Stepfanie Kramer (born August 6, 1956) is an American actress, writer, and singer/songwriter. She is probably best known for her role as tough-minded detective Sgt. Dee Dee McCall on the NBC TV series Hunter. She has been nominated for an Emmy in Special Class Programming and won the Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress Award. She also was honored by the First Americans in the Arts organization in 1995, 2002, and 2003. She was voted one of the most beautiful women in television in 1988, through a national TV Guide poll of viewers. Kramer has written and directed for television, and is also a singer.
Kramer was born and raised in Los Angeles. She is part Native American from her mother's side. Her father was a classically trained violinist and her mother is an accomplished artist.
Kramer's professional acting career started in the late 1970s, while she was still in school. She guest-starred in several television shows, such as Starsky and Hutch, Dynasty, Bosom Buddies, and Knots Landing. Kramer graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts/West, where she has later taught as a guest instructor. Kramer starred in the NBC sitcom We Got It Made in 1983. Her big break came in 1984, when she landed a starring role in Hunter, a creation of television mogul Stephen J. Cannell. After a rough start, the show became an international hit, and was broadcast for seven consecutive seasons. Kramer starred in six of them, appearing in a total of 130 episodes. In an interview with Jay Leno in 1989, Kramer admitted that she had not believed the show would be as long-lived as it was.