Castle character: Martha RodgersFull name:
Susan Michaela SullivanDate of birth:
November 18, 1942Hometown:
New York, New YorkCurrently residing in:
Los Angeles, CaliforniaEducation:
BA in drama from Hofstra UniversityBet you didn't know...
During her last two years in college (from 1963 to 1964), Susan worked as a Playboy Bunny for Hugh Hefner.
Susan Sullivan plays Richard Castle
's mother Martha Rodgers
, but it's the other moms she's portrayed that have made her famous. You probably remember the New York City native best as either Kitty Montgomery on Dharma and Greg
, or as Cameron Diaz's mother in My Best Friend's Wedding
. The two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee also starred in the soap operas Another World
and Falcon Crest
. Among her many other credits, Sullivan was also a spokesperson for Tylenol.