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Comic Actress Susie Essman as a Poker Celebrity

There seems to be a reason why poker celebrities are mostly made up of comedians and comediennes. Do these people really make good poker players? There is sufficient evidence to support this statement. Just look at the likes of Michael Ian Black, Kim Coles and Jenna Fischer. These people may have made a name for themselves in the world of entertainment, but they have definitely showed the world that they can really play good poker.

In a way, it seems pretty true that funny people make good poker players. Their relaxed style of play makes them impenetrable from their opponents, making them excellent bluffers. Besides this seeming advantage, watching them will definitely be a funny experience. Susie Essman is a comic actress that already appeared in Bravo's hit television show "Celebrity Poker Showdown."

In that event, Essman showed the world that she indeed is a classy poker celebrity. As she went up against her fellow celebrities, she showed everything she knows about the game without hesitation and gallantly fought against them. By doing this, she proved to the world that she indeed is a true poker celebrity.

Essman has a very nice background in the entertainment industry. She has established herself as a well-respected comedienne in a world that is already filled with very talented individuals. Her life revolved around her profession as a stand-up comedienne and appearing in various top television comedy shows. She also had some share in good comedy films in recent years.

Despite her success in the entertainment industry, she is respected as well for her achievements outside the industry. She serves as a perfect example for younger individuals to invest in their future by finishing a degree in college. She graduated college with a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York-supervised Purchase College.

Essman's breakthrough in the big screen began in 1988 when she starred in three box office hits that include "Baby Boom," "Punchline," and "Crocodile Dundee II." Each of these films proved to be a success, catapulting her career in the talent-laden field of comedy. Her funny ways of portraying the different roles that she played make her endearing to the audience.

In her stint at the "Celebrity Poker Showdown," Essman played for the animal welfare group called Humane Society of Louisiana. This group has been known for championing the rights of animals, protecting them from the cruelty of people. This group is also conducting efforts to educate society about animal welfare in order to prevent the maltreatment of animals. As a pet owner herself, she finds it suiting to help this group.