Susan George (born 26 July 1950) is an English actress, producer and horse breeder. Best recognized as a sex icon of the 1970s, she is known for her roles in the films Straw Dogs (1971), Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974) and Mandingo (1975).
Born in London, she is a former theatre student of the Corona Academy. George became interested in the show business at an early age and started acting at the age of four. Since then, she has emerged as a popular icon of the English entertainment industry. Although she has played a variety of roles in both films and TV shows, the talented actress is best known for appearing in scenes of sexual assault in the controversial film Straw Dogs.
Besides being an actress, she has also been active as an executive producer on several small and big screen projects.
In her youth, the beauty was romantically linked with multiple famous men, including sportsman George Best and Prince Charles. She eventually married actor cum director Simon MacCorkindale. Socially conscious, the actress devotes her leisure time to charities, including Lasting Life, which she founded in the loving memory of her husband who died in 2010.