Susan Kohner

Actor
The award-winning daughter of agent Paul Kohner and Mexican actress Lupita Tovar, Susan Kohner delivered well-received performances in a handful of films in the 1950s and early 60s before retiring from acting after her ... Read more »
Born: 11/11/1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

Freud 1962 (Movie)

Martha Freud (Actor)

By Love Possessed 1961 (Movie)

Helen Detweiler (Actor)

All the Fine Young Cannibals 1960 (Movie)

Catherine McDowall (Actor)

Imitation of Life 1959 (Movie)

Sarah Jane--Age 18 (Actor)

The Gene Krupa Story 1959 (Movie)

Ethel Maguire (Actor)

The Big Fisherman 1958 (Movie)

Fara (Actor)

Dino 1957 (Movie)

Shirley (Actor)

Trooper Hook 1957 (Movie)

Consuela (Actor)

The Last Wagon 1956 (Movie)

Jolie (Actor)

To Hell and Back 1955 (Movie)

Maria (Actor)

Biography

The award-winning daughter of agent Paul Kohner and Mexican actress Lupita Tovar, Susan Kohner delivered well-received performances in a handful of films in the 1950s and early 60s before retiring from acting after her 1964 marriage to fashion designer John Weitz.

Relationships

Paul Kohner

Father
Czech born in 1902 died in March 1988

Paul Kohner

Brother

Lupita Tovar

Mother
Mexican born in 1910

John Weitz

Husband
married in 1964 his third marriage

Paul Weitz Screenplay

Son
Born Nov. 19, 1965; father, John Weitz; co-directed films including "American Pie" (1999) and "About a Boy" (2002) with brother Chris

Chris Weitz Screenplay

Son
Born Nov. 30, 1969; father, John Weitz; co-directed films including "American Pie" (1999) and "About a Boy" (2002) with brother Paul

Christopher Weitz

Son
born c. 1969

Paul Weitz

Son
born c. 1965

EDUCATION

University of California

1954 - 1955

Milestones

1962

Last screen appearance, "Freud"

1959

Cast as Juanita Moore's teenaged daughter in Douglas Sirk's remake of "Imitation of Life"; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress

1955

Feature film debut, "To Hell and Back"

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