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Susan Powter

"Stop The Insanity" Infomercial brought Susan Powter to national and International fame. Doing an unprecedented $18,000,000 in sales the very first week. The infomercial series went on to achieve an average of 15,000 units a week sold for each week it was on the air. Fingerhut subsidiary "USA Direct" was the producer, manufacturer and syndication ... See full bio »

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Known For

Diagnosis Murder Janet Block
Women of the House Representative Kirby Seizmore
RuPaul's Drag Race Self - Guest Judge


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 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Janet Block
- Murder by the Book (1996) ... Janet Block
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series)
Representative Kirby Seizmore
- Dear Diary (1995) ... Representative Kirby Seizmore
Hide Hide Show Show Self (15 credits)
 2011 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series)
Self - Guest Judge
- RuPaul Rewind (2011) ... Self - Guest Judge
- Totally Leotarded (2011) ... Self - Guest Judge
 2009 The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 April 2009 (2009) ... Self
 2007 The Simple Life (TV Series)
- Big Primpin' (2007) ... Self
- Welcome to Camp Shawnee (2007) ... Self
 2006 101 Incredible Celebrity Slimdowns (TV Mini Series)
 2004 I Love the '90s (TV Mini Series documentary)
 2004 The Wayne Brady Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 January 2004 (2004) ... Self
 1995 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Self - Guest
 1994 Sidewalks Entertainment (TV Series)
- Susan Powter (1994) ... Self
 1994 The Susan Powter Show (TV Series)
 1994 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
- Will Steps Out (1994) ... Self
 1994 The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Presenter
 1994 The Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 May 1994 (1994) ... Self
 1994 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series)
- Spanish Translation (1994) ... Self
 1993-1994 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Self / Self - fitness authority
- Episode #3.39 (1994) ... Self
- Episode #2.181 (1993) ... Self - fitness authority
 1993 Shopping with Susan (Video documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
 2018 Dead Mall (TV Series documentary)
 2009 Everything Is Terrible: The Movie (Video)
 2004 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series)
- Live at the Fillmore (2004) ... Self

Personal Details

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author of "Stop the Insanity!" (1993, Simon & Schuster)

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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"Stop the Insanity" personal battle cry of Susan Powter became the brand name of her history making Infomercial and Best Selling Book.


Mother of three sons: 25, 24 and 10 [2009]. See more »


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