Susan Walters
Susan walters
Susan Walters
Atlanta, Georgia
Birth date
Semtember,28 1963

Susan Walters is an American actress and former model, best known for her role as Diane Jenkins on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2001 to 2004, and again briefly in 2010. Walters had recurring roles as a principal on The CW's One Tree Hill  and the mayor of Mystic Falls on The CW's The Vampire Diaries.

Personal LifeEdit

Susan Walters is an American actress and former model. She is married to Linden Ashby, who briefly co-starred on The Young and the Restless as Cameron Kirsten. They have two daughters, Frances Grace, born 1991, and Savannah Elizabeth, born 1992.


Walters was born in Atlanta, Georgia. After winning the Miss Teen All American title in 1981 (representing Georgia), Walters' first major role was as Priscilla Presley in the 1988 television miniseries Elvis and Me. Her other screen credits include a starring role in 1990 in "Dear John" and short-lived prime time series Point Pleasant and a guest role on CSI: Miami. She is also known for her appearances as "Mulva" (really Dolores) on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, which she played in 1993 and again from 1996 to 1997. She also starred as Anne Osborne in the television version of The Big Easy on the USA Network at this time (1996). In 1999, she appeared in the Disney Channel movie Horse Sense, as well as its 2001 sequel, Jumping Ship.

In 2001, Walters began portraying Diane Jenkins on 'The Young and the Restless. She was dropped to a recurring star after three years in 2004, though did not make any further appearances. In 2010, Walters briefly reprised the role for two episodes.

She began her career as Lorna Forbes Perelli on the soap opera Loving from the pilot on June 1983 to late 1986. She then left the daytime soap and appeared in various Aaron Spelling prime time television productions, such as "Hotel" during its entire last season (as Ryan Thomas), as well as Elvis and Me, Melrose Place (as Tiffany Hart) and was one of the student nurses on Nightingales during its entire run.

From 2009 to 2012, she played the role of Mayor Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries. She also plays the recurring role of Lydia Martin's mother on 'Teen Wolf. Since 2014, she plays the role of "Maia " in the series "Star Crossed "


Year Title Role Notes
1988 "Elvis and Me
1990 Grand Slam
1990 In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing
1991 Defending your life TV film
1994 The Counterfeit Contessa
1995 Texas Justice
1995 Two Guys Talkin' About Girls
1997 Til There Was You
1999 Where the Truth Lies
1999 Horse Sense TV film
1999 Horse Sense TV film
2001 Jumping Ship
2004 Combustion
2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Year Title Role Notes
1987 "Who's the Boss?"
1988 Nightingales"
1990-1992 Dear John" 55 Episodes
1990 In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing
2001 Crossing Jordan 1 Episode
2006 Cold Case
2009 One Tree Hill
2009-2012 The Vampire Diaries Carol Lockwood
2011- Teen Wolf Mrs.Martin
2014- Star Crossed Maia


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