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Susan began her career as an actor on the daytime drama, LOVING, in 1983. Besides being her first job, LOVING was also where she her future husband, Linden Ashby. In 1986, Susan and Linden were married and left New York City for Los Angeles.
Once in LA, Susan found success in television, being cast in many series and pilots as well as movies of the week and miniseries. Most notably was ELVIS AND ME, in which she played the title role of Priscilla Presley. Her series include HOTEL, NIGHTENGALES, DEAR JOHN, THE BIG EASY, THE WAR NEXT DOOR and MELROSE PLACE, which also starred Linden, the daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, and POINT PLEASANT. Most recently, Susan played Mayor Carol Lockwood on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, as well as recurring roles on STARCROSSED and RECKLESS. She can currently be seen on TEEN WOLF as Lydia’s mom and biology teacher, Natalie Martin and recently appeared on THE FLASH as Caitlin’s mom, Dr. Carla Tannhauser.
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