Susie Cusack: Bio, Movies, Net Worth, Husband

(Last Updated On: Jan 6, 2018)

The Cusack’s are no strangers to Hollywood and the entertainment scene generally, from outstanding acting and singing careers to comedy, they have indeed made sure eyebrows will be raised in expectation every time the name Cusack appears in a movie cast. The siblings are Susie Cusack (aka Susan Sudarsan), John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Bill Cusack and Ann Cusack.

Susie Cusack was born on 29th June, 1971 in Evanston, Illinois, in the U.S. to parents Richard John and Nancy Cusack. Susie Cusack (age 47 in 2018) did take after her father who in his time showed great talent as an actor. It is no coincidence that three of his children went on to become a popular name in Hollywood. Her father Richard was also a certified documentary maker; this was a passion Susie’s father Richard chased when he was not on set shooting movies for the big screen.

After her education and training as an actress, Susie started acting; she has starred in six movies including High Fidelity (2000), Short Cuts (1993) Hero (1992) The Company (2003), and Not Again (1996). In 2000, Susie Cusack got her first acting opportunity to star in a TV series, she was cast for the role of Shelley in the TV series “Chicken soup for the soul,” and she was given the role. It is, however, the only time she is reported to have appeared in a TV series. Studying Susie Cusack’s acting career reveals that she has a unique acting talent the different role she has performed in the movies to her credit is proof that she can accurately deliver the type of acting demanded by the producers and directors. In the movie High Fidelity which also starred her siblings, John Cusack and Joan Cusack, Susie played a minor role as one of the guests at a party. However, her role was prominent enough to give her credits as an actress in this movie. In 1992, she starred in the movie Hero; it is a movie categorized a
s a comedy/thriller in which she played the role of Donna O’Day. In this movie, notable Hollywood stars such as Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, and Andy Garcia were part of the movie cast. And her sister, Joan Cusack also played a role in the movie “Hero.”

During her career, Susan has lived in Chicago, New York, Manhattan, and Los Angeles.

Singing with the Band

Susie Cusack had a brief music career. She joined an alternative rock band called “Canned” as a backup singer. This was a rock band formed by the legendary John Travolta; however, Susie left the band only after a week of performing her role in the band as a backup singer.

Hollywood Recognition

Susie Cusack’s acting career did not go unnoticed as she was nominated for an award in 2000. The Chicago Film Critics Association Awards which was held in 2000 featured many potential actresses and actors as awardees, Susie Cusack won the award for “Commitment to Chicago Awards” and award collectively received with other notable stars that had shown exemplary commitment to the award and its organizing committee over the years. Susie was also given a special award at the Golden Globes event held in the United States in 1994. It was an event marked with glitz and glamour giving the paparazzi a field day taking the pictures of our favorite Hollywood stars.

The media has had to deal with some confusion arising from the Tig Notaro’s mother’s name. Tig Notaro is a popular American comic who does stand up gigs; she is also a writer and a radio host. Now, it is somewhat surprising to discover that Tig Notaro’s mother is named “Susie Cusack”; she has sadly passed away. Tig Notaro is a popular stand-up comic, and her biography will definitely be worth the public’s attention. So if you ever come across the information on “Susie Cusack death”, it is about Tig Notaro’s mother.

Acting with the Siblings

Susan C Cusack has acted in movies with her siblings, she starred in the film “High Fidelity” which also starred John and Joan Cusack, and in the movie “Hero” Joan Cusack was also featured in the movie. When asked about her experience during these movie productions, Susie had a lot of beautiful things to say about her family. She talked about the support they all gave to each other because of the tough nature of the Hollywood industry. She considers it a big privilege to have starred with such amazing people as her siblings in those movies.

If I had my way, I would have convinced actress Susie Cusack to give singing another try, because she has such a wonderful voice. Listening to her speak in the movies depicts a “rich” and confident voice that would have made songs sound even better.

Susie Cusack Husband

Susie Cusack’s husband, Kaushik Sudarsan is the Vice President and manager of the Business Intelligence and Analytics applications group at Northern Trust. Kaushik Sudarsan joined Northern Trust Corporation in 2010. Susie Cusack husband has lived in Chicago, IL, Monroe Township, NJ, and Evanston, IL.

Kaushik Sudarsan has attended two schools: Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi (1998 – 2002; Bachelor’s Degree), and Lincoln Independent Business Association (2002 – 2004).

Susie Cusack Net Worth

Susie Cusack net worth is net worth is estimated in the seven figures. The money has been generated from payments for her roles in the various movies and ongoing royalties for movies and TV series which she starred. Susie also had a short stint as a voice-over artist, but little is known about her progress in this area. She also is a secretary at the JPC Foundation established by John Cusack in 2000 in Chicago, Illinois.

The Cusack’s have generally inspired young aspiring actors to pursue their dreams. With the understanding that the Hollywood entertainment industry recognizes talent, it is obvious that talent over all other features will create the acting opportunities. We have all watched and enjoyed movies which starred the Cusack’s for many years, some of my favorite movies starred John Cusack as the lead character. Over all, Susie Cusack and her talented siblings have contributed to the thrill and entertainment that makes Hollywood the movie industry it is today.