Person Details

Birthday: 1924-11-23 10:16:18

Death: 2003-12-31 10:16:18

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Movie Involvements: 21

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paula Raymond (November 23, 1924 – December 31, 2003) was an American model and actress. In 1950, she was put under contract by MGM, where she played opposite such leading men as Cary Grant and Dick Powell. Earlier in her career, Raymond acted in film noir thrillers such as City That Never Sleeps (with Gig Young and Marie Windsor), but later in her career she developed a horror film reputation. In 1952, she played the heroine in The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms. In the late 1950s and 1960 Raymond appeared in many television shows and low-budget horror movies including Perry Mason, Hawaiian Eye, 77 Sunset Strip, and Blood of Dracula's Castle with Alexander D'Arcy and John Carradine. She turned down the role of saloon keeper Kitty in the long-running western classic series Gunsmoke (the role went to Amanda Blake). In 1962, Raymond was a passenger in a car that crashed into a tree on Sunset Boulevard. Her nose was severed by the rear view mirror. After only a little more than a year of extensive plastic surgery and recovery she returned to acting. In 1977, while working on the soap opera Days of our Lives, after only 3 appearances, she accidentally tripped on a telephone cord and broke her ankle. She was written out of the show. In 1984 she broke both hips, and in 1994 she broke her shoulder. Raymond was previously married. In 1944, Raymond married Floyd Leroy Patterson. In 1946, they divorced shortly after the birth of their daughter, Raeme Dorene Patterson. In 1993, Raymond's daughter died. In 2003, Raymond died at the age of 79 from a series of respiratory ailments. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paula Raymond, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

One Step Beyond
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6

One Step Beyond

(1959) Passenger
Hawaiian Eye
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7

Hawaiian Eye

(1959) Anne Hunter
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
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7

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

(1953) Lee Hunter
King Richard and the Crusaders
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6

King Richard and the Crusaders

(1954) Queen Berengaria
The Tall Target
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7

The Tall Target

(1951) Ginny Beaufort
Blood of Dracula's Castle
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5

Blood of Dracula's Castle

(1970) Countess Townsend
A Star Is Born World Premiere
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9
The Sellout
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6

The Sellout

(1952) Peggy Stauton

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1994 Agnes
1970 Countess Townsend
1969 Kansas Kelly
1965 Director
1962 Carol Wilson
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1961 N/A
Marcia Paxton
1960 N/A
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1959 Anne Hunter
Lady Blanche Carleton
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Passenger
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1958 N/A
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1957 N/A
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1956 N/A
1955 N/A
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Mrs. Max Gaines
1954 Pat Danforth
Self
Queen Berengaria
1953 Lee Hunter
Kathy Kelly
Christina
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1952 N/A
Peggy Stauton
1951 N/A
Marilla Sabinas
Ginny Beaufort
Zoe Carnot
Agnes Oglethorpe Young
1950 Orrie Masters
Ellen Hallit
Helen Ferguson
1949 Emerald - Kip's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Judy Barton
1948 Guard
Louise Adams
1938 Bettina Bowman
Year Character Movie/Tv

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