Susan Cummings (Actress) Biography
Susan Cummings (born Gerda Susanne Tafel; July 10, 1930 – December 3, 2016) was a German-American actress who worked from the 1940s to the 1960s. She began her career as a teenager in the early days of commercial television and went on to star in a number of TV shows, feature films, and Broadway productions. Her birth surname, Tafel, was sometimes misspelled as Ta Fel.
Susan Cummings Net Worth
Susan Cummings had a net worth of $1.85 million at the time of her death, she was an American actress.
Susan Cummings Age at Death
Susan died on December 3, 2016 (aged 86), in Chandler, Arizona, U.S.
Susan Cummings Cause of Death
Susan Cummings, 86, quietly ascended from natural causes on December 3, 2016 in her home, surrounded by loved ones.
Susan Cummings Husband
Cummings married rodeo performer Wayne Dunafon in the late 1940s. On December 28, 1953, in Ensenada, Mexico, she married actor Keith Larsen. She was also married to Charles T. Pawley, an actor, and Robert E. Strasser, an accountant.
Susan Cummings Son Keith
Keith Larsen Jr. is an American actor, known for Aru heishi no kake (1970).
Susan Cummings Actress
Cummings (then Suzanne Tafel) was a teenager when she starred in the American television variety show At Home, which broadcast on the pioneering New York City television station WCBW (now WCBS-TV) from 1944 to 1945, during the early days of commercial television. In 1945, she made her Broadway debut as Susan Peters in the musical Carousel.
During the 1958–59 season of the syndicated Western television series Union Pacific, Cummings played Georgia, the proprietress of the Golden Nugget Saloon.
She appeared in two Perry Mason episodes, one as Lois Fenton in the lead role in “The Case of the Fan Dancer’s Horse” in 1957 and another as Margaret Swaine in “The Case of the Lame Canary” in 1959.
In “The Peace Officer,” a 1960 episode of the TV Western series Gunsmoke, she played Stella Carney, Marshall Dillon’s love interest. She went on to play Patty in the Twilight Zone episode “To Serve Man” from 1962. “It’s a cookbook!” she exclaimed at the end of that episode.