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Susan Misner

Susan Misner
Born (1971-02-08) February 8, 1971
Paterson, New Jersey, USA
Other names Susie Milner
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996—present

Susan Misner (born February 8, 1971) is an American dancer, television and film actress.


Misner portrayed the doomed Grace Davidson on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live from March 12, 1999 to November 17, 1999.[1] In 2002, Misner appeared in the film Chicago, performing the renowned "Cell Block Tango" as Liz, "Pop" with Catherine Zeta-Jones, Denise Faye, Deidre Goodwin, Ekaterina Chtchelkanova, and Mýa Harrison.

Misner has guest-starred on many TV series, including three of the series in the Law & Order franchiseLaw & Order: Criminal Intent (2001/2005), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2002) and Law & Order (2006)—as well as both CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002) and CSI: Miami (2004). She had a dancing role in the 2002 film Chicago. Misner appeared as Theresa on Rescue Me in 2006 and 2007, and later as Gretchen Martin in the 2007 miniseries The Bronx Is Burning. She appeared in two episodes of the hit CBS procedural Without a Trace during the 2004–2005 television season. She portrayed Alison Humphrey in several 2007 episodes of The CW series Gossip Girl and Sergeant Burnett in New Amsterdam (2008). In 2010, she played the girlfriend of therapist Paul Weston in the series In Treatment. Currently, she has the roles of Jessica Arndt in Person of Interest, Sandra Beeman in The Americans, and Stacy in Nashville.

Personal life

Misner grew up in Pompton Plains, New Jersey.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Everyone Says I Love You Harry Winston Dancer
1997 Cyber Vengeance Tory
2000 Fanatical Teachings of Julian Tau, TheThe Fanatical Teachings of Julian Tau Susan Short film
2001 Queenie in Love Chick
2002 Pipe Dream Onica
2002 Chicago Liz
2003 Something's Gotta Give Harry's Old Flame
2004 Forgotten, TheThe Forgotten Agent Lisa Franks
2005 Alchemy Associate Editor
2005 Walking on the Sky Sara
2006 Mentor Marilyn Conner
2006 Hoax, TheThe Hoax Feral Girl #1
2006 Two Weeks Sherry
2007 If I Didn't Care Hadley Templeton
2008 Stick It in Detroit Lisa Brooks
2008 Eavesdrop Bette
2008 Jumping In Bartender Short film
2008 Drum Beats Twice, TheThe Drum Beats Twice Mary
2008 Gigantic Melanie Lolly
2009 Once More with Feeling Theresa
2009 Cayman Went Darby Thomas
2009 Tanner Hall Roxanne
2011 Somebody's Hero Katie Wells
2011 Henley Sara Short film
2012 Hope Springs Dana


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Soul Man Dept. Store Woman Episode: "Christmas Ruined My Life"
1999 One Life to Live Grace Davidson Buchanan TV series
2000 Ed Female Teacher Episode: "Better Days"
2001 Sex and the City Shayna Episode: "Time and Punishment"
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Becky Stark Episode: "Smothered"
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Cassie James Episode: "The Hunger Artist"
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ronnie Marshall Episode: "Dolls"
2004 CSI: Miami Heddy Latham Episode: "Not Landing"
2004 Without a Trace Jessie Prince Episode: "The Line"
2005 Without a Trace Helen / Hope Episode: "John Michaels"
2005 Jonny Zero Eve Recurring role (6 episodes)
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Sister Olivia Episode: "Acts of Contrition"
2005 Starved Alison Episodes: "Scrotal Origami", "Thank You, I Love You", "Viva La Cucaracha", "The Breatharians"
2005 Night Stalker Irene Episodes: "Pilot", "The Five People You Meet in Hell"
2006 Conviction Alexis Bennet Episodes: "Hostage", "180.80"
2006 Vanished Nadia Sands Episodes: "The New World", "The Cell"
2006 Law & Order Samantha Weaver Episode: "Corner Office"
2006 Rescue Me Theresa Episodes: "Twilight", "Hell", "Beached"
2007 Rescue Me Theresa Episode: "Baby Face"
2007 Kill Point, TheThe Kill Point Lorna Ash Episode: "No Meringue"
2007 Bronx Is Burning, TheThe Bronx Is Burning Gretchen Martin Episodes: "The Game's Not as Easy as It Looks, Fellas", "The Straw", "Mr. October"
2007 Gossip Girl Alison Humphrey Episodes: "17 Candles", "Blair Waldorf Must Pie!", "Hi, Society", "Roman Holiday"
2008 New Amsterdam Callie Burnett Episodes: "Keep the Change", "Legacy", "Reclassified", "Love Hurts"
2008 Life on Mars Carol Ann Reeves Episode: "My Maharishi Is Bigger Than Your Maharishi"
2008 Fringe Tess Amaral Episode: "The Dreamscape"
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Mary Devildis Episode: "Family Values"
2009 Royal Pains Claire Grant Episode: "No Man Is an Island"
2009 White Collar Dana Mitchell Episode: "Flip of the Coin"
2010 NCIS Leah Mayne Episode: "Double Identity"
2010 In Treatment Wendy Episodes: "Sunil: Week One", "Frances: Week Three"
2011 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Simone Canning Episode: "Real Deal"
2011–2012 Person of Interest Jessica Arndt Episodes: "Pilot", "Mission Creep", "Blue Code", "Matsya Nyaya", "Many Happy Returns"
2012 I Just Want My Pants Back Episode: "Safety Nets"
2012 40 Stacy TV film
2013 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Simone Canning Episode: "Boom De Yah Da"
2013–present Americans, TheThe Americans Sandra Beeman Recurring role (9 episodes)
2013 Blue Bloods Karen Waters Episode: "Men in Black"
2013 Following, TheThe Following Jenny Hardy Episode: "Mad Love"
2013 Nashville Stacey Recurring Role Season 1 (5 episodes)
2014 Gotham Dr. Marks Episode: "Spirit of the Goat"


  1. ^ Grace Davidson profile -
  2. ^ Rohan, Virginia. "Pompton Plains native is having fun as risqué ex-nun", The Record (Bergen County), July 17, 2007. Accessed July 19, 2007. "'I loved growing up in Pompton Plains. It really was a lovely small town. It's not small anymore,' says Misner, who studied dance, from age 11 to 18, with Nancy King at the King Centre for the Performing Arts in Wanaque."

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