Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Suzan Farmer R.I.P.

Suzan Farmer, an actress who appeared frequently on British television and in several Hammer Films, died on September 17 2017 at the age of 75. The cause was cancer.

Suzan Farmer was born in Kent on June 16 1942. She made her film debut in The Supreme Secret in 1958. She studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama and was still studying there when she appeared in The Dawn Killer (1959). The next year she appeared in Design for Living (1960).

She appeared frequently on British television in the Sixties. Miss Farmer played Aglaria in the mini-series adaptation of The Idiot. She guest starred on such shows as Call Oxbridge 2000, No Hiding Place, Love Story, Danger Man, Gideon C.I.D., Sherlock Holmes, The Flying Swan, Armchair Theatre, The Saint, Out of the Unknown, and Omnibus. She appeared in the films Young and Willing (1962), 80,000 Suspects (1963), The Scarlet Blade (1963), The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964), 633 Squadron (1964), Die, Monster, Die! (1965), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), Doctor in Clover (1966), Where the Bullets Fly (1966), and Talk of the Devil (1968).

In the Seventies Suzan Farmer played Sally Robson on Coronation Street. She appeared on such shows as UFO, The Persuaders!, ITV Play of the Week, Thriller, Dixon of Dock Green, Blake's 7, and Breakaway. She appeared in the film Persecution (1974).

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