Suzanne Somers (born October 16, 1946) is an American actress, author, singer, businesswoman and As Seen on TV star. Somers is well known for her television roles as Chrissy Snow on Three’s Company and as Carol Lambert on Step by Step.
In the 1990s Somers became the spokeswoman for the Thighmaster, a piece of exercise equipment that is squeezed between one’s thighs. Soon she and her husband, Alan Hamel, decided to start branding products she could sell. Somers’ empire of books and products aimed at helping women and today she sells a wide array of beauty, fitness, health and weight loss products on her Suzanne Somers website and on TV.
Calling her a legend in the industry, On May 2, 2014, Direct Marketing Response inducted Somers into the infomercial Hall of Fame.