Birth Name: Suzanne Cryer
While television allowed the actress to reach her widest audience, her film and theater work was at least as notable. Cryer made her debut in 1994's "Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade", the short by Billy Bob Thornton that would be adapted into the actor-director's acclaimed 1996 feature "Sling Blade". In 1997, with several regional productions to her credit, Cryer was featured in Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. She played Josie Hines, one of the stars of Neil Simon's "Proposals" in the play's 1997 Los Angeles theater debut, and made a debut of her own when the production ran on Broadway from 1997-1998. Cryer was heralded for her performance in the moving dram...