Susie Essman has played the venomous Susie Greene for all six seasons of the critically-acclaimed HBO comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. As a resident of Manhattan, she is a veteran of the world of standup comedy, logging thousands of performances on the Gotham comedy circuit. She has appeared in her own half-hour HBO comedy special, hosted the American Comedy Awards, and performed on Comedy Central's The Friar's Roast of Jerry Stiller, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Law and Order, plus much more. Essman has appeared in many films, including "Keeping the Faith", "The Man" and "The Siege", amongst others. Her talent and audacity made her a natural choice to perform off-Broadway in the play "The Vagina Monologues". Currently, you can catch her as host of the new Bravo reality series Better Half and hear her as the voice of Helen Higgins in the animation crank call series "Crank Yankers" on Comedy Central. She is also starring in the new Disney animated film "Bolt", alongside John Travolta and Miley Cyrus.
Books:What Would Susie Say?, October 2009