Susan Lanier (III)

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Susan Lanier, also known as Suze Lanier-Bramlett, was born in Dallas, Texas. This multi-talented and sassy actress, producer, director, writer, vocalist and musician is most known for starring in The Hills Have Eyes (1977), Welcome Back, Kotter (1975) and Cut! (2014). She has performed everywhere from Broadway with Tennessee Williams to the big ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Hills Have Eyes Brenda Carter
Welcome Back, Kotter Bambi Forster
Cut! Susan Lanier


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (36 credits)
  It Laughs Like Us (pre-production)
Marcia Meilstrup (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
  Inverted (post-production)
Alma Fines (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
  Leave Quietly (TV Series) (post-production)
- The Mayfly ... Joy
- I'm Done Speaking ... Joy
- X.X. ... Joy
- Trolls ... Joy
- Windows ... Joy
 2022 Red Rooms (TV Series) (post-production)
Senator Sheila Larkin
- The Grand Master (2022) ... Senator Sheila Larkin
- A Word From Our Sponsor (2022) ... Senator Sheila Larkin
- Vote Now (2022) ... Senator Sheila Larkin
- Who Is Most Evil? (2022) ... Senator Sheila Larkin
- Or You Will Die (2022) ... Senator Sheila Larkin
 2022 Stripped (TV Series) (post-production)
- Free Chris Cameron (2022) ... Ida (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2019 Lab Dog (Short)
Bree (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2019 Beneath the Black Veil
Patty Moran (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2018/V Hide (Short)
Helen (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2016 Betrothed
Gwen Cooper (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2015 Area 51
Jennefer's Mom (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2015 No Solicitors
Nurse Helen (as Suze Lanier Bramlett)
 2014 Cut!
Susan Lanier (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2012 Watch What You Ask For (Video short)
The Star (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2005 Guilty or Innocent? (TV Series)
- Reasonable Doubt (2005) ... Mom (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 2001 So Little Time (TV Series)
The Photographer
- Manuelo in the Middle: Part 2 (2001) ... The Photographer
- Manuelo in the Middle: Part 1 (2001) ... The Photographer
 1999-2001 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Cheryl Williams / Millicent
- Episode #1.9031 (2001) ... Cheryl Williams
- Episode #1.8512 (1999) ... Millicent
 1984 Her Life as a Man (TV Movie)
Rosalee (as Suze Lanier)
 1981 Madame X (TV Movie)
 1980 The Night the Bridge Fell Down (TV Movie)
 1979 The 416th (TV Movie)
Heather Hanley (as Suze Lanier-Bramlett)
 1978 Switch (TV Series)
- Three Blonde Mice (1978) ... Amy
 1977 Szysznyk (TV Series)
Sandi Chandler
- Draft Choice (1977) ... Sandi Chandler
- Welcome to the Club (1977) ... Sandi Chandler
 1977 The Hills Have Eyes
Brenda Carter
 1977 The Kids from C.A.P.E.R. (TV Series)
- Mummy's the Word (1977) ... Selma
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
- The Killer Cowboys (1977) ... Sandy
 1977 Alice (TV Series)
- Mel's in Love (1977) ... Connie
 1976 Three's Company (TV Series)
Chrissy Snow
- Unaired Pilot #2 (1976) ... Chrissy Snow
 1976 Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (TV Series)
Miss Dazzle
- Return of the Sorcerer: Part 2 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle
- Return of the Sorcerer: Part 1 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle
- The Sorcerer's Golden Trick: Part 2 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle
- The Sorcerer's Golden Trick: Part 1 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle
 1976 The Krofft Supershow (TV Series)
Miss Dazzle (segment: Electra Woman and Dyna Girl)
- Episode #1.10 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle (segment: Electra Woman and Dyna Girl)
- Episode #1.9 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle (segment: Electra Woman and Dyna Girl)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle (segment: Electra Woman and Dyna Girl)
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Miss Dazzle (segment: Electra Woman and Dyna Girl)
 1975-1976 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Bambi Forster
- Father Vinnie (1976) ... Bambi Forster
- California Dreamin' (1975) ... Bambi Forster
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Corky Patterson
- A Man, a Woman and Another Woman (1976) ... Corky Patterson
 1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Sheryl Cavanaugh
- Dead Heat (1976) ... Sheryl Cavanaugh
 1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (TV Series)
 1974 Happy Days (TV Series)
Prom Queen
- Give the Band a Hand (1974) ... Prom Queen (uncredited)
 1973 The Pickle Goes in the Middle
Greta (as Jean Lanier)
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Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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After releasing actress Denise Galik-Furey from the 2nd pilot version of Three's Company (1976), ABC hired Lanier to play "Chrissy Snow". After viewing that pilot, ABC let her go, hired Suzanne Somers and shot a 3rd pilot, the one that aired on TV.

Alternate Names:

Suze Lanier Bramlett | Susan Lainer | Jean Lanier | Suze Lanier | Susan Lanier-Bramlett | Suze Lanier-Bramlett


Delaney Bramlett  (his death)

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She was the second actress cast as Chrissy Snow for the second pilot of Three's Company (1976). ABC would then decide she wasn't right for the part and recast the role with Suzanne Somers in the third pilot. See more »

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