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Susan Haskell
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Emmy Award-winning actress Susan Haskell played Marty Saybrooke, a young rape survivor who has struggled to find her way back from the night of her brutal attack. Marty has finally found happiness with romantic Irish poet Patrick Thornhart, but his past threatens to place the pair in serious danger. As a result of her vivid portrayal of the troubled Marty, Susan won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 1994.

A native of Toronto, Canada, Susan started modeling at age 16 and was cast in numerous commercials while still in high school. She attended Tufts University in Boston where she graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biopsychology. While at college, Susan enrolled in a drama course. Though she didn't particularly enjoy the class, she was intrigued and decided to pursue acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Throughout, she continued to accept modeling assignments, which often took her to faraway places such as Italy, Germany, France, Australia and Japan; and national commercials. Fluent in French, Susan also studied ballet for eight years, and piano and flute for six years at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

Susan is very close with her family, particularly her younger sister, Carolyn. The two siblings have modeled together, appearing in national commercials for Oil of Olay and Burger King.

Susan's first professional role came in an episode of the syndicated television series, My Secret Identity; shortly thereafter she was cast in the feature film Strictly Business. From there she went on to ABC's One Life to Live where she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in the ground-breaking storyline of a young rape survivor.

Susan's recent television projects include roles on CBS's The District, NBC's ER, and a recurring role on the TNN series 18 Wheels of Justice, as well as a special guest role on Port Charles. She also had a recurring role on the series JAG. Susan has guest-starred on Sliders as well as hosted Love...& All That Stuff for Global TV in Canada. She also appeared on Fast Forward, an ABC Afterschool Special.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
Crossing Jordan

Jane Newman

2004

Port Charles

Granya Thornhart

2001

JAG

Lt. Cmdr. Jordan Parker

1998-2001

18 Wheels of Justice

Maryann Cates

2000-2001

The District

Karen Spotz

2001

ER

Mrs. Burke

1999

Smart House

Natalie

1999

Sliders

Susanna Morehouse

1998

ABC Afterschool Special: Fast Forward

Pamela

1995

Zoya

Elizabeth

19951

One Life to Live

Margaret "Marty" Saybrooke Thornhart

January 24, 1992 to September 16, 1997; February 16, 2004 to February, 25 2004; May 13, 2005; June 11, 2008 to June 6, 2011

My Secret Identity

Lauren Vail

1990

Acting Portfolio: FILM

The Good Shepherd

Wife Dinner Guest

2006

Guarding Eddy

Dr. Fields

2004

When Angels Cry

Ghost

2002

Dead by Monday

Karen

2001

No Turning Back

Mrs. Knight

2001

Black Point

Natalie Travis

2001

Mrs. Winterbourne -

Patricia Winterbourne

1996

Strictly Business

Donna

1991

The Pink Chiquitas

Pink Chiquita

1987

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys: Winner, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2009; for One Life to Live)

Daytime Emmys: Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1994; for One Life to Live)

Daytime Emmys: Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2009; for One Life to Live)

Daytime Emmys: Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1994; for One Life to Live)

Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2009; for One Life to Live)

Soap Opera Digest Awards: Nomination, Outstanding Younger Leading Actress (1994; for One Life to Live)

Soap Opera Digest Awards: Nomination, Outstanding Younger Lead Actress (1995; for One Life to Live)

Vital Statistics

PLACE OF BIRTH: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

DATE OF BIRTH: June 10, 1968

HEIGHT: 5'8"

HAIR: Brown

EYES: Blue

MARITAL STATUS: Long-time companion of Thorsten Kaye

CHILDREN: Daughter, McKenna [Feb 27, 2003]; Daughter, Marlowe Marann [Jan 28, 2007 at 9:38 pm. Weighed 5 lbs, 8 oz.]

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