Where Is She Now: Susan Dey (Actress) as Laurie - The Partridge Family.
Name: Susan Dey
Birth Name: Susan Hallock Dey
Born: December 10, 1952 in Pekin, Illinois
Claim To Fame: Susan has actually had two pretty popular roles, but the one that she will, in my opinion, be forever known for is that of Laurie Partridge from the TV show 'Partridge Family.'
Susan's other major TV role was in 'LA Law' as Grace Van Owen.
Family Life: Bernard Sofronski - (February 20, 1988 - present)
Lenny Hirshan (1976 - 1981) One daughter Sarah Hirshan born in November 1978
Info: Susan and her sister Lesley got their starts as models
through their mother, who read an article on fashion modeling in "Seventeen" and
decided to submit her daughters’ pictures to a top agency in New York.
It wasn't long after that that Susan made the leap into television as Laurie
Born in Pekin, Illinois, but she only lived there only briefly before moving to
Long Island, where her father was editor of a group of newspapers.
During 'The Partridge Family' Susan developed an eating disorder. Come to think
of it, this may have been the first time I had ever heard of an eating disorder
after reading about Susan.
Trivia: Susan, as Laurie Partridge, popularized the poncho way back in the
70's (and they are once again the must-have stylish item).
There was much speculation on whether she and David Cassidy were ever 'involved'
and for many years both kept mum. But David came clean in his book "Come on Get
Happy: Fear and Loathing on the Partridge Family Bus"... and the answer is yes.
Where Is She Now: Of all the people I have written about I have to say
Susan Dey has been the hardest to get info on.
She is still acting. Most recently she was seen in an episode of 'Third Watch'
where she played a doctor.
Susan is the only Partridge to not appear in the new VH-1 show, 'In Search of
The Partridge Family.' This was a reality show that searched for and cast the
stars for a remake of The
There have been reunion shows also and Susan has declined to appear at any of