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Susan Saint James

Biography

Achieved fame for portraying detective Sally McMillan in the series McMillan and Wife in the 1970s. The next decade, she performed a job on Kate & Allie. She started her profession modeling as an adolescent before shifting to California to pursue performing at age group twenty. She starred in various Television sitcoms, commentated for the WWF Wrestlemania and volunteered for the Particular Olympics. She got wedded and divorced double before marrying Dick Ebersol in 1981. Her boy Charlie Ebersol became a Television producer. She made an appearance in the present M*A*S*H with Alan Alda.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth August 14, 1946
Place Of Birth California
Height 1.72 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Connecticut College, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
Nationality American
Spouse Dick Ebersol, Tom Lucas, Richard Neubert
Children Charlie Ebersol, Willie Ebersol, Harmony Lucas, Sunshine Lucas, Edward Ebersol
Parents Constance Miller, Charles Miller
Siblings Mary Mercedes Dewey, Chuck Miller
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama
Movies Love at First Bite, Outlaw Blues, How to Beat the High Cost of Living, Carbon Copy, Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows, S.O.S. Titanic, Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder, Fame Is the Name of the Game, The Girls in the Office, I Take These Men, Desperate Women, The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County, P.J., Jigsaw, Pineapple Rose, Sex and the Single Parent, The King of Denmark, Magic Carpet, Night Cries, The Kid From Nowhere, Cauldron of Blood, Scott Free, Lola in Lipstick, The Enemy Before Us, Aquarius Descending, Little Bear Died Running, All the Old Familiar Faces, Tarot, Why I Blew Up Dakota, The Protector, Lady on the Rocks, A Sister From Napoli, Laurie Marie, The Bobby Currier Story, The Perfect Image, Keep the Doctor Away, Echo of a Nightmare, Ordeal, I Love You, Billy Baker, High on a Rainbow, A Love to Remember, Breakout to a Fast Buck, Island of Gold and Precious Stones, The Other Kind of a Spy, Witness, The Black Answer, The War Merchants, Collector's Edition, Shine On, Shine On, Jesse Gil, The Emissary, The Prisoner Within
TV Shows Rabbit Ears Productions, Kate & Allie, The NBC Mystery Movie, McMillan & Wife, The Name of the Game
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Credits Rock Hudson as her favorite acting mentor/best friend.
2Her acting mentor was the late Rock Hudson.
3Lives in Connecticut, she runs Seedling & Pip, a company that creates gift baskets for newborn babies [September 2003]
4Was friends with actress Jane Curtin before they both starred in Kate & Allie (1984).
5Aunt-in-law of Bill Lawrence.
6She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 1645 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
7Named Honorary Captain of the Hartford Whalers during the National Hockey League's 75th Anniversary celebration.
8Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 11, 2008.
9Volunteer for the Special Olympics for many years.
10Friend of Keith Knudsen.
11Her father, Charles Miller, died on Thanksgiving 1993 of congestive heart failure at age 78. He was her inspiration for her life. He had guest-starred as a preacher on an episode of Kate & Allie (1984).
12Mother is Constance Miller.
13Brother is Chuck Miller and sister is Mary Mercedes Dewey.
14November 28, 2004 - Plane crash in Colorado kills son Edward, 14 and injured husband Dick Ebersol and son, Charles
15The second time she hosted Saturday Night Live (1975), she admitted in her opening monologue that the first time she hosted the show, then producer Dick Ebersol, fell in love with her, got her pregnant, and married her.
16Is a vegetarian
17Is a certified master gardener
18Children: Harmony Lucas, Sunshine Lucas, Willie Ebersol, Charlie Ebersol and Edward (Teddy) Ebersol.
19Aunt of actress Christa Miller


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living1980Jane
M*A*S*H1980TV SeriesAggie O'Shea
S.O.S. Titanic1979TV MovieLeigh Goodwin
Sex and the Single Parent1979TV MovieSally
Love at First Bite1979Cindy Sondheim
The Girls in the Office1979TV MovieRita Massaro
Desperate Women1978TV MovieEsther Winters
Night Cries1978TV MovieJeannie Haskins
Outlaw Blues1977Tina Waters
Scott Free1976TV MovieHolly
McMillan & Wife1971-1976TV SeriesSally McMillan
Magic Carpet1972TV MovieTimothea Lamb
The Name of the Game1968-1971TV SeriesPeggy Maxwell
Alias Smith and Jones1971TV SeriesMiss Porter
McCloud1970TV SeriesOfficer Keach
Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County1970Mrs. Martha Kid (uncredited)
It Takes a Thief1968-1970TV SeriesCharlie Brown / Princess Astride / Stewardess Anne Edwards
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968Aida
Jigsaw1968Ida
Where Angels Go Trouble Follows!1968Rosabelle
Ironside1967-1968TV SeriesVerna Cusack / Elaine Moreau
P.J.1968Linette Orbison
Ready and Willing1967TV MovieJulia Preston
Fame Is the Name of the Game1966TV MoviePeggy Chan
Suits2011TV SeriesJoy McAfferty
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2006TV SeriesMonica Bradshaw
The Drew Carey Show1996TV SeriesLynn O'Brien
Kate & Allie1984-1989TV SeriesKate McArdle
Tattinger's1989TV SeriesSusan
After George1983TV ShortSusan Roberts
I Take These Men1983TV MovieCarol Sherwood
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder1982Katherine Cross
The Kid from Nowhere1982TV MovieSamantha 'Sam' Kandal
Carbon Copy1981Vivian Whitney

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kate & Allie1984TV Series performer - 1 episode
Outlaw Blues1977performer: "I Dream of Highways"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today2004-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
CBS at 752003TV Special documentaryHerself
Saturday Night Live 251999TV Special documentaryHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHerself
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary1989TV SpecialHerself
Later with Bob Costas1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Nightlife1987TV SeriesHerself
The Morning Program1987TV SeriesHerself - Guest
WrestleMania 21986TV SpecialHerself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHerself
The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Saturday Night Live1981-1983TV SeriesHerself - Host / Various / Herself
The Mike Douglas Show1975-1980TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Actress
The Merv Griffin Show1979TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America1979TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1972-1978TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Circus of the Stars #21977TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 21977TV MovieHerself
US Against the World1977TV MovieHerself
The Mac Davis Show1976TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Rich Little Show1976TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1975TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Celebrity Bowling1974-1975TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Squares1969-1970TV SeriesHerself
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Name Droppers1970TV SeriesHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHerself
The Bob Hope Show1966TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2005TV SeriesHerself
The Dick Cavett Show1986TV SeriesKate McArdle

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionAwarded on June 11, 2008 at 1645 Vine Street
1974TP de OroTP de Oro, SpainBest Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)McMillan & Wife (1971)
1973TP de OroTP de Oro, SpainBest Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)McMillan & Wife (1971)
1969Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a SeriesThe Name of the Game (1968)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesKate & Allie (1984)
1984Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesKate & Allie (1984)
1980Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressLove at First Bite (1979)
1975Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited SeriesMcMillan & Wife (1971)
1974Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest TV Actress - DramaMcMillan & Wife (1971)
1973Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest TV Actress - DramaMcMillan & Wife (1971)
1973Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing)McMillan & Wife (1971)
1972Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest TV Actress - DramaMcMillan & Wife (1971)
1972Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic SeriesMcMillan & Wife (1971)
1971Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in DramaThe Name of the Game (1968)
1970Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in DramaThe Name of the Game (1968)


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