|Susan Elizabeth Amis|
|Birthplace:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A.|
Susan Elizabeth "Suzy" Amis-Cameron (born January 5, 1962) is a former American film actress and former model.
Early life and career[edit | edit source]
Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Amis first worked as a Ford model before she began acting in the 1980s. She made her feature film debut in the 1985 comedy film Fandango, opposite Kevin Costner. Following Fandango, Amis next had roles in Rocket Gibraltar (1988), Where the Heart Is, and Rich in Love (1993). In 1993, she appeared as Josephine "Jo" Monaghan in The Ballad of Little Jo. Amis later appeared in Blown Away (1994), The Usual Suspects (1995) and the blockbuster Titanic (1997) in which she played Lizzy Calvert, the granddaughter of Rose Calvert (Gloria Stuart). That same year, she starred opposite Tom Selleck in the western Last Stand at Sabre River and acted in the cult-classic Nadja. Amis quit acting after her last screen appearance in the 1999 film, Judgment Day.
In 2005, Amis founded MUSE Elementary, a Reggio-inspired, independent, non-profit school in the Topanga, California area of Los Angeles.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Since June 4, 2000, Amis has been married to film director James Cameron, whom she met while filming Titanic. Amis and Cameron have three children: Claire, Quinn, and Elizabeth Rose. She also has a son, Jasper, with first husband, Sam Robards, whom she divorced in 1994.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|1987||The Big Town||Aggie Donaldson|
|1988||Plain Clothes||Robin Torrence|
|1988||Rocket Gibraltar||Aggie Rockwell|
|1990||Where the Heart Is||Chloe McBain|
|1993||Rich in Love||Rae Odom|
|1993||The Ballad of Little Jo||Jo Monaghan||Alternative title: Little Man Jo|
|1993||Two Small Bodies||Eileen Mahoney|
|1994||Blown Away||Kate Dove|
|1995||The Usual Suspects||Edie Finneran|
|1996||Cadillac Ranch||C.J. Crowley|
|1996||One Good Turn||Laura Forrest|
|1997||The Ex||Molly Kenyon|
|1999||Judgment Day||Jeanine Tyrell||Direct-to-video release|
|1984||Miami Vice||Penny McGraw||1 episode|
|1997||The Beneficiary||Connie Roos||Television movie|
|1997||Last Stand at Saber River||Martha Cable||Television movie|
|1997||Dead by Midnight||Lisa Larkin/Dr. Sarah Flint||Television movie|
Gallery[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Suzy Amis on Wikipedia
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