Susan "Sue" Huntington (née Gilbert) Dickinson is one of the main characters in Dickinson. Sue is the best friend of Emily Dickinson and wife of Austin Dickinson. She is portrayed by Ella Hunt.

History[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Sue grew up in 19th century Amherst, Massachusetts. She was close with the Dickinson family, Emily in particular who was her best friend.

Throughout the Series[edit | edit source]

Season 1[edit | edit source]

Sue and Emily are best friends and spend a significant amount of time together. They are both romantically interested in each other and have a physical relationship. Despite this, Sue gets engaged to Emily's brother, Austin, when he proposes.

Austin discovers Sue's relationship with Emily and Sue decides to flee to Boston to get some space from the two of them. However, upon hearing that Emily is sick, Sue decides to return to Amherst to see her friend. Austin and Sue decide to proceed with their wedding.

Emily still pursues Sue romantically, so Austin bans her from their wedding day. Sue also finds out she is pregnant, to her chagrin. Emily insists on staying by Sue's side.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Physical Appearance[edit | edit source]

She has pale light skin and dark brown hair, that she often wears tied back.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

”If I don‘t marry Austin, I will literally starve to death.”

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Sue is an extremely intelligent person.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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