Who is Sue Jones?
Sue was born in Wales, and while she hasn’t shared her exact date of birth, it’s believed that she was born in the first half of the 1950s – her zodiac sign is said to be Capricorn, and she holds both British and Australian nationality. She’s an actress with more than 60 credits to her name, while she’s perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Deborah Mullens, one of the lead characters in the 1989 drama movie “Mull”. It was directed by Don McLennan, also starred Nadine Garner and Bill Hunter, and follows a teenage girl who’s trying to keep her family from falling apart; the movie won one of the six awards for which it was nominated.
There have been some rumors circulating the internet claiming that Sue has retired from acting, however, she’s still highly involved in the film industry, and just recently in 2021, she played a supporting character in the drama movie “Some Happy Day”.
Early life and education
Sue was raised in Australia, as her family moved there not long after she was born; nothing else is known about her parents, because she respects their privacy, but it’s said that both her mother and father were theatre actors. Sue hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
She became interested in acting while attending a local high school, as she was encouraged by her drama teacher to start appearing in school plays, and Sue soon began appearing in theatre play, as well.
She matriculated in either the late ‘60s or the early ‘70s, and although she hasn’t spoken of her further education, it’s widely believed that Sue attended college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in drama.
Roles in TV series
She made her TV series debut with her portrayal of Doctor in the 1974 episode “Eye Witness” of the crime drama “Division 4”, and gained recognition in the following year, when cast to play Bridget in the mini-series “Power Without Glory”. It starred Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs and John Wood, and follows the life of John West who grew up being poor, but died as a multi-millionaire; the mini-series won six awards.
A couple of Sue’s other notable performances in the ‘70s were in the dramas “Bluey” and “The Sullivans”, and the comedy “The Tea Ladies”.
In 1980, she starred as Lindy in the drama “Sam’s Luck”, and also played Kathy Hall in the hit crime drama “Prisoner”; it starred Elspeth Ballantyne, Barbara Jungwirth and Betty Bobbitt, follows the women spending time at a female prison, and the series won 10 awards. Sue appeared in an episode or two of various series in the ‘80s, including the drama “Studio 86”, another drama “The Far Country”, and the romantic drama “The Flying Doctors”.
Her most notable performance in the ‘90s was perhaps her portrayal of the main character Sister Pat in the mystery crime drama “Correlli”, created by Carol Long and Denise Roberts, and which also starred Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman. It follows Kevin Jones who has arrived at Blackstream prison beaten up, but can’t remember what has happened to him.
Sue started off the 2000s with a role in the drama “Something in the Air”, and in 2005 she played Gil Logan in the comedy drama “Last Man Standing”. She was then invited to make a guest appearance in an episode of various popular series, such as the action crime drama “Underbelly”, the drama “Satisfaction”, and the crime drama “Killing Time”.
Three of her most recent TV series roles have been in two episodes of the comedy “Upper Middle Bogan” in 2016, two episodes of the 2018 mystery thriller mini-series “The Cry”, and the 2019 episode “Day Six” of the comedy drama “Upright”.
Roles in movies
Since the launch of her career, Sue has mostly been focused on appearing in TV series, and hasn’t had many movie roles.
She made her debut film appearance in the 1980 crime drama “Blood Money”, while the same year saw her appear in the horror thriller “Stage Fright”, and the crime drama “Dead Man’s Float”. Her following movie role came five years later in the drama “Emerging”, followed by her appearances in the 1986 drama “A Single Life”, and the 1987 romantic comedy “Bachelor Girl”.
1993 saw her play Elsa Chauvel in the biographical drama “My Forgotten Man”, written and directed by Frank Howson, and which starred Guy Pearce, Steven Berkoff and Claudia Karvan. It follows the life of the late Australian-American actor Errol Flynn, with the movie being nominated for a single award.
Sue played Bank Barrister in the 2001 romantic thriller “The Bank”, and the decade also saw her appear in the 2003 romantic drama “After the Deluge”, the 2004 crime comedy “Stiff”, and the 2009 drama “Saved”.
Her most recent film role, besides the 2021 “Some Happy Day”, has been in the 2017 comedy “That’s Not Me”.
She’s been featured in two short documentary films: the 1983 “Break-in” and the 1984 “Opal: The Rainbow in the Rock”.
Sue received special thanks for the 1997 comedy movie “Road to Nhill”.
She sang the song “Georgy Girl” in the 2016 episode “Sons of Anarchy” of the series “Upper Middle Bogan”.
Awards and nominations
Sue was nominated for a 1988 Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for her performance in “Mull”.
Love life and relationships
Sue is highly secretive when it comes to sharing the details of her love life with the public, and hasn’t spoken of any men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with.
She hasn’t been seen in public with any men, nor has she attended any red carpet events by anyone who could be considered her boyfriend, girlfriend or spouse. Some people on the internet claim that she was once married, and that the two divorced only a year into the marriage, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Sue commented on this.
There are various pictures uploaded onto the internet, which feature Sue when she was younger as well as now that she’s older, but there are no men in sight in these pictures.
As of February 2022, Sue appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Sue loved to travel when she was just starting her acting career, and it’s taken her to various Australian cities, US states and European countries; her passion for travelling eventually faded, and she began preferring to stay home in Melbourne, Australia.
She’s a cat-lover, and has had many pet cats and dogs.
Sue is a philanthropist who has taken part in various fundraisers, while she’s also donated money to a couple of charity organizations, mostly to those which aim to help the elderly and underprivileged children.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Titanic”, “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “The Runaway Bride”.
Age, height and net worth
Sue’s believed to be in her late 60s or early 70s. She has long grey hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of February 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $1 million.