Suzanne Somers (born October 16, 1946) is an American actress, singer and business woman. She is notable for starring in many television series. Somers is best known for playing the part of Chrissy Snow on Three's Company. She has written many bestselling books. Somers was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2000. She had a lumpectomy and has recovered. She been criticized for her strong views about medical subjects. Her promotions of alternative cancer treatments have been subject to criticism from American Cancer Society.