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Suzanne Pleshette BiographySuzanne Pleshette was born on January 31, 1937 in New York City, New York, the only child of Eugene Pleshette, who managed the Paramount and Brooklyn Paramount theaters during the big band era. Ms. Pleshette chose to attend the New York High School of the Performing Arts at twelve, then went on to Syracuse University, Finch College, the Neighborhood Playhouse, and Sanford Meisner's Acting School.
TriviaCousin of John Pleshette. Was the producers' original choice for the role on Catwoman on the "Batman" (1966) TV show. When negotiations broke down, the part went to Julie Newmar, who made it her own. Childhood friend of Faye Michael Nuell (aka Faye Mayo) and Kari Champion (Widow of Gower Champion). Met her future husband, Tom Poston, when they appeared together in the 1959 Broadway comedy "The Golden Fleecing". However, they didn't marry for more than 40 years. Is buried in a family plot at Hillside Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California; next to her second husband, Tom Gallagher, and her parents.
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