Stepfanie Kramer was born on 6 August 1956, in Los Angeles, California USA, of partially Native American descent. She is an actress, writer and singer/songwriter, perhaps best known for her role as Detective Sgt. Dee Dee McCall in the NBC television series “Hunter”.
So just how wealthy is Stepfanie Kramer at present? According to sources, Kramer has acquired a fortune over $2 million, as of early 2017, amassed during career in entertainment which now spans over 40 years.
Stepfanie Kramer Net Worth $2 Million
Kramer grew up in Los Angeles, raised by a professional violinist father and a high-fashion model and artist mother. She attended Chatsworth High School in California, and later enrolled at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Her acting career started while she was still in high school, with a guest-starring part in the television series “Starsky and Hutch”. She went on with her television involvement, appearing in the late ’70s and early ’80s series including “Eight Is Enough”, “Fantasy Island”, “Dynasty”, “Knots Landing”, “Bosom Buddies” and “Trapper John, M.D.”. In 1983 she was cast as Claudia in the television series “We Got It Made”, garnering recognition and popularity. Her net worth began to grow.
Kramer’s breakthrough role came in 1984, when she was cast in a starring role in Stephen J. Cannell’s police television drama “Hunter”, playing the tough-minded Detective Sgt. Dee Dee McCall for six out of the show’s seven seasons, leaving it in 1990. “Hunter” became a huge hit, gathering a fan base around the world, which enabled Kramer to achieve worldwide fame. Her performance in the show is considered to have helped to change how women were seen in crime dramas. Aside from making her a star, the series significantly contributed to her net worth as well.
In the meantime, Kramer was active in other projects as well. She starred as Angie in the television film “Bridge Across Time” and played Jessica Fletcher in another television film, “Take My Daughters, Please”. She also appeared in the mini-series “Favorite Son”.
In 1990, the actress starred as Nikki Taylor in the TV film “Coins in the Fountain”, and by the end of the decade had landed roles in several television films, including “Twin Sisters” and “Beyond Suspicion”, and played Helene in the acclaimed indie film”The Dogwalker”. All added to her wealth.
The early 2000s saw her in two “Hunter” television films for NBC, starring opposite Fred Dryer, her former co-star from the series. In 2006 she starred as Kate Mosley-Dorsey in the ABC family romantic drama film “The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold “, which became the network’s highest rated film for that year. Shortly after, she landed the starring role of Karen in the anti-terrorism film, “Ground Truth”, actually her last big screen appearance.
Her most recent television involvement was in 2012, appearing in the series “The Secret Circle” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.
Aside from acting, Kramer is an accomplished singer too, appearing in venues across the country, and and releasing two albums, the 1999 “One Dream” and the 2008 “The Great American Song Book”. Her singing career has been another source of Kramer’s net worth.
In addition, she has teamed with notable screen writer David Chisolm to write feature films, and with novelist Jann Arrington-Wolcott to write short stories.
When speaking about her personal life, Kramer married Mark Richards in 1992, and they have one child but divorced in 2001. The actress tends to keep her private life away from public view, therefore sources are unaware of her current relationship status.
Is a guest instructor at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Teaches Master Acting Class, Screening Room, and Working in Film.
Writing and developing both films and television with notable screen writing partner David Chisolm. Writes short stories with southwestern novelist Jann Arrington Wolcott.
Singer/songwriter. First CD "One Dream" comprised mainly of original material. Tours with her one woman cabaret shows in various performance venues across the US. Represented the U.S at the International Music Festival in Queretero Mexico in 2008.
Trained as a Mezzo Soprano with extensive theatre and musical credits. Graduate of The American Acadamy of Dramatic Arts.
Due to the fact that her enormous Hunter (1984) co-star Fred Dryer is a foot taller than her, she had to stand on an egg crate while they were in the same shot so that both of them could be seen.
She's part Native American on her mother's side.
Her father was a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.