Suzanne Kaaren Blackmer, 92, an actress who defiantly withstood Donald Trump's attempt to oust her from her rent-controlled Manhattan apartment, died Aug. 27 from complications of pneumonia. She died at the Lillian Booth Home of the Actors' Fund of America in Englewood, N.J., where she had resided since becoming ill last winter.
A native of New York City, she began acting as Suzanne Kaaren and came to Hollywood under contract to Fox and later MGM. She appeared in "Disorder in the Court" with the Three Stooges and was the heroine in the Bela Lugosi film "The Devil Bat." In later years, she had bit parts in such films as 1984's "The Cotton Club."