oscars_10_Susan Kohner

Susan Kohner was born to act. The daughter of Mexican actress Lupita Tovar appeared in numerous films during the late 1950s and early ’60s. Her most notable role, as the racially ambiguous Sarah Jane in the 1959 color remake of Imitation of Life, starring Lana Turner, was a box office smash that earned Kohner an Academy Award nomination and won her the Golden Globe in the Best Supporting Actress categories.

Best Supporting Actress, Imitation of Life, 32nd Academy Awards, Nominated

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