Susannah Harker

Biography: Susannah is the daughter of the English actress Polly Adams, the great niece of the actor Gordon Harker and the sister of Caroline Harker, also an actress. She trained for an acting career in London at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Susannah was married to the actor Iain Glen, and they have one son, called Finlay, but Susannah and Iain separated and filed for divorce in 2004.
In 2002-03, Susannah was one of the high-profile activists of the London-based "Stop the War" coalition, campaigning against the invasion of Iraq by American and British forces (read more here). Susannah's family has a long theatrical tradition. Her great-great-grandfather Joseph Harker (1856-1927) was a well-known scene painter in the London theatre and was himself the son of an actor called William Pierpoint Harker. Joseph was a close friend and colleague at the Lyceum Theatre of the writer Bram Stoker, who is said to have named the hero of Dracula (Jonathan Harker) after his friend
Susannah is the daughter of the English actress Polly Adams, the great niece of the actor Gordon Harker and the sister of Caroline Harker, also an actress. She trained for an acting career in London at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Susannah was married to the actor Iain Glen, and they have one son, called Finlay, but Susannah and Iain separated and filed for divorce in 2004.

In 2002-03, Susannah was one of the high-profile activists of the London-based "Stop the War" coalition, campaigning against the invasion of Iraq by American and British forces (read more here).

Susannah's family has a long theatrical tradition. Her great-great-grandfather Joseph Harker (1856-1927) was a well-known scene painter in the London theatre and was himself the son of an actor called William Pierpoint Harker. Joseph was a close friend and colleague at the Lyceum Theatre of the writer Bram Stoker, who is said to have named the hero of Dracula (Jonathan Harker) after his friend Joseph. One of Joseph's sons was the character actor Gordon Harker (1885-1967).

Susannah's stage work includes:

Three Sisters (playing Masha), Playhouse Theatre (dir. Michael Blakemore)
The Little Black Book (Suzanne), Riverside Studios (dir. Marianne Badrichani)
The Browning Version (Millie), Derby Playhouse (dir. Mark Clements)
Uncle Vanya, The Gate Theatre and New York (dir. Ben Barnes)
Tartuffe, Almeida Theatre (dir. Jonathan Kent)
The Importance of Being Ernest (Gwendoline), Aldwych Theatre (dir. Nick Hytner)
She Stoops to Conquer (Kate), Chichester Festival (dir. Peter Wood)
Venus Observed (Perpetua), Chichester Festival (dir. James Roose Evans)
Coriolanus (Vigilia), Chichester Festival (dir. Tim Supple)
Racing Demon, National Theatre (dir. Richard Eyre)
The Debutante Ball, Hampstead Theatre (dir. Simon Stokes)
Look Back in Anger, Bristol Old Vic (dir. Steve Unwin)
Winter in the Morning (Zulu), Palace Theatre, Watford (dir. Lou Stein).

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Susannah Harker's Scores

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Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 69 Intimacy
Lowest Metascore: 55 Surviving Picasso
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
69 Intimacy Oct 19, 2001 Susan, Jay's Wife 8.0
55 Surviving Picasso Sep 20, 1996 Marie-Thérèse tbd
68 A Dry White Season Sep 20, 1989 Suzette Du Toit tbd