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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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Diagnosis Murder Janet Block
(1996)
Women of the House Representative Kirby Seizmore
(1995)
(2007)

Filmography

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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
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Lincoln Apeland  (divorced) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Twice married, Powter described herself to Curve magazine in 2004 as a "radical feminist lesbian woman.". See more »

Trademark:

Her diet catch phrase, "Stop the insanity!" See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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