Ted and Susan Johnson are the protagonists in the 1989 film Cheetah. They are California teenagers. They befriend a goat herder named Morogo and adopt an orphaned cheetah cub that call Duma. Are the children of Earl and Jean.
Role in the film
Ted and Susan aren't really looking forward to spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents Earl and Jean. Once there, they change their minds when, together with local goat herder Morogo, they adopt a female cheetah cub they call Duma. They soon realize that they must set her loose so that she can learn to hunt and be free. However, when she is captured by gamblers planning to race her against Greyhounds, Ted and Susan, together with Morogo, head off into the wild to rescue her. After they rescue her from the hands of Abdullah, they decide to release her back into the wild where she belongs.
- When Ted and Susan sneak into Abdullah's hut, a cheetah pelt is seen near the window, presumably Duma's mother.