Susannah York, 1939 – 2011


York received an Oscar nomination for her part in Sydney Pollack’s They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? and also appeared in Tunes of Glory, Tom Jones, A Man for All Seasons and Robert Altman’s Images, among dozens of other films. She also played Superman’s Kryptonian mother, Lara, in Richard Donner’s original Superman: The Movie and two of the subsequent sequels.


In addition to her work on film, York appeared on television, the stage and was a published children’s book author in the 1970’s. 


York is survived by two children and two grandchildren.