Born 1943 as Susan Ker Weld in New York City, American actress and model Tuesday Weld began acting as a child, and progressed to mature roles in the late 1950s.
Weld won a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Female Newcomer in 1960. Over the following decade she established a career playing dramatic roles in films.
Her work, often as a featured performer in supporting roles, was acknowledged with nominations for a Golden Globe Award for Play It as It Lays (1972), a nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), an Emmy Award for The Winter of Our Discontent (1983), and a BAFTA for Once Upon a Time in America (1984).
Since the late 1980s, her acting appearances have been infrequent. Weld was reunited with Tony Perkins in an episode of Mistress of Suspense (1990).
In 1993 she played a police officer’s neurotic wife in Falling Down, starring Michael Douglas and Robert Duvall. She had her last small roles in Feeling Minnesota (1996), Investigating Sex (2001) and Chelsea Walls (2001).
Take a look at these lovely color pics to see the beauty of young Tuesday Weld in the 1960s.