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Susie Essman

Susie Greene

Susie Essman was born May 31, 1955 in New York. She grew up in the New York City suburb of Mount Vernon. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from SUNY Purchase College in 1977.

During her career as an entertainer, she has experienced success both on screen and on the stage. Essman's standup career spans more than two decades. She began by working in the comedy clubs of New York City, and she later made the transition to television and film. She has been featured in several television programs, including Baby Boom, Kate & Allie, The King of Queens, Crank Yankers, Law and Order, American Dad!, Women Aloud, True Colors and Blue Bloods. She is a two-time SAG nominee, both of which she earned for her work on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

She has appeared in several feature films as well. Her movie credits include Crocodile Dundee, Punchline, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, Volcano, Keeping the Faith and Putzel. She also provided the voice of Mittens in the Disney animated feature Bolt.

In addition to her career as a comedian and actor, she is also an author and wrote What Would Susie Say? Bullsh*t Wisdom About Love, Life and Comedy in 2009.

Character Bio

Susie Greene is the often unpleasant, foul-mouthed wife of Jeff, Larry's manager. Her explosive temper means she has no patience when dealing with Jeff and Larry's schemes. She and Jeff have a daughter named Sammi.

Curb Your Enthusiasm TV Schedule

Monday
September 22
5:00am
The Anonymous Donor
The Davids and the Blacks move into a new home and take in a new guest; Larry rewrites a dry-cleaning rule and envies Ted Dansons anonymity; Jeff finds his reputation stained.
TV-PG
5:30am
The Ida Funkhouser Roadside Memorial
Larry argues with Susie and Richard Lewis over condolences, confronts a pair of "sample abusers" at an ice-cream parlor and a perfumery, and is accused by Marty of pinching flowers.
TV-PG
Monday
September 29
5:00am
The Lefty Call
Larry's regrets getting Richard Lewis' girlfriend Cha Cha a job near the office bathroom; a waiter is doomed by a doggy-bag dispute; Larry proves inept at talking lefty.
TV-PG
5:30am
The Freak Box
A book about freaks, coupled with a chauffeur's incapacity, sets Larry up for a string of ejections involving Ted Danson, John McEnroe, and a group of mourners.
TV-PG