Susanne Cramer was a German film and television actress. She was born on December 3, 1976, in Frankfurt, Germany. It is worth noting that when Susanne Cramer was just twenty years old, she got married to actor Hermann Nehlsen.
Actor Hermann Nehlsen was 37 years old when he married Susanne Cramer and he was 17 years older than her. He helped her so far as her film ambitions are concerned. However, the marriage between Susanne Cramer and Hermann Nehlsen did not work out well.
Later on, Susanne Cramer started a relationship with Claus Biederstaedt . She first met Claus Biederstaedt while she was shooting the literary adaptation Kleines Xelt und groBe Liebe.
This was in 1956 but as it may be, their relationship did not also work out and they had to break up.
Susanne Cramer Cause of Death
Susanne Cramer was reported to have died in Frankfurt, Germany. She was 32 years old at the time of her death and she was believed to have died as a result of pneumonia.
Years before she died, there was a report in February 1958, that she had died after committing suicide.
The report was carried by the Frankfurter Abendpost but she denied the report. Obviously, at that time she was still alive and was 21 years old.
In some circles, the death of Susanne Cramer is attributed to the Hong Kong flu she contracted while she was in the United States of America even though officially, she is said to have died from pneumonia.
She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills).
Susanne Cramer Career
So far as American television is concerned, Susanne Cramer had a career spanning six years and her debut was in 1963 when she featured in The Dakotas.
Six years later when her career came to an end, she played a role in The Guns of Will Sonnett. It is refreshing to also note that Susanne Cramer was able to make her presence felt in about 24 television productions.
Some of these roles include two appearances she made on The Rogues in 1964 as well as two appearances on the Kraft Suspense Theater in 1965. She also made two appearances in Burke’s Law in 1964/1965, an appearance on My Favorite Martian in 1965, an appearance in Rat Patrol in 1976 and two other appearances in The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Susanne Cramer was also featured in some episodes of Perry Mason: The Case of a Place Called Midnight in 1964 as well as 1965.
She also played the role of Gerta Palmer in The Case of the Fugitive Fraulein. Susanne Cramer was involved in a US film titled Bedtime Story alongside David Niven and Marlon Brando.
At that time, Susanne Cramer fell sick for two years with Hong Kong flu. Hong Kong flu was very prevalent in the United States of America and it had a hand in her death.
Susanne Cramer Filmography
Over the years that Susanne Cramer was active as an actress, she played roles in a number of films. Some of these films are Winter in the Woods(1956), The Stolen Trousers(1956), Les Assassins du Dimanche(1956), Rot IST die Liebe(1957), The Night of The Storm (1957), Widower with Five Daughters (1957), The Daring Swimmer(1957), as well as Holiday Island (1957).
Others are Voltage To Italy, Complete with Love (1958), The Copper (1958), Three Men in a Boat (1961), Blind Justice(1961), Bedtime Story (1964) and Dear Brigitte (1965).