Suzanne Pleshette Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 14th, 2022

Suzanne Pleshette was an American actress who worked in theater, film, and TV alongside working as a voice actress. She appeared in many famous films in the late 1950s. She received many Emmy Award nominations for her various roles in TV productions.

Suzanne Pleshette's Net Worth

As of 2024, Suzanne Pleshette's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Net Worth$5 million
Famous NameSuzanne Pleshette
Source(s) of FameActress
Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1937
Place of BirthBrooklyn Heights, New York, U.S.
Age At Death70
Date of DeathJanuary 19, 2008
Cause of DeathPneumonia
RelationshipsMarried, Tom Poston,

Early Life

Suzanne Pleshette was born to Jewish parents on January 31, 1937, in Brooklyn Heights, New York. Her mother, Geraldine, was an artist and dancer with the stage name Geraldine Rivers. Her father, Eugene Pleshette was a stage manager, who worked as a manager for the Paramount Theater in Brooklyn and New York City.

Pleshette went to Manhattan’s High School of Performing Arts. She also attended Syracuse University for just one semester before going to Finch College. She studied under the renowned acting teacher Sanford Meisner and graduated from the prestigious acting school of Manhattan named Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.

Career Highlights

Pleshette started her career as a stage actress and worked in more than 100 stage acts and plays. From 1972 to 1978, she appeared as Emily Hartley in one of her most famous roles in the television series ‘The Bob Newhart Show.

Pleshette appeared in the series Nightingales as Christine Broderick in 1989. From 1994 to 1995, Pleshette played the role of Jackie Hansen in the TB series ‘The Boys Are Back’.

Pleshette also appeared in recurring roles in several television series, including ‘Good Morning’, ‘8 Simple Rules’, ‘Will & Grace’ and ‘Miami’.

The list of movies in which Pleshette appeared includes’ The Queen of Mean’, ‘The Birds’, ‘The Geisha Boy’, ‘If It’s Tuesday’, ‘The Birds’, ‘The Shaggy D.A.’, and ‘This Must be Belgium’.

Pleshette was nominated for her voice work in the movie ‘The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride’ for an Annie Award.

In 2008, Pleshette received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was nominated for Golden Globe Awards twice and Primetime Emmy Awards five times.

Personal Life

Pleshette married Troy Donahue in 1964. He was a co-star from Rome Adventure and A Distant Trumpet. Unfortunately, the marriage couldn’t last for long and they got divorced just after eight months.

Then she married oilman Tom Gallagher in 1968. The marriage continued till Tom Gallagher died on January 21, 2000, suffering from lung cancer. She didn’t have any child from this marriage as she suffered a miscarriage.

Pleshette married Tom Poston, a fellow actor in 2001. The two are known to be involved romantically in 1959, a long time before they started to work together on TV. During the 49 years that followed after their working together in the Broadway comedy ‘Golden Fleecing’, they remained friends but married other people.

The death of their spouses brought them together in 2001 and Poston and Pleshette got married. The two lived a happy life until the death of Poston in 2007 of respiratory failure. Pleshette also died the next year and they rested side by side in a graveyard.


In 2006, Pleshette was diagnosed with lung cancer. She underwent treatment and chemotherapy in the summer of 2006. She held tight to her life, but in late 2007, pneumonia made her frail. Pleshette died of respiratory failure a few days before her 71st birthday on January 19, 2008.

Social Media

Since Pleshette died in 2008, no records of her social media accounts could be found. Even if she was active on social media before her death, the accounts have been deleted or blocked by now.


Suzanne Pleshette was an American voice actress who died in January 2008. She played many famous roles and provided voiceovers for popular films. Starting her career on stage, Pleshette has over 100 works to her credit. The net worth of Pleshette is assumed to be $5 million.

Suzanne Pleshette has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Gill Hill, Mary Anne Fahey, Roxie Roker, Uriel del Toro, Adamari Lopez, Margaret Trudeau, Betty Lynn, Johnny Lee, and Robert Wolders.