Susan Ward (born April 15, 1976) is an American actress and model.

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[hide]*1 Early life and career

[edit] Early life and career[edit | edit source]

Ward was born in Monroe, Louisiana. She attended a private, Christian elementary school (Monroe Christian School), in Monroe, LA. She briefly attended Northeast Louisiana University (now University of Louisiana at Monroe). She began modeling at the age of 13, leaving school and moving to New York to do so, deciding to try her hand at acting several years later. After a few years of small TV jobs on All My Children and NBC's short-lived Malibu Shores, she landed her first main role as the heroine on Aaron Spelling's daytime soap opera Sunset Beach, where she played the virginal Meg Cummings.

In 1999, she began to pursue a movie career, and starred as the psychotic Brittany Foster in the erotic thriller The In Crowd. The movie was a commercial disappointment in theaters, but found some success on cable and home video.

The following year, Ward played a supporting role in the hit movie Shallow Hal. She has also acted in three other straight-to-video and made-for-cable movies, and has guest starred in four TV series, most notably Friends.

She is now playing the role of Chloe Kmetko, mother of a young gymnast, on the ABC Family drama series Make It or Break It.

[edit] Personal life[edit | edit source]

Ward is married to David C. Robinson, the vice-president of Morgan Creek Productions, the movie studio that produced The In Crowd. They met when he cast her in the movie in 1999 and wed on June 4, 2005. Dr. D.H. Clark, a "friend of the bride," performed the ceremony.[1]

She has one brother, Michael Ward.

[edit] Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Poison Ivy: The New Seduction Girl at party

Direct to DVD release

2000 The In Crowd Brittany Foster Feature film debut
2001 Shallow Hal Jill Supporting
2002 Would I Lie To You? Olivia Direct to DVD release
2004 Wild Things 2 Brittney Havers Direct to DVD Release
Going Greek Wendy Limited direct to DVD release
2005 Just Friends Hooker #3 Uncredited cameo (DVD deleted scene).
Two for the Money Girl in sportscar Uncredited nonspeaking extra
Cruel World Ashley Direct to DVD (Asia and Australia)

Unreleased in the US and Europe

2006 Dead + Deader Holly Sci Fi Channel Movie
2007 Who's Your Caddy? Mrs. Cummings
2008 Toxic Michelle Direct to DVD Release
2008 Criminal Minds Julie Riley "Conflicted"
2009 Order of Chaos Tara
2010 Costa Rican Summer Aunt Carla

[edit] Television work[edit | edit source]

Title Role Notes
All My Children (1995) Waitress Uncredited
Malibu Shores (1996) Bree
Sunset Beach (1997–1999) Meg Cummings First major acting role
Friends (2002) Hayley 1 episode
Make It or Break It (2009–2011) Chloe Kmetko Main season 1-2
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