Susanna Thompson Biography


Susanna Thompson is an American actress who is known for her many appearances on TV. She started her career in the early 90s and has had many roles in various shows of different genres. Her most popular roles include movies such as “Little Giants” (1994), “Ghosts of Mississippi” (1996), “Random Hearts” (1999) and “Dragonfly” (2002). She also had a pretty good run by portraying the character of Karen Sammler on ABC series “Once and Again” between 1999 and 2002. Her latest role was appearing as Moira Queen, the mother of Oliver Queen or Green Arrow, on CW’s “Arrow”.

Susanna Thompson has made a career for herself by appearing on TV. She did not have many lead roles, but she has found a home for herself by appearing in numerous one parters or smaller roles. She is remembered by starring in “The X-Files”, “Star Trek: Voyager”, “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “NCIS” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Recently, she had much bigger roles in shows like “The Book of Daniel”, appearing in 8 episodes, “Kings”, where she played Queen Rose Benjamin in 13 episodes, and “Timeless” where she plays the role of Carolyn Preston.


Susanna Thompson and Jamey Sheridan in “Arrow”

Susanna Thompson has proven how good of an actress she is by the awards that she has been getting. She is the recipient of a Dramatic Award for playing Luisa in “A Shayna Maidel” and also for receiving the Best Actress for “Agnes of God” by the San Diego Critics Circle.


Susanna Thompson and Savannah McDermott in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”

Susanna Thompson Net Worth and Salary

Susanna Thompson has already had a long and lucrative career. She has been getting bigger and more stable work now when she has ventured in a late stage of her career. This is not to say that she had problems in the start but means that she was able to develop into a better actress over the course of time. Her net worth is currently estimated at 3 million dollars.

Susanna Thompson Partner and Family

Susanna Thompson is married to her long time husband Martin Katz. Martin is originally from New York but went to the same university of San Diego with Susanna, where the two met. At first she did not like him and did not care for him but their relationship developed and they eventually started dating. Martin actually proposed to Susanna in the university where they met. Interestingly, Marin is currently working at the same University as a professor. They live together in San Diego with their children and have a good marriage. There were some controversies about Susanna being involved with some of her co-workers but none of them were confirmed. So there are currently no confirmations about an affair.

Susanna Thompson Age

Susanna Thompson was born on January 27, 1958. She is currently 60 years of age. She was born in San Diego, California and has graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in drama.


Susanna Thompson today

Height and Weight

Despite Susanna Thompson’s advanced age, she was able to keep her figure as best as she could. Actually, she looks much younger than she actually is and has a slim and fit body. Some would say that this is miraculous but she owes it to a healthy lifestyle and eating habits that she has developed. All in all, she is now 170 cm tall and weighs 54 kg. Her body measurements are also a testament to how good she looks as they are 36- 24 -34 inches.


Susanna Thompson

Susanna Thompson Controversy

This is not such a big deal now but back in the day Susanna Thompson was a part of a big TV controversy. Namely while staring on “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”, Susanna was a part of a scene which was deemed unthinkable at the tame. She was the first actress to participate in a same sex kiss ever seen on TV. Although this was a big deal back then now it is seen as something very common. Nevertheless, Susanna was the first actress to do it and has not had her career slanted because of it.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Susanna Thompson was born in America and has an American nationality. Her ethnic background is Caucasian.

Biography & Facts
Born: January 27 1958
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: N/A
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $3 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Married to: Martin Katz
Affair with: Colin Salmon?
Children: yes
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Education: San Diego State University