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Susan Skipper

Last updated 09 January 2020


Susan Skipper
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Susan Cook

Born: Saturday 27th January 1951 (age: 69)

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Susan Skipper  is a British television and stage actress.

After attending the Central School of Speech and Drama in London she went to the British television. She gave her debut in theCarry On Laughing sitcom series in 1975. In the following years she appeared in series like West End TalesDon't Wait Up(besides Nigel Havers), The Sweeney and Doctor Who. In 1982 she was seen as Elizabeth Sarah Lavinia SpencerLady Diana's oldest sister, in the television drama Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story by James Goldstone. In 1987 she had a short appearance in a flashback sequence as Emily Lloyd's mother in David Leland's film Wish You Were Here (1987). She had also an engagement as stage actress at the Mill Theatre Sonning where she played e.g. the role of Pat Cooper in the Terence Rattigan playSeparate Tables.

Together with Eve Karpf she was one of the early voices of Sat-nav. Her name was the inspiration for the Viz comic strip Susan's Kipper.

Susan Skipper is married to British actor Anthony Valentine.