Susan Batson made a guest appearance on Good Times as a snooty Unemploymet office Clerk in the Season 4 episode titled "J.J.'s New Career: Part 1". A producer, actress, author, acting coach, and a life member of the Actors Studio. Susan's mother, Ruth Batson, was a noted civil rights activist. She trained with Harold Clurman, Uta Hagen, [Herbert Berghof, and Lee Strasberg. She coaches actresses such as Nicole Kidman and Juliette Binocha. Susan Batson is considered one of the most significant coaches in the world.
↑David Garfield (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of the Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of the Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc.. p. 277. ISBN0-02-542650-8.