Partridge” on ABC musical drama series “The Partridge Family”.
A retired actress, she has got six times nomination for Golden Globe Award, winning it once.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Susan Dey was born as Susan Hallock Dey on December 10, 1952, Pekin, Illinois, United States.
Her father Robert Smith Dey is a newspaper editor for Standard-Star in New Rochelle, New York, whereas, her mother, Ruth Pyle(nee Doremus) Dey is a nurse.
Talking about her educational background, Susan attended primary school in Thornwood, New York, and later moved to Mount Kisco, New York, where she graduated from Fox Lane High School in 1970.
Brought up in a well-off family, she enrolled at Columbus Elementary School located in Thornwood, New York.
Following, she moved to Mount Kisco, New York to attend Fox Lane High School, graduating in 1970. Right after completing her studies, she got a role in the critically acclaimed series “The Partridge Family”.
Susan Dey married Bernard Sofronski in 1988, as a 36 years old divorcee. Since then, they are living happy conjugal life with immense love and support for each other.
Previously, Dey was the wife of Leonard “Lenny” Hirshan, having one daughter Sarah born in 1978. However, the couple separated after five years of a rocky marriage.
Also, while working in “The Partridge Family”, Dey began to feel for her co-star David Cassidy and later caught working for a serious relationship after the end of production.
Unfortunately, Cassidy split off as if he never responded to her emotions.
He stated their relationship details in autobiography “C’ mon, Get Happy… Fear and Loathing on the Partridge Family Bus” which caused Dey to end each contact with him.
Susan Dey is married twice and currently living with her second husband, Bernard Sofronski. She has 40 years old daughter named Sara Dey-Hirshan.
Born in Pekin, Illinois, Dey is the daughter of Ruth Pyle Doremus and Robert Smith Dey.
Her father was an editor of Standard-Star newspaper in New Rochelle, New York whereas her mother was a nurse. When she was eight, her mother passed away. She has a sister named Leslie Smith.
Dey was a model in the television series The Partridge Family from 1970 to 1974 before starring as Laurie Partridge. When she won the part, she was 17 years old and had no previous performing experience.
Her first modeling break was the Pursettes tampons cover photo for a booklet on the first menstrual facts for young girls called “Getting to Know Yourself.”
Similarly, Susan’s first movie role was as a passenger in Charlton Heston’s 1972 airline hijack movie Skyjacked.
In a television movie made in 1977, Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night, Dey portrayed a disturbed young mother with severe psychological problems, beginning to take her out on her daughter.
Dey was in the memoirs of Shirley Jones as the only cast member who “consistently refused” to participate in meetings with the Partridge Family.
The retired American actress, Susan Dey has a huge fan following and all the credits go to his expertise and urge toward her acting career. Till the date, Susan Dey has an estimated net worth of $10 Million.
Moreover, Dey is popular as Grace Van Owen on L.A. Law for her Golden Globe Award-winning performance and as Wallis Wally Porter in Love & Wars the first season.
Her income comes mainly from her performing career and probably from the returns of the book “Dey’s Secrets on Boys, Beauty, and Popularity,” which she was credited with having authored in 1972.