Susan Diol

Susan Vanita Diol (born May 25, 1962 in Marquette, Michigan) is an American television actress who has played supporting roles in over forty series, including One Life to Live, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, NCIS, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Susan Diol
Susan Vanita Diol

(1962-05-25) May 25, 1962 (age 58)
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Jerry Rapp (1991–1993)
Shaun Cassidy (1995–2003)
Andy Cadiff (2003–2010)
William Newkirk (?-2016)


Diol acted in children's theatre productions in Illinois before beginning her on-screen career. She graduated from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.[1]


In 1990, Diol appeared in two episodes of the TV series Night Court, playing Dan Fielding's (John Larroquette) sister Donna. On November 21, 1991, she appeared in Seinfeld episode no. 26, "The Nose Job", as Audrey (the one who needed the nose job). On November 7, 1995, Diol appeared in an episode of the TV series Wings, playing a high priced hooker, whom Joe and Brian set up with a recently dumped Antonio without realizing her career.

Diol has played several roles of interest to fans of science fiction television. She played Carmen Davila in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Silicon Avatar”. She also appeared on Star Trek: Voyager as Doctor Danara Pel in the episode “Lifesigns”, as well as the episode “Resolutions”. In Quantum Leap, she played Al Calavicci's first wife, Beth, in two episodes, one of which was the series finale.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Reality Gaby
2016 Bad Twin Attorney
2016 Your Own Road Sophie
2017 Deadly Devotion Dr. Bartelini
2017 Basement Lucy
2017 Hacker Motel Attendant
2019 Loqueesha Rachel

Personal lifeEdit

She has married four times: to Jerry Rapp (1991–1993), Shaun Cassidy (1995–2003), Andy Cadiff (2003–2010), and William Newkirk (?-2016)[2].[3] During her marriage to Cassidy, Diol had a child named Juliet Jones Diol-Cassidy (born March 19, 1998).[4]


  1. ^ "About Me: Susan Diol". Archived from the original on 2012-01-24.
  2. ^ William H. Newkirk Vs Susan Diol Newkirk
  3. ^ IMDB Biography: Susan Diol
  4. ^ Shaun Cassidy Fan Site

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