Suzy Nakamura was born in the year 1968 on December 2 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and she is a gorgeous American actress as well as an improv comedian. Suzy got married to Harry Hannigan, however, things did not work out between them, and decided to separate in 2018. At present they are officially divorced.
Who is Suzy Nakamura before rising to fame?
Suzy comes from a Japanese family but she was born and mostly raised along with her older brother in Chicago, Illinois. Suzy Nakamura used to attend Lane Technical College Prep High School. After completing her graduation, Suzy became a member of the Asian-American theatre company called MinaSama-No.
Suzy pursued her studies in theater at Columbia College Chicago from the years 1987 to 1989. Suzy was solely responsible for financing her education. In the year 1991, Suzy became the first Asian American woman who joined The Second City which is an improvisational comedy troupe and has been part of the troupe for five years.
What did Suzy Nakamura do before working in prominent TV shows?
Suzy prior to committing herself as an actor used to work at Crate & Barrel. As an actress, Suzy has gotten the opportunity to work in several films, TV series, commercials, as well as web-series. Along with this, Suzy has additionally worked in Theater stage plays and even performed improv comedy. Suzy co-founded The Second City, an improv comedy troupe in Detroit in the year 1993.
Suzy’s first movie role was to play a troubled teen character in the Chicago-based movie called Strawberry Fields, which was released in 1997 and directed by Rea Tajiri. The movie was an official selection for the 54th Venice International Film Festival.
What are Suzy Nakamura’s prominent works in TV?
Suzy is popularly known for appearing as a guest cast on various prominent sitcoms like According to Jim, released in 2005, Half and Half as Tina which aired from 2002 to 2006, 8 Simple Rules as Mrs. Krupp, which aired from 2004 to 2005, Curb Your Enthusiasm released in 2002, and How I Met Your Mother as Dr. Kirby which was released in 2011. Suzy was cast as a regular cast in the early seasons of the drama called The West Wing, first as an assistant and then as the character called Sam Seaborn.
Suzy even portrayed Dr. Miura in the well-known ABC sitcom called Modern Family and was later cast in leading roles in the TV shows called Dr. Ken ahs Dr. Ken’s wife which aired from 2015 to 2016 and Avenue 5 as Iris Kimura in 2018. Suzy was even cast as a regular character on FX’s crime drama TV series called Snowfall, where Suzy portrayed investigative reporter Irene Abe.