How Old Is Todd Susman? Bio, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows

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Profile summary of Todd Susman
  • Name: Todd Susman
  • Date of birth: January 17, 1947
  • Age: 77
  • Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: St Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Judy Susman (divorced), Bella Kardonov (m. 1982)
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1970 – present
  • Net worth: $3 million – $5 million

Todd Susman is one of the very familiar American actors who has graced our screens with his talent in acting and has a good number of movie and television credits to his name. The 77 years old has however gained more recognition for his portrayal of the character Officer Shifflett in the TV series Newhart and also his role as a supervisor in the movie The Taking of Pelham.

How old is the Taking of Pelham star Todd Susman?

Todd Susman is 77 years old. The Taking Pelham star was born to his parents on January 17th, 1947 in St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Todd is a very private person and loves to keep his personal life private; it is virtually a challenge for one to know the names of his parents likewise any detail pertaining to their background or occupation. The actor has also not disclosed if he is an only child or has siblings with whom he shares the same parents dead or alive.

Todd Susman hails from St Louis, Missouri, which is also where the actor was raised by his parents. He had his high school education at Laude Horton Watkins High School and graduated from high school in 1965.

Todd started acting at a young age

The actor began his career in acting when he was just 23 years old in 1970. After his appearance in several movies and TV shows, he became successful and began to gain popularity in the entertainment industry and this after a period of time earned him fame.

Todd has been a very exceptional actor who is good at what he does such that he has become one of the most popular actors and a source of inspiration to many out there looking to attain such heights in the entertainment industry.

The famous actor has appeared in over one hundred TV series and commercials. He even went ahead to feature in the Broadway production of Hairspray, The Loners (1972), Spangled Girl (1971), Little Cigars (1973), California Dreaming (1979), and many others.

Todd has gone further in his career to play supporting roles in movies like Night of the Running Man (1995), Just Write (1997), Only the Strong (1993), Bodily Harm (1995), The Discoverers (2012), Blast from the Past (1999) and so many others.

The actor has also featured in TV series during the path of his career like City Killer (1984), Thornwell (1981), Death Scream (1975), Portrait of an Escort (1980), I Married a Centerfold (1984), The Superagent (2009), The Guardian (1997) and many others.

One of his notable roles that served as a big boost to his career was when he played the role of Officer Shifflett on 20 episodes of Newhart and also when he got to play the unseen P.A system announcer on 46 episodes of the television series titled M*A*S*H. His exceptional portrayal of characters was able to help him gain the attention of the public and since then, he became recognized and began landing more roles. In 2012, he got to play a role in the original cast of the off-Broadway Westside Theatre show.

Todd was once a writer for American International Pictures in Los Angeles where he was making $60 a week. Prior to his relocating to Los Angeles, his friend had told him that as a writer, he could make $500 a week but unfortunately, that did not happen as his pay was far less than what he expected.

Todd Susman’s net worth

For one who has been in the acting profession for over 50 years, Todd Susman has done well for himself as the actor’s net worth is estimated to be between $3 million -$5million. He is said to have gotten a majority of his earnings from his profession as an actor, sales from his Yeezy sneakers, and other endeavors.

Todd Susman’s movies and TV shows


  • You Don’t Know Jack (2010) – Stan Levy
  • The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) – Supervisor
  • The Flying Scissors (2009) – Frank Johnson
  • The Rat Pack (1998)
  • Bodily Harm (1995) – Jerry Roth
  • Blast from the Past (1999) – Butcher
  • Night of the Running Man (1994) – Meyer Weiss
  • Stuey (2003) – Max
  • Death Scream (1975) – Jimmy Crescent
  • The Discoverers (2012) – Dr. Salter
  • Star Spangled Girl (1971) – Norman Cornell
  • Spencer’s Pilots (1976) – Stan Lewis
  • I Married a Centerfold (1984) – Bill Bodell
  • Only the Strong (1993) – Mr. Cochran

TV series

  • For Life (2020) – Judge Ira Wexler
  • The Good Fight (2017) – Judge Kevin Drago
  • Person of Interest (2012) – Henry Brooks
  • Orange Is the New Black (2013-2014) – Guest star
  • Fresno (1986) – Sergent Dobbs
  • Law & Order (2008) – Guest star
  • Bull (2018-2021) – Judge Cleary
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Malcolm & Eddie (2000) – Guest star
  • Diagnosis Murder(1998) – Guest star
  • L.A.Doctors (1999) – Guest star
  • Grace Under Fire (1995-1996) – Guest star
  • Weird Science (1996) – Guest star
  • The Burning Zone  (1997) – Guest star
  • Men Behaving Badly (1997) – Guest star
  • The Wayans Bros (1998) – Guest star
  • Family Matters (1997) – Guest star
  • Step by Step (1995) – Guest Star
  • Newhart (1984-1989) – Constable Shifflett
  • The Commish (1994) – Gideon “Giggy” Fisher
  • Married With Children (1994) – Bill Ellis
  • The Golden Girls (1991) – Marlowe
  • 227 (1989) – Guest star
  • She-Wolf of London (1991) – Guest star
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
  • Highway to Heaven (1989) – Roger Carlyle
  • Punky Brewster (1987) – Mike Deaton
  • Fame (1985) – Guest star
  • ALF (1989) – Jim ‘Jimbo’ Hutchinson
  • Who’s the Boss? (1987) – Guest star
  • The Facts of Life (1984) – Assistant Warden Yeager
  • Hill Street Blues (1984) – Ice Man
  • The White Shadow (1980) – Guest star
  • Barney Miller (1967-1979) – Andrew Siegel
  • Eight is Enough (1978) – Guest Star
  • Room 222 (1971) – Guest star
  • The Waltons (1979 – 1980) – Guest star
  • Little House on the Prairie (1981) – Max
  • Alice (1983) – Guest star
  • Goodnight Beantown  (1983) – Augie Kleindab

…and many others.

Todd Susman’s relationship and marriage

Todd Susman

Judy Susman

Love life is one aspect of a celebrity’s life that is usually a topic of great interest to their fans and the media in general. Unfortunately, aside from tiny tidbits, there is not much information on the love life of the actor as he has not revealed much about himself and has tried his best to stay away from the prying eyes of the public.

Todd Susman, besides his acting career, has a family life, The actor has been married twice so far in his life. His first wife named Judy is an active actress and the couple both shares a child together. It remains unknown where he met his first wife, and how long they dated and stayed married to each other before their divorce. Todd and Judy got divorced after staying married for some years, the reason for their divorce is not known and they have both moved ahead with their separate lives.

After his divorce from Judy, Todd Susman found love again and decided to get married. He got married for the second time to Bella Kordonov on November 6th, 1982, and their union is blessed with three children. The names of the children remain unknown.

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Though an influential actor, Todd Susman is not active on social media

Todd Susman is not one of those actors who thrive on social media. He is not active on any social media platform but remains a very influential actor. The actor still remains popular among fans of his movie roles with many pictures of him making it to the streets of popular social media platforms.

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