York, Susannah

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York, Susannah Gender: F
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande
born on 9 January 1939 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°15' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 07°54 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 02°07'


British leading lady of stage and starring in over 60 films, as well as being an author of screen plays and children's books. Raised in a remote Scottish village, the intriguing blonde, blue-eyed leading lady graduated from London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Her best-known roles included that of the controversial nude lesbian in "The Killing of Sister George," 1968 and she was nominated for an Oscar in "They Shoot Horses Don't They?," 1969. She won the Best Actress award at Cannes for "Images" in 1972. In the 70's, she had success with her first children's book, "In Search of Unicorns." In the '80s she found steady employment with the release of the "Superman" films in which she played the Kryptonian mom. She has co-written a screenplay.

York was married to actor-writer Michael Wells. The couple had two children and lived on a Sussex farm but their marriage ended in divorce..

She died of cancer in London on January 16, 2011.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1972 (Best Actress Award at Cannes)

Source Notes

David Fisher quotes Suzanne Michaud. Frank C. Clifford quotes Michaud for 10:30. Nick Campion quotes her for "no idea."

Reference books give 1941.

Sy Scholfield writes (October 2002), "Various years of birth have been given, birth name of Susannah Yolande

Fletcher, and 9 January DOB. According to a Times birth announcement (11 January 1939, p. 1), a Miss Fletcher was born on 9th January 1939 in London: "FLETCHER. - On Jan. 9, 1939, at 18, Walpole Street, S.W.3, to Joan, wife of Peel Fletcher - a daughter" (Times, 11 January 1939, p. 1)."


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Children's)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Over 60 films)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (terminal)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease