Susan Oliver Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On April 17th, 2022

Susan Oliver was a fabulous and sensational actor. She also worked as a director and a writer on some projects. She will always be remembered for her great work in several movies and television shows. She left this world at the very early age of 58.

Susan Oliver's Net Worth

As of 2024, Susan Oliver's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Net Worth$5 million
Given NameCharlotte Gercke
Famous NameSusan Oliver
Source(s) of FameActress
Date of BirthFebruary 13, 1932
Place of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Age At Death58
Date of DeathMay 10, 1990
Cause of DeathLung Cancer
RelationshipsSingle, ,

Early Life

Charlotte Gercke, famously known as Susan Oliver was born in New York, the United States of America on February 13, 1932. Her star sign is Aquarius, according to her death of birth.

Her father was a well-known political reporter and a journalist, named George Gercke and her mother was an astrology practitioner, named Ruth Hale Oliver. Her parents got separated when she was just a kid. After the divorce, she lived with her father.

She attended the Tokyo International College from 1948 till 1949 after which her father moved to Japan to retain a news post.

Susan went to live with her mother in the year 1949. She graduated from Pennsylvania’s Swarthmore College, to mainly study drama. She got professional training in this field from the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York.

Career Highlights

She worked in theaters and different commercials at the very start of her career. She worked in a huge number of television serials including Goodyear Playhouse (1955), Camera Three (1956), The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1957), The United States Steel Hour (1957), Studio 57 (1957), Climax! (1957), Kraft Theatre (1958), Matinee Theatre (1957-1958), Father Knows Best (1958), Armstrong Circle Theatre (1959), The Millionaire (1959), Playhouse 90 (1957-1960), Wanted: Dead or Alive (1960), Thriller (1961), The Aquanauts (1961), Zane Grey Theatre (1960-1961), The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1961), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962), The Dick Powell Theatre (1961-1963), 77 Sunset Strip (1963), The Doctors and the Nurses (1963), The Andy Griffith Show (1964), Destry (1964), The Rogues (1965), A Man Called Shenandoah (1966), Star Trek (1966), Tarzan (1967), The Outsider (1968), The Virginian (1965-1970), Alias Smith and Jones (1971), The Magician (1973), Barnaby Jones (1974), Petrocelli (1974), Police Story (1974), The Streets of San Francisco (1977), Murder, She Wrote (1985), Freddy’s Nightmares (1988), and numerous more.

She had also worked in various movies including The Green-Eyed Blonde (1957), The Gene Krupa Story (1959), Butterfield 8 (1960), The Caretakers (1963), Looking for Love (1964), Guns of Diablo (1964), The Disorderly Orderly (1964), The Love-Ins (1967), A Man Called Gannon (1968), The Monitors (1969), Change of Mind (1969), Ginger in the Morning (1974), Hardly Working (1980), Tomorrow’s Child (1982), International Airport (1985), and many more.

She had worked as a director in several films and TV serials including Cowboysan (1978), and Trapper John, M.D. (1983).

Personal Life 

Apart from her acting career, she was also a licensed pilot and was the first woman to fly a single plane from New York to Moscow. In the year 1970, she was named Pilot of the Year.

In 1959, she was traveling from Paris to New York, the flight got dropped from 35,000 feet to 6000 feet. This event was a great breakthrough for her and it took extensive hypnosis to overcome her fear of flying.

Susan Oliver never got married in her life.


Charlotte Gercke died on May 10, 1990, at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 58. The cause behind her death was lung cancer as she had been smoking for a long time.

Social Media

Susan Oliver was not available on any social media platform. She didn’t have any official account or website. The main reason behind her lack of appearance on social media might be the lack of awareness about social media at her time.


Susan Oliver was a phenomenal actor of her time. She had distinctive acting skills. She left this world on May 10, 1990, due to lung cancer. Her net was estimated to be around 5 million dollars.

Susan Oliver has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Ed Sanders or Eddy Atlantis, Johnny Kovacs or Jon K, Alan Slim, Bryan Russell, Rika Izumi, Yash Rohan, Anri Okita, Mikkel Folsgaard, and Patrick Criado.