Susan Jameson



Real name: Susan Jameson
Born: 13 August 1944, Barnt Green, Worcestershire
Married: James Bolam
Children: Lucy (f: James Bolam)


Contact: c/o Barry Burnett Organisation

Played: Myra Booth (1963 - 1968)

Susan Jameson was born on 13 August 1944 in Barnt Green, Worcestershire. She trained at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama and made her professional debut as Anne Frank in the play The Diary of Anne Frank at the Weston Super-Mare Repertory Company.

Susan then appeared in repertory companies including Birmingham, Glasgow, Coventry and Cheltenham before making her television debut in the police series Dixon of Dock Green. She then joined the Canterbury Repertory Company before being offered the role of typist Myra Dickenson in Coronation Street in 1963. Susan stayed with the series until 1968.

Other stage appearances include Vivat Vivat Regina, Getting On, Happy As A Sandbag, The Constant Wife, Cinderella, Hard Shoulder, MacBeth, Visiting Hour, Safe In Our Hands, Just Between Ourselves and Blithe Spirit.

Television appearances have been a large part of Susan's career and she is best known for her role of Kate in the 1969 series Take Three Girls and it sequel of 1982, Take Three Women. She also appeared as Jessie Seaton in When The Boat Comes In which ran between 1976 and 1981. Other television work includes Z Cars, To Serve Them All My Days, The Dave Allen Show, Hi De Hi, Home To Roost, All In Good Faith, Boon; Who Sir, Me Sir ?; The Lady, Bad Boys, Rosie The First, The Gingerbread Girl; The Count of Solar; Band of Gold (as Kathleen Ferguson); Circle of Deceit (as Controller); Archers Goon, Woof and Heartbeat. She also made a guest appearance on Space 1999 and UFO.

Her film work is extensive and includes I, Monster (1971) as Diane Thomas; International Velvet (1978) as Interviewer; The Merchant of Venice (1980) as Nerissa; Terry On The Fence (1986); The Secret World of Polly Flint (1989); Catherine Cookson's The Girl (1996) as Daisy Loam. Other films include Last of the Long Haired Boys and the film version of All Creatures Great and Small. She has worked extensively on radio and has recorded endless books onto audio.

Susan is married to comedy actor James Bolam and they have a daughter, Lucy. The family live in Guildford, Sussex. When not acting Susan works as a writer.






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