Susan Kohner: Wiki, Bio, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Age, Husband & more (2023)

Susan Kohner biography

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Who is Susan Kohner?

American retired actress Susanna “Susan” Kohner had a career in both film and television. She was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Paul Kohner, an Austrian-Hungarian film producer, and Lupita Tovar, a Mexican actress with a Hollywood resume. Her father was Jewish, and her mother was Roman Catholic and of Mexican and Irish ancestry. Kohner received an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe for her performance as Sarah Jane in Imitation of Life (1959).

Wikipedia Profile

Full NameSusanna Kohner
Known AsSusan
Date of Birth November 11, 1936
Age87 years (As of 2023)
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, USA
ProfessionActress, Musician
EthnicityAmerican White
Current LocationAmerica
Susan Kohner Wikipedia


What is the Ethnicity of Susan Kohner? Her ethnicity is American White.


What is the age of Susan Kohner? Her current age is 87 years (As of 2023).

Educational Career

SchoolLocal High School
Alma MaterWill update
Highest QualificationWill update
Susan Kohner Educational Career

Professional Career

The majority of Kohner’s cinematic appearances took place in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including his co-starring parts in Dino (1957) and The Gene Krupa Story (1959) alongside Sal Mineo.

In Imitation of Life, Kohner played Sarah Jane, a light-skinned black lady who “passes” for white. This was her most well-known performance. The 1934 publication of the same-named novel served as the inspiration for the 1959 movie. In addition, Kohner received two Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actress and Best New Actress for her work in the movie and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Following her part in Imitation of Life, Kohner costarred with Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner in All the Fine Young Cannibals.

On February 4, 1956, Kohner made his television debut in The Alcoa Hour’s “Long After Summer” episode. According to a review in the trade magazine Billboard, she “failed to impress.” Later, she appeared in cameos on a number of TV shows, including Temple Houston, Going My Way, and Hong Kong. In 1962, she costarred with Montgomery Clift in Freud: The Secret Passion, which would be her final film performance. In 1964, she ended her acting career.

Height & Weight

Height5 feet 8 inches (approx)
Weight66 kg (approx)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Susan Kohner Physical Appearance

What is the height of Susan Kohner? She has an attractive physique and a lovely appearance and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (approx) and a weight of 66 kg (approx).

Net Worth

What is the Net Worth of Susan Kohner? Her net worth is 5 M USD as of 2023.

Family, Marital Status, Husband

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandJohn Weitz
Father / Mother Will update
ChildrenChris Weitz, Paul Weitz
Susan Kohner Family

Social Media

The social media links to her accounts in Twitter, Facebook, YouTube & Instagram are given below:

Likes & Dislikes

Favourite ActorDenzel Hayes Washington Jr.
Favourite ActressMary Louise Streep
Favourite FoodAmerican Cuisine
Favourite Place London
Favourite ColorYellow
Susan Kohner Likes & Dislikes


Who was Sarah Jane’s father in Imitation of Life?

Paul Kohner, who represented Lana Turner, portrayed Sarah’s father.

Who was the black actress in Imitation of Life?

Juanita Moore was the black actress in Imitation of Life.

Who is the husband of Susan Kohner?

John Weitz is the husband of Susan Kohner.

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