Suzzanne Douglas was an American actress. She was born on April 12, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
She is most famous for her role as matriarch Jerri Peterson on the WB sitcom The Parent ‘Hood, which aired from 1995 to 1999 and starred Robert Townsend.
Douglas won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Amy Simms in the 1989 dance/drama film Tap, opposite Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr.
Douglas has also appeared in several other films, including How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Jason’s Lyric (1994), The Inkwell (1994), and the 2003 Disney/ABC adaptation of Sounder starring Carl Lumbly.
Douglas is well renowned for her role as Cissy Houston in the Lifetime TV film Whitney, which she starred in in 2015. She starred as the mother of one of the main characters in Ava DuVernay’s Netflix film When They See Us in 2019.
She was 64 years old.
What is Suzzanne Douglas’ Net Worth?
She made her money as a professional television actress. Suzzanne Douglas’ net worth is estimated to be $1 million to $2 million at the age of 62, according to Forbes and other online sources.
How Did Suzzanne Douglas Die? (Death Cause)
Douglas died on July 6, 2021, when he was 64 years old. Her cause of death has yet to be confirmed. Roland Martin announced the terrible news of Suzzanne’s death in a tweet on July 6, 2021. Said, It read: “Sad news…actress @suzzannedouglas has passed away. Several of her family members confirmed on Facebook that the longtime actress has passed away at the age of 64.
“Many remember her as @larenztate’s mom and @joethemorton’s wife in The Inkwell.”
Stephanie Perry Moore, a friend of hers, verified the news on Facebook, writing: “I got to stand beside greatness. Suzanne Douglas Cobb, I love you, dear lady.Thanks for always checking on me and for showing me elegance and grace walking.
“I’ve got a heavy heart, but I’m blessed to be a part of the legacy you touched. I am better because I knew you. Heaven is richer.”
EBONY sends our condolences to the loved ones of stage and film actress #SuzzanneDouglas who passed away at the age of 64. We uplift her name, her legacy and the immense bodies of work and contributions made across the field of entertainment and within our community. pic.twitter.com/nYKdrN0kf3
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