Susan Dey
Susan Dey
Real Name/Full Name Susan Hallock Dey
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Susan Dey
Birth Place: Pekin, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 December 1952
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father – Robert Smith
Mother –  Gail Dey
Siblings: Sara Dey-Hirshan and  Leslie Smith Model
School: Columbus Elementary School
Fox Lane High School
College: N/A
Religion: Non-religious
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Bernard Sofronski (m. 1988), Lenny Hirshan (m. 1976–1981)
Kids/Children Name: Sara Dey-Hirshan
Profession: Retired American actress
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

The renowned American actress is best known for her famous sitcom role as Laurie Partridge in the film The Partridge Family that aired between 1970 and 1974. Her celebrity status also emanates from her involvement in the NBC drama series called L.A. Law, where she played the role of Grace Van Owen between 1986 and 1992.

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Biography and Early Life

Susan Dey, whose real birth name is Susan Hallock Dey, was born on the 10th of December 1952 in Pekin, Illinois, United States. Her parents are Ruth Pyle Dey, who passed on when she was eight years, and Robert Smith Dey.

She was brought up together with her siblings Sara Dey-Hirshan and  Leslie Smith Model.

After finishing her school Dey joined the entertainment world where she has been of much value. She has involved herself with various phenomenal works before retiring to a private life leaving behind a household name.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Susan Dey in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Susan Dey’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024 having been born on 10 December 1952. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Light brown.


Dey went to the Columbus Elementary School in Thornwood, located in New York. Before relocating to Mount Kisco in New York, where she completed her schooling at Fox Lane High School in 1970.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

In 1976, Susan got married to Leonard “Lenny” Hirshan. Their marriage lasted till 1981, when the two parted ways. Out of this marriage, she was blessed with a daughter named Sara.

Later on, in 1988, Susan got married to Bernard Sofronski, a television producer with who she lives presently.

During the run of The Partridge Family film, Susan suffered from the eating disorder anorexia.

Is Susan Dey Lesbian?

Susan Dey is neither a lesbian, gay nor is she a bisexual. A sexual orientation is straight. Susan has been involved in a couple of relationships including marriage. This is a proof that her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Before appearing on The Partridge Family that premiered between 1970 and 1974 bring her to fame, Hallock had taken up the modeling career. With no prior acting experience, she earned this role at the age of 17 years.

In 1977, Susan joined weekly network television, where he was involved in Loves Me, Loves Me Not, a short-lived situation comedy. In 1972, Susan was finally involved in her initial film role as an actress as a passenger in the film Skyjacked that features Charlton Heston.

Later on, in 1981, Hallock was a starring together in the film Looker, a science-fiction-based film that was written and directed by Michael Crichton. Susan, later on, won a spot in the 1986’s Echo Park where she played the role of a waitress who was struggling but then accepts a stripper’s job conveying singing telegrams.

Later on, she appeared on L.A. Law with the role of Grace Van Owen, a California assistant district lawyer who later on became a judge.

Apart from appearing in different films, Susan has also made several appearances on different television shows. She hosted a full-year episode of Saturday Night Live in 1992 before co-starring with Jay Thomas on Sitcon’s Love & War.


Through her performance role in Grace van Owen on “L.A. Law,” Dey won a Golden Globe Award as an Actress in a Leading Role – Drama Series in 1988. In the subsequent four years, she was additionally nominated for the same award.

Dey got Emmy Award nominations in 1987, 1988, and 1989 for an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Susan Dey in 2024

Susan Dey Net Worth
Susan Dey Net Worth

As of 2024, Hallock has amassed an estimated net worth of about $12 million through her acting career. Her involvement in different films, as well as different television shows, has been the source of all her wealth. Since becoming a household name in 1970 with her role in The Partridge Family, her earnings short up. Since then, she was involved in numerous other films that earned her big fortunes. Her appearance on different television shows has also earned her a chunk of her wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Susan broke through the modelling industry through a cover photo she did with the Pursettes tampons at just her teenage years without any prior experience in the art of acting.
  • Before retiring, Susan appeared on the TV series Third Watch playing the role of Dr Breene.

Through her acting career, Susan has been able to make not only a fortune for herself but also leaving a mark in the lives of different people, including championing against rape, especially on campus. She does this by being a board member of the Rape Treatment Centre at UCLA Medical Centre. Her name became a household name since her role in the film The Partridge Family earning her a considerable number of fans all over the world.


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