Susannah Flood is taking on her first major role on television as Kate Littlejohn on ABC's For The People. Her additional television credits include a recurring role on Chicago Fire, as well as guest-starring roles on Law & Order: SVU and Hulu's Deadbeat.
In 2016, Flood made her Broadway debut opposite Diane Lane, Harold Perrineau, John Glover and Joel Grey in The Roundabout Theatre's revival of The Cherry Orchard. Her work off-Broadway includes lead roles in the U.S. premieres of The Effect and Tribes (both directed by MacArthur "Genius" Grant winner David Cromer) at Barrow Street Theatre, Scenes From A Marriage (directed by Tony Award winner Ivo Van Hove) and Love & Information (written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James MacDonald) at New York Theatre Workshop, Mr. Burns at Playwrights Horizons and As You Like It (directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan) at The Public's Delacorte Theater in Central Park, among others. She's also the voice of Laeticia Saltier on Julian Koster's radio show, The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) produced and distributed by NightVale Presents and WNYC.
Flood was born in New York City, grew up in Manhattan, went to high school in Santa Monica and graduated summa cum laude from UC Berkeley.