Jeramie Rain

Jeramie Rain (born Susan Davis) is an American screenwriter, producer, philanthropist and former actress. Rain began her career with starring roles in several local stage productions in Charleston before moving to New York City in the early 1970s. After appearing in a string of commercials, she made her film debut in the crime film The Abductors (1972), then became known for roles as Sadie in Wes Craven's controversial horror film The Last House on the Left (1972) and Willie Mae in Albert T. Viola's comedy film Preacherman Meets Widderwoman (1973). Outside of film, Rain had a supporting role as Nurse Samantha Tolliver in the soap opera The Doctors (1972–77), followed by guest appearances on several soap operas, including General Hospital, and starring roles in off-Broadway productions, including 22 Years and The Fan Club. Rain quit acting in the mid 1970s and subsequently worked as a writer and producer for NBC and CBS. At the age of 28, Rain was diagnosed with systemic lupus and has launched several philanthropic efforts to bring awareness to the disease.