Who Is Susan Misner? 6 Facts About The American Dancer

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Hollywood is flooded with many versatile actors and actresses which include the likes of Susan Misner, known for her track record of consistency in the film industry since the 1990s. This talented actress in the early days of her career started off on Broadway before she got the opportunity to be cast in series and film in the subsequent years.

Susan has also managed to keep both her careers as a dancer and actress alive in the highly competitive entertainment industry. Let’s get to know more about her in the following facts.

Who Is Susan Misner?

Susan Misner is a dancer, as well as an actress, born on the 8th of February 1971. Her place of birth is Paterson, New Jersey, in the United States and she is of an American nationality whereas her ethnicity is said to be North American. Susan’s dad was a businessman while her mum was a housewife. The actress cum dancer is said to have shared a very close bond with her mum whom she admires deeply. She also credits her hard work in pursuing a career as an actress to her mum who stood by her from the beginning.


The dancer-turned-actress has not revealed much details about her childhood and no siblings have been associated with her. However, her early years were spent in Pompton Plains where she is said to have picked interest in dancing. Later on, she relocated to New York City where she started appearing sitcoms with her first being in 1999 One Life to Live which has been followed by several other appearances in sitcoms like The Americans, Blue Bloods, The Following, Nashville, Gotham and the upcoming 2019 sitcom Fosse/Verdon.

In addition to her sitcoms, Susan has also featured in films like Chicago, Something’s Gotta Give, The Forgotten, Alchemy, Henley, Hope Springs, Being Charlie, and many others.

Facts About The Dancer

  • 1. She Is Married To A Fellow Entertainer

The gorgeous Susan Misner is not alone in her pursuit of building a career as an entertainer, her husband is also with her and though he is not a dancer or an actor, Jonathan Bernstein is a popular director as well as a playwright. The pair who have been married since 1999 have so far, maintained a very happy home irrespective of the demanding nature of the entertainment industry.

It is also worth knowing that like his wife, Jonathan is also enjoying a thriving career and back in 2013, he was even employed by Bloomberg to contribute to their political segment. Prior to that, he wrote for The Washington Post, Salon and The American Prospect. He is also known for producing films like Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask, About Sarah and Family of Spies. Jonathan has also worked alongside his wife to produce the theatre dance play The Shape She Makes.

  • 2. Awards Credited To Her

As an actress, Susan Misner is known to have won some prestigious awards alongside her team which include the 2003 Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble for the film
Chicago, Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Music, Adapted Song with respect to the film Chicago and she has also been named among the winners of Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for the same movie.

  • 3. Her Other Nominations

Apart from the awards she has won, Susan has also been nominated alongside her team for the Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Cast Ensemble with respect to the film Chicago, Online Film & Television Association nominated her for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series for the series
Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Phoenix Film Critics Society also nominated her team for the category Best Acting Ensemble for the film Chicago.

  • 4. Online Activity

Susan is known to have an active social media life on Facebook with over 1200 followers but for other platforms like Instagram and Twitter, not much is heard of about her there.

  • 5. Body Stats

This stunning Susan Misner has the height of 5 ft 7 inches which carries her slender body frame. Her golden hair and light brown eyes also enhanced the beauty of this actress cum dancer.

  • 6. She Danced with Denise Faye

Susan is known to have danced alongside Denise Faye in the cinema version of Chicago in 2002. She and the American Pie actress teamed up in the “Cell Block Tango” dance number.

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