Carol Ann Susi Biography
Died At Age: 62
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Born Country: United States
Born in: Brooklyn, New York City
Famous as: Actress
Cause of Death: Cancer
City: New York City
U.S. State: New Yorkers
education: HB Studio
Carol Ann Susi was an American actress best remembered for providing her voice to the recurring character of Mrs. Wolowitz on the TV series ‘The Big Bang Theory’. She was also known for appearing in the films 'My Blue Heaven', 'Death Becomes Her', and 'Just Go with It'. Born in Brooklyn, Susi grew up alongside one brother. Her passion for acting led her to study at the HB Studio in New York. Susi eventually moved to Los Angeles, starting her professional acting career in the 1970s. During her four-decade-long career, the actress managed to garner a massive following of ardent fans. The hysterically funny woman, whose interests included Halloween horror mazes, was also a world-class culinary genius and a winner of a county fair cooking contest. In November 2014, she died of cancer in Los Angeles.
- Carol Ann Susi made her acting debut in 1974 when she appeared in the TV series 'Kolchak: The Night Stalker'. Following her guest appearances in various television shows, she landed roles in a few films. However, she didn’t earn recognition on the big screen until she was cast in the film ‘My Blue Heaven’. Released in 1990, the crime comedy was directed by Herbert Ross. That year, the actress also featured in ‘Masters of Menace’, a comedy flick about a motorcycle gang.
- In 1992, Susi played the role of a psychiatric patient in the black comedy ‘Death Becomes Her’. That year, she also had guest appearances in the dramas 'Seinfeld', 'A Different World' and 'Mad About You'. During 1995 and 1996, she featured in three episodes of ‘Married... with Children’. Also in 1996, Susi joined the cast of the sitcom ‘Someone So Right’ as Gracie, a role she played until 1997. She ended the decade with guest roles in the TV series ‘Just Shoot Me’, ‘Oh Baby’ and ‘Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child’.
- Susi began the new millennium with the film 'Cats & Dogs'. Released in 2001, the American-Australian live action/animated flick starred Alexander Pollock, Elizabeth Perkins, and Jeff Goldblum. This was followed by her guest roles in several drama series including 'That '70s Show', 'Out of Practice' and 'Six Feet Under'.
- The year 2007 saw the actress in her breakthrough performance when she played Debbie Wolowitz, an unseen character in the TV series ‘The Big Bang Theory’. She played the role until 2014. In 2011, Susi played Mrs. Maccabee in the romantic comedy ‘Just Go with It’. Her final film role was in the short film ‘A Life, Taken’. In 2019, her voice (archived recording) as Mrs. Wolowitz was heard in an episode of ‘Young Sheldon,’ a spin-off prequel to ‘The Big Bang Theory.’
- Carol Ann Susi was born on February 2, 1952, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She studied acting at New York City’s HB Studio. The actress suffered from cancer and died from the disease on November 11, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. She was 62 at that time. Susi is survived by her brother Michael and his wife Connie.
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