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“Susie” Was A Real Person
Midge’s no-nonsense booking agent and manager Susie Myerson, played by Alex Borstein, is based on the trailblazing agent Sue Mengers, who represented Barbra Streisand, Cher, Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, Joan Collins, Burt Reynolds, and Nick Nolte, amongst others. She was the first female agent with massive amounts of power and one of the most famous agents in her time. Looks like Midge’s Susie is poised for success as well, with a new prospective client in (spoiler) Sophie Lennon. Susie and Sue’s lives don’t have much in common yet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be one and the same.