Born on this date: Susan Dey

Partridge Family actress Susan Dey turns 63 today, December 10, 2015.

Remember when Laurie Partridge had to get braces? Remember the tears, the drama? Remember how Marcia Brady had gone through the exact same thing a year earlier, crying into her pillow that she was “ugly, ugly, ugly”? (Bradys like to repeat words three times.) But Laurie’s situation was worse, because her mouth also picked up radio signals, just like Gilligan’s did in a 1965 episode of Gilligan’s Island. And then [SPOILER alert] it turned out Mark Hamill’s transistor radio was to blame.

Susan Dey & Mark Hamill
Laurie (Susan Dey) attempts to hide her shame. Jerry (Mark Hamill) looks horrified. “Old Scrapmouth,” The Partridge Family (January 15, 1971)

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s