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Susan Clark
Born Nora Golding
March 8, 1940 (1940-03-08) (age 70)
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1967–2000
Spouse(s) Alex Karras (1980-present)
Bob Joseph (1970-1973) (divorced)

Susan Clark (born March 8, 1940) is a Canadian actress, possibly best-known for her role as Katherine on the American television sitcom Webster, on which she appeared with her husband, Alex Karras.



Personal life

Clark was born Nora Golding in Sarnia, Ontario, the daughter of Eleanor Almond (née McNaughton) and George Raymond Golding.[1] Clark grew up in Toronto, Ontario, where she attended Northern Secondary School. She was one of several successful entertainers and many notable persons to have attended this school. She is married to her Webster co-star Alex Karras, and the two have a daughter named Katie (b. 1980). They met when they costarred in the TV movie, Babe, in which she played Babe Didrikson Zaharias, and he played her husband, professional wrestler George Zaharias.


Clark had leading roles in several films, including Coogan's Bluff with Clint Eastwood in 1968, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here with Robert Redford in 1969, Valdez Is Coming with Burt Lancaster in 1971, Night Moves with Gene Hackman in 1975, the disaster film Airport 1975, and another disaster film City on Fire with Barry Newman, Leslie Nielsen and Shelley Winters. In 1976, Clark starred in a three-hour made-for-television movie biography of the famed aviatrix, Amelia Earhart, and her marriage to noted publisher G.P. Putnam, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Actress.

Clark played Dr. Cleo Markham in the movie Colossus: The Forbin Project, hooker Cherry Forever in Porky's (in which Alex Karras also starred), Elizabeth Murray in Emily of New Moon, Elaine Moore in the television movie Trapped and Muriel Mulligan in the 1994 television movie Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story. She also played murderess Beth Chadwick in the Columbo episode "Lady in Waiting", which co-starred Leslie Nielsen and Jessie Royce Landis. Earlier in her career, she appeared in a 1965 episode of The Benny Hill Show during the comedian's run with the British Broadcasting Corporation.[citation needed] In the February 1973 issue of Playboy, Clark appeared topless in a pictorial entitled "The Ziegfeld Girls", portraying five famous showgirls in various stages of undress.[citation needed]

Most recently, in 2006 Clark appeared at the Manitoba Theatre Centre in the Warehouse production of The Retreat from Moscow, and in the 2007 Mainstage production of The Importance of Being Earnest.



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