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Susan Kohner

Born on November 11, 1936 in Los Angeles, CA
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In the light of today's tinderbox racial tensions, it is hardly likely that a white actress would be cast as a light-skinned black girl. But that's just what happened in 1959, when actress Susan Kohner played the troubled Sara Jane in the Ross ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1962 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Freud Nominated
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actress Imitation of Life Nominated
1959 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Imitation of Life Won


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