Suzanne Cryer is one of those actors that seems they were born to play almost every role on TV because of how good she always brings out her characters. Cryer is an American actress who has become known for her many roles on TV. Since she began her career in 1992, she has had roles in more than 50 movies and TV shows including Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place for which she is mostly known and Silicon Valley.
Her career covers everything from TV to Film and the stage where she is known for her works in theatre productions including Wag the Dog, The Starter Wife, and Proposals, among others.
More than just an actress, she is also a teacher who has made strides in teaching literature as well as helping elementary school children learn Shakespeare.
Suzanne Cryer – Biography
The actress was born Suzanne Rossell Cryer in Rochester, New York, on January 13, 1967. She was brought up by her parents Dick Cryer and Libby Cryer alongside a sister whose name is not known. In an interview, her mother revealed that she considers her daughter as her favorite actress.
Suzanne spent the first two years of her life in Pennsylvania in a family that is very much well to do, although she did not consider herself as privileged when she was a child. In 1969, her family moved to Greenwich in Connecticut which is another place only for the high-class people of the society.
Cryer got her education from Greenwich High School from where she graduated in 1984 and then she proceeded to Yale University where she got a Bachelor in Arts degree in English Literature. Next, she obtained a master’s degree from the Yale School of Drama. Long before then, she had already come to love the theatre and performance in general. Hence, when she was there, she performed at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, appearing in As You Like It as Rosalind and in Richard III as Anne.
After she was through with her education, she became a teacher in New York where she taught sixth grade in the public school system. She will also later work with teachers in Los Angeles in an effort to bring Shakespeare to children in elementary schools.
As regards her career as an actress, Suzanne Cryer made her TV debut in 1992 when she got to play Sandy in the 1992 TV show, Law & Order. In 1994, she played Frances in the Short film, Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade. From there, she continued getting small roles in different TV shows including a role in Seinfeld in 1997.
Also in 1997, she got to play Amy Cain in Wag the Dog. One of her biggest roles as an actress came on TV in 1998 when she got the role of Ashley Walker in Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place which ran until 2001. From 2002 to 2003, she appeared in some episodes of Frasier, and then in 2015, she got her role of Laurie Bream in the very significant Silicon Valley.
Her most recent role is in The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) in which she plays the role of Leslie in the science fiction horror film.
Affairs and Relationships: Husband
In the love arena, Suzanne Cryer has maintained a very stable relationship for a very long time and has not been known to have had any affairs in the past except with Luke Gregory who is her husband.
Even though she has kept so much about her married life and husband as private as possible, it is known that the Silicon Valley star and her husband have been married since 2000. How they met and when they began dating still remains a mystery to fans and the public.
That said, their union has been blessed with three children.
Other Facts about Suzanne Cryer
Her parents were well to do. While the business of her father is not known, her mother is the president and founder of PAX, a body that operates a high school student’s exchange program designed to establish a cross-cultural education program.
Suzanne Cryer has appeared in a good number of successful productions cutting across film, TV, and stage in the past. Thanks to this, she has a net worth that is estimated at $1 million.
Although she has seen the other side of the mid ages, Cryer is still a woman with beauty and grace. She has a good body build and a height of 5 feet 8 inches.