Home / Biography / Susan Egan

Susan Egan

Biography

Known best on her behalf Tony-nominated performance simply because Belle in the Broadway musical production of Beauty as well as the Beast, this stage actress and singer also voiced the type of Megara in the Disney movie version of Hercules. While students at the School of California-Los Angeles, she was ensemble by Tommy Listen in the nationwide tour from the musical Bye Bye Birdie. She performed the function of Sally Bowles in the 1998 Broadway revival of Cabaret. She was created and elevated in Long Seaside, California. She and her hubby Robert Hartmann welcomed daughters Nina and Isla in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In 2004, she changed Tony champion Sutton Foster as the superstar from the Broadway creation of Thoroughly Contemporary Millie.

Quick Facts


Full Name Susan Egan
Date Of Birth February 18, 1970
Place Of Birth Seal Beach, CA
Height 1.61 m
Profession Stage Actress
Education Orange County School of the Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, Ocean County, NJ, United States
Nationality American
Spouse Robert Hartmann
Children Nina Hartmann, Isla Hartmann, Ocean County, NJ, United States
Nominations Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Ocean County, NJ, United States
Movies Ocean County, NJ, United States, Hercules, Spirited Away, 13 Going on 30, Porco Rosso, Gotta Kick It Up!, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, Man of the Century, Hercules: Zero to Hero, Galaxy Quest, The Almost Guys, The Third Wish, XCU: Extreme Close Up, Meet Market, Death & Texas, Kiss and Tell
TV Shows Ocean County, NJ, United States, Steven Universe, Hercules, Nikki, Partners, The Fam Fite
Star Sign Aquarius

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1John Barrowman, Carol Burnett and she awarded the 1998 Back Stage Garland Award for Performance for "Putting It Together" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2While performing in the revival of "Bye, Bye Birdie" with Tommy Tune he told her how much he loved the way she sang her first song and would often sing along with her as a vocal warm-up while he was in a costume change. The song was "How Lovely To Be A Woman". Although Egan considered that to be the greatest compliment she had ever received she could not get the image of Tune in his dressing room singing that song in his underwear out of her head.
3Appearing in the title role in the Broadway musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie". [February 2004]
4Welcomed her first child, Nina, with husband Robert Hartmann, on February 6th, 2007. Nina weighed 6 lbs 14 oz and measured 20.5 inches long. She was born a few days early, and was named after Robert's grandmother. Susan gave birth to a second daughter, Isla, on December 15, 2009.
5Enrolled at UCLA as an anthropology major, but dropped out to do the national tour of "Bye Bye, Birdie", with Tommy Tune.
6Was nominated for Broadway's 1994 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for originating the role of "Belle" in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."
7Originated the role of "Belle" in the Broadway production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
8Served as Artistic Director at the Orange County High School of the Arts for school year 2002-2003.
9She was one of the first students to attend the Orange County High School of the Arts during its original incarnation at Los Alamitos High School.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steven Universe2014-2016TV SeriesRose / Rose Quartz / Lady / ...
Modern Family2015TV SeriesMiss Ford
Achmed Saves America2014VideoGinny (voice)
House M.D.2009TV SeriesAudrey Greenwald
Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+2007Video GameMegara (English version, voice)
Kingdom Hearts II2005Video GameMegara (English version, voice)
The Third Wish2005Audrey
Numb3rs2005TV SeriesBecky Burdick
Meet Market2004Tess
Spider-Man 22004Video GameRosie Octavius (voice)
13 Going on 302004Tracy Hansen
Death and Texas2004Corrine Ballard
The Almost Guys2004Suzanne Murphy
Falling. In Love2002Azure
Haunted2002TV SeriesE.R. Doctor
Gotta Kick It Up!2002TV MovieHeather Bartlett
Arli$$2002TV SeriesBobbi Kelso
NYPD Blue2002TV SeriesJennifer Martin
Nikki2000-2002TV SeriesMary
The Disappearing Girl Trick2001ShortBridget Smith
House of Mouse2001TV SeriesMeg
Spirited Away2001Lin (English version, voice)
XCU: Extreme Close Up2001Karen Webber
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001VideoAngel (singing voice)
The Drew Carey Show1998-2000TV SeriesSuzanne / Susan
Galaxy Quest1999Teek (scenes deleted)
Lucid Days in Hell1999Susan
Hercules1999TV SeriesMegara
Man of the Century1999Samantha Winter
Hercules: Zero to Hero1999VideoMeg (voice)
Hercules1997Video GameMegara (voice)
Hercules1997Meg (voice)
Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules1997Video GameMegara (voice)
Party of Five1996TV SeriesLauren Gordon
Almost Perfect1995-1996TV SeriesKaty Ryan
Partners1996TV SeriesGina
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat1995TV SeriesGirls
Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical Comes to L.A.1995TV MovieBelle
Men Don't Tell1993TV MovieFlorist
Porco Rosso1992Gina (English version, voice)
Deuce Coupe1992Beth
Earth Angel1991TV MovieBrunette Cheerleader
Aladdin1990TV MovieMei Ling
Six Weeks1982Ballet Dancer (Russian Doll) (uncredited)
Live from Lincoln Center1979TV SeriesMusic Student

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001Video performer: "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There"
Hercules1999TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hercules: Zero to Hero1999Video performer: "The Man That I Love"
Hercules1997performer: "I Won't Say I'm in Love"
Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules1997Video Game performer: "I Won't Say"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: The Next Generation2018Documentary filmingHerself
Porco Rosso: Behind the Microphone2005Video shortHerself
The Art of 'Spirited Away'2003Video documentary shortHerself
Revolution OS2001DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
The Making of 'Lady and the Tramp II': From Tramp to Scamp2001Video documentary shortHerself - 'Angel's' Singing Voice
Great Performances1999TV Series
The Making of 'Hercules'1997Video documentary shortHerself - Voice of 'Megara'
Beauty and the Beast: A Concert on Ice1996TV SpecialBelle (singing voice)
The 48th Annual Tony Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Working in the Theatre1994TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Honor to Us All1998Video short

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/MusicalSteven Universe (2013)· Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Estelle
· Grace Rolek
· Tom Scharpling
· Jennifer Paz
· Matthew Moy
· Kate Micucci

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role - Comedy/MusicalSteven Universe (2013)


Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!


#Quote
1If I had to choose between any of the Broadway composers and lyricists to whom I am the most grateful, hands down, my answer would have to be Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. I have done more Rodgers and Hammerstein shows than any all of the other composers combined. They helped me pay my rent for the first ten years of my career.
2[on Alan Menken] I credit him with resurrecting the movie musical. Everybody sort of thinks it happened a couple years ago with Chicago (2002) but no, no, no. I think it happened quite a few years ago with a little movie called The Little Mermaid (1989).

#Trademark
1Short hair
2Powerful, wide-ranged vocals
3Deep, yet pleasant and sultry voice

Check Also

Bobby Lee

Korean American actor and comedian known for his unforgettable sketches over the comedy show, MadTV. …