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Susan Peters (I) (1921–1952)

War-era MGM had a lovely, luminous star in the making with Susan Peters. She possessed a creative talent and innate sensitivity that would surely have reigned as a leading Hollywood player for years to come had not a tragic and cruel twist of fate taken everything away from her. She was born Suzanne Carnahan in Spokane, Washington on July 3, 1921, ... See full bio »

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 1951 Martinsville, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Susan Martin (1951)
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry
Ann Darrison
 1943 Assignment in Brittany
Anne Pinot
 1942 Personalities (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Tish
Cora Edwards Bowzer
 1941 Three Sons o' Guns
Mary Tyler
 1941 Sockaroo (Short) (as Suzanne Carnahan)
 1941 Scattergood Pulls the Strings
Ruth Savage
 1941 Here Comes Happiness
Miss Brown (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Autograph Hound (uncredited)
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail
Charlotte (as Suzanne Carnahan)
 1940 Money and the Woman
Depositor (uncredited)
 1940 Young America Flies (Short)
One of Jack's Girlfriends (uncredited)
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted, as Suzanne Carnahan)
 1940 Susan and God
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Suzanne Carnahan

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I made a deal with myself that after three years, if I hadn't made good, I'd become a stenographer, a secretary, or try some other profession...Hollywood is no place for a girl who doesn't make good. See more »


Her 1946 baby shower was hosted by Laraine Day. See more »

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