Suzzanne Douglas was an American actress best known for her role as Jerri Peterson on the popular sitcom ‘The Parent Hood’. Suzzanne Douglas’ net worth is around $5 million before her death.
|Full Name||Suzzanne Douglas|
|Date of Birth||April 12, 1957|
|Born Place||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Husband||Roy j Cobb|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|You can die on||July 6, 2023|
Suzzanne was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 12, 1957. She was born to Lois Mae Thompson (and Donald Douglas Sr.). She was mostly raised by her single mother. Suzzanne was interested in acting from her early days as she sites 1965’s ‘The Sound of Music’ as her inspiration.
Concerning her education, she attended Thornton Township High School and graduated in 1975. After graduating from Thornton Township High School, she attended Illinois State University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. Suzzanne then did her Master’s degree in Jazz Vocals at the Manhattan School of Music.
Suzzanne Douglas Net Worth & Career
Suzzanne’s career started in 1981 with a short role in the movie Purlie. But her biggest break was in 1981, when she was cast in Tap as Amy Simms alongside Sammy Davis Jr. Her performance in the movie earned them an NAACP Image Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress In Motion Picture.
She then went on to feature on several movies and TV shows including ‘The Inkwell, ‘Jason’s Lyric’, Against the Law’, ‘Great Performances’, ‘American Playhouse’, and ‘I’ll Fly Way’. Her biggest performance to date was when she performed the role of Jerri Peterson on the series ‘The Parent Hood’. She appeared in nearly 90 episodes of the show, which ran from 1995 to 1995.
Other than that, Suzzanne has done several movies and television shows like ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’, ‘School of Rock’, ‘Sunday on the Rocks’, ‘Changing the Game’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims unit’, ‘The Good Wife’, and ‘Bones’. More recently, she portrayed as Cissy Houston in the TV movie ‘Whitney’ in 2015. She also appeared on the Netflix show ‘When They See Us’ which was directed by Ava DuVernay.
Suzzanne was married in 1989 to Roy Jonathan Cobb, neuro-radiologist. They were married in 1989, and have one child named Jordan Cobb. Like her mother, Jordan is an actress and has appeared in the TV series ‘Liberty: Tales from the Tower’.
On July 6, 2023, Suzzanne Douglas died from cancer at her home on Martha’s Vineyard at the age of 64. Her death was announced first by her cousin, Angie Tee saying: “A beautiful and talented actress made her transition today. She warmed our hearts on movie screens and television sets all over the world… The world will miss your talent but your soul will live on forever.”
Suzzanne Douglas Net Worth
Suzzanne Douglas’ personal wealth before her death is estimated to be around $5 million. She made most of her fortune as an actress. This career lasted for over 40 years. In total, she has been in over 35 movies or TV shows.