SUSAN MATTHEWS SHEARER
First Appearance: May 4, 1964
Last Appearance: December 24, 1982
Portrayers: Fran Sharon, May 4, 1964 - May 8, 1964.
Roni Dengel, May 20, 1964 - October 9, 1964.
Lisa Cameron, March 5, 1969 - September 30, 1971.
Lynn Milgrim, January 25, 1978 - May 29, 1979; October 7, 1982 - December 24, 1982.
Departure: (1964) Moved to Baltimore to work at John Hopkins Hospital.
(1971) Moved with Dan Shearer to New York.
(1979) Returned to Boston after reconciling with Dan Shearer.
Introduction Scenes: (Fran Sharon) Offscreen from upstairs in Liz Matthews' house to Liz Matthews, "Yes, Mother?"
(Roni Dengel) The Matthews' porch to Pat Randolph, "I haven't been anywhere, Pat, I haven't seen anyone really..."
(Lisa Cameron) Over the phone, "Hello, Bill?”
(Lynn Milgrim, 1978) In the Matthews house to Jim Matthews (RIP), "Hello, Uncle Jim."
(Lynn Milgrim, Reintro, 1982) In Boston, over the phone to Jamie Frame.
Exit Scenes: (Fran Sharon) In Liz Matthews' house to Bill Matthews (RIP) about leaving home, "You're a sweet guy, Bill, but I can't promise you anything."
(Roni Dengel) In Pat Randolph and Alice Matthews Frame's bedroom, "You will, Pat. And take care of yourself."
(Lisa Cameron) About the news that Russ Matthews and Cindy Clark (RIP) were close to setting a wedding date, “Oh that’s wonderful! I’m so glad.”
(Lynn Milgrim, 1979) To Alice Matthews Frame about Sally Frame (RIP) in her cottage,
"If she needs further counseling, I can recommend someone in Bay City."
(Lynn Milgrim, 1982) To Jamie Frame in the Matthews house, "I wish that you find the right woman soon and whoever she is I know that she's a very lucky lady."
Last Known Whereabouts: Colorado.
Other Whereabouts: Baltimore, Maryland (1964-1969), New York (1971-1974), Boston, Massachusetts (1974-1978, 1979-1986).
Relatives: Liz Matthews, mother. Will Matthews (RIP), father. Julia Shearer (RIP), adoptive
daughter. Bill Matthews (RIP), brother. Janet Matthews, aunt. Jim Matthews (RIP), uncle. Pat
Randolph, cousin. Alice Matthews Frame, cousin. Russ Matthews, cousin. Marianne Randolph, second
cousin. Michael Randolph, second cousin. Olivia Matthews, second cousin, Josie Watts, second cousin.
Spouses: Fred Douglas (married on September 19, 1969. Divorced on September 25, 1970).
Dan Shearer (married on June 30, 1971. Divorced in January 1979).
Lovers: George Bowman (fiance) (1959) and Jamie Frame (1982).
Medical History: Hospitalized for mononucleosis (1959).
Occupation: Lab technician. Psychiatrist.