World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Susan Clark

Susan Clark
Clark as Babe Didrikson Zaharias, 1975.
Born Nora Golding
(1940-03-08) March 8, 1940
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1963–2000
Spouse(s) Alex Karras (1980–2012; his death; 1 child)
Bob Joseph (1970–1973; divorced)

Susan Clark (born March 8, 1940) is a Canadian actress, possibly best known for her role as Katherine on the American television sitcom Webster, on which she appeared with her late husband, Alex Karras.


  • Personal life 1
  • Career 2
  • TV and filmography 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Personal life

Clark was born Nora Golding in George Zaharias. Clark and Karras remained married until his death on October 10, 2012.


Clark had leading roles in several films, including G.P. Putnam, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Actress. She posed topless for Playboy in the February, 1973 issue, in a pictorial entitled "The Ziegfeld Girls: A dazzling review starring the talking pictures' own Susan Clark".

Clark played Dr. Cleo Markham in the movie Colossus: The Forbin Project, hooker Cherry Forever in Porky's (in which Alex Karras also starred), Elizabeth Murray in Emily of New Moon, Elaine Moore in the television movie Trapped and Muriel Mulligan in the 1994 television movie Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story. She also played murderess Beth Chadwick in the Columbo episode "Lady in Waiting", which co-starred Leslie Nielsen and Jessie Royce Landis.

Most recently, in 2006 Clark appeared at the Manitoba Theatre Centre in the Warehouse production of The Retreat from Moscow, and in the 2007 Mainstage production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

TV and filmography

Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
1963 Sentimental Agent, TheThe Sentimental Agent Philippa Episode: "Finishing School"
1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Helen Silbey Episode: "Blind Man's Bluff"
1967 Virginian, TheThe Virginian Melanie Kohler Episode: "Melanie"
1967 Banning Cynthia Linus
1967 Run for Your Life Kathryn Aller Episode: "Cry Hard, Cry Fast: Part 1"
Episode: "Cry Hard, Cry Fast: Part 2"
1968 Madigan Tricia Bentley
1968 Coogan's Bluff Julie Roth
1968 Something for a Lonely Man Mary Duren TV movie
1969 Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Dr. Elizabeth Arnold
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. Ruth Ann Adams Episode: "Hello, Goodbye, Hello"
1970 Challengers, TheThe Challengers Catherine 'Cat' Burroughs TV movie
1970 Skullduggery Dr. Sybil Greame
1970 Colossus: The Forbin Project Dr. Cleo Markham
1971 Valdez Is Coming Gay Erin
1971 Skin Game Ginger
1971 Bold Ones: The Lawyers, TheThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers Ellen McKay Episode: "In Defense of Ellen McKay"
1971 Columbo Beth Chadwick Episode: "Lady in Waiting"
1972 Astronaut, TheThe Astronaut Gail Randolph TV movie
1972 Poet Game Diana Howard TV movie
1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. Judy Graham Episode: "Please Don't Send Flowers"
1972 Bold Ones: The New Doctors, TheThe Bold Ones: The New Doctors Janice Morrow Episode: "An Inalienable Right to Die"
1973 Showdown Kate Jarvis
1973 Trapped Elaine Moore TV movie
1974 Double Solitaire Barbara Potter TV movie
1974 Midnight Man, TheThe Midnight Man Linda Thorpe
1974 Barnaby Jones Karen Maybury / 'Leila Evanston' Episode: "Woman in the Shadows"
1974 Airport 1975 Helen Patroni
1975 Night Moves Ellen Moseby
1975 Apple Dumpling Gang, TheThe Apple Dumpling Gang Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale
1975 Babe Mildred 'Babe' Didrikson Zaharias TV movie
1976 McNaughton's Daughter Laurel McNaughton TV movie
1976 Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart TV movie
1979 Murder by Decree Mary Kelly
1979 North Avenue Irregulars, TheThe North Avenue Irregulars Anne Woods, the Church Secretary
1979 City on Fire Diana Brockhurst-Lautrec
1979 Promises in the Dark Fran Koenig
1980 Double Negative Paula West
1980 Jimmy B. & André Stevie TV movie
1981 Choice, TheThe Choice Kay Clements TV movie
1981 Nobody's Perfekt Carol
1981 Sherlock Holmes Madge Larrabee TV movie
1982 Porky's Cherry Forever
1982 Maid in America Catherine Abel TV movie
1983–1989 Webster Katherine Calder-Young Papadapolis 150 episodes
1991 Murder, She Wrote Meredith Hellman Episode: "Moving Violation"
1994 Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story Muriel Mulligan TV movie
1994 Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story LaVona Harding TV movie
1995 Butterbox Babies Lila Young
1996 Toe Tags TV movie
1998–2000 Emily of New Moon Elizabeth Murray 17 episodes


  1. ^ Susan Clark bio at Film Reference

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.