Eugenia Paul

Eugenia Paul

Actress + Dancer

Eugenia Paul was an American actress and dancer best known for her role as Elena Torres in the television series, Zorro, which aired on the American television network, ABC. Strauss was born Eugenia Popoff in Dearborn, Michigan of Russian heritage. She signed as a dancer with Warner Bros. when she was just 17 years old, while participating on a tour with the American Ballet Theater and the Ballet Sketchbook television show. Paul danced in lead roles on screen.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Eugenia Paul.


1935 Birth Born in 1935.


1960 25 Years Old Paul's film credits including Lost in Alaska and The Ten Commandments. Her last feature film role was in the Gunfighters of Abilene in 1960.


2010 75 Years Old Paul met her husband, Pep Boys heir, Robert "Bob" Strauss, at a Hollywood Bowl party. The couple married and Paul quit professional show-business soon after her marriage. They remained married for 52 years, until her death in 2010. Eugenia Paul Strauss died on May 24, 2010, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, at the age of 75. … Read More
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