Susan Peters

Susan Peters

About Susan Peters

Susan Peters (July 3, 1921- October 23, 1952) was an American stage, film and television actress. Peters was born Suzanne Carnahan in Spokane, Washington. First contracted by Warner Brothers, she subsequently began working for MGM Studios after completing high school. Her first job was to read with potential actors in their screen tests. Before long she had impressed studio executives with her own talent, and they began casting her in films. For the first two years she used her given name and played small, often uncredited parts in films such as Meet John Doe (1941) before adopting her stage name. But her beguiling acting in a supporting role in the MGM programmer Tish resulted in a studio contract. Her first substantial role, in Random Harvest (1942), earned her an Academy Award for...'

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