Susan May Pratt

Susan May Pratt

Highest Rated: 91% The Gift (2015)

Lowest Rated: 0% The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998)

Birthday: Feb 8, 1974

Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, USA

Grew up: East Lansing, MIHigh School: East Lansing High School and Montmorency Secondary School in Eltham, Australia (I was an exchange student).College: 2 years at Simon's Rock College of Bard in Massachusetts and 2 years at Parson's School of Design in New York City.Degrees: A GED and an Associate of Arts degree from Simon's Rock. I never graduated from Parson's, where I studied architecture.Current Location: Los Angeles, CAI started out modeling for a local hair salon when I was 14. I modeled for them in a number of regional hair-cutting competitions. Sometimes these events were not only nerve-wracking for the competing stylist, but for me as well; shaky hands and sharp scissors are a frightening combination! Of course most of the time, all went well and we had fun; nothing but my hair ever did get snipped and I only ended up with a few lop-sided haircuts :).Through the competitions I found a modeling agency in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Through the Michigan modeling agency, I found an agency in Chicago. Through the Chicago agency, I found an agency in Milan, Italy. Through the Milan agency, I found an agency in New York.... Hmmm, do you detect a pattern here?I did a little modeling in Michigan. My first shoot, at 14, was for wedding gowns! In Chicago, I did almost no modeling; much of my work as a model took place in Milan. I spent the summer after my sophomore year in high school working in Italy.After my summer in Milan, I applied to be an exchange student in Australia. I lived for about half a year with a family in Eltham, which is just outside of Melbourne. While in Australia, I applied and got accepted to Simon's Rock College of Bard, which is a 4-year college for high-school-aged students. (Most of the freshmen are 16-17.) In the intervening summer, I modeled in Japan for 5 weeks. I've never worked so hard in my life. I only had two days off that whole time!After two years at Simon's Rock, I transferred to Parson's School of Design in New York City, the place I once swore that I would never live. (See where those kinds of resolutions get you?) The first time I visited New York, I found it entirely overwhelming. I have since grown to love New York dearly.The summer before moving to New York, however, I returned to Milan to model. Once in New York, I attended class and supported myself through whatever modeling jobs would fit into my school schedule. I chose architecture as my major and was working toward my BFA when I began booking films....While attending architecture classes and modeling, I also started working with a commercial agency (which sends actors out on tv commercial castings) and taking various acting classes. I often get asked 'how I got started'; I got my first acting opportunities through my commercial agency. This agency also had a film and tv department (called the Legit department). One day I received a call from them for a movie audition. An independent film that was being cast couldn't find the lead girl; the casting directors decided to audition some new talent. Although I did not end up booking that film, I was called back in to audition for the part a number of times. My agency took notice and started sending me out on more movies....Eventually, I had to quit taking classes at Parson's School of Design because I kept booking parts.I am living in Los Angeles now! For a while I lived back and forth between New York and LA, but recently made the permanent move here. Written by Susan May Pratt


Highest Rated Movies



91% The Gift Rhonda Ryan $33.1M 2015
No Score Yet Act Naturally Kristi Lerner 2011
No Score Yet Who's Your Monkey? Rebecca 2007
45% Open Water 2: Adrift Amy 2007
No Score Yet Undermind (At the End of the Day) Actor 2003
No Score Yet Hunger Point Shelly Hunter 2003
No Score Yet Charms for the Easy Life Margaret 2002
No Score Yet Searching for Paradise Gilda Mattei 2002
42% Center Stage Maureen 2000
28% Drive Me Crazy Alicia 1999
69% 10 Things I Hate About You Mandella 1999
0% The Substitute 2: School's Out Anya 1998
36% No Looking Back Annie 1998
75% Private Parts Stewardess 1997
32% Before and After Journalist No. 2 1996
No Score Yet When Nature Calls (The Outdoorsters) Actor 1985


34% CSI: Cyber
Fran Reynolds 2015
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
April Reynolds Tara Newsome 2012
74% The Defenders
Laura Reid 2010
35% Eleventh Hour
Erica Gillman 2009
No Score Yet Ghost Whisperer
Lisa Brody 2005
No Score Yet Crime Scene Investigation [DELETED]
Tara Newsome 2004
No Score Yet Charmed
Miranda 2003
No Score Yet Third Watch
Shannon 2000
No Score Yet Law & Order
Leslie Crowell 1998
No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco
Tina Wells 1976


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