Paula Raymond
American actress
Paula Raymond
Paula Raymond 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, but later in her career she developed a horror film reputation. In 1952, she played the heroine in The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms.
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Howard Keel Movie Schedule: KISMET, LOVELY TO LOOK AT, FLOODS OF FEAR - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
4:30 AM TEXAS CARNIVAL (1951) A penniless carnival worker runs up a mountain of debts when he's mistaken for a millionaire. Dir: Charles Walters. Cast: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Paula Raymond, Keenan Wynn, Tom Tully
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NYTimes - almost 20 years
A tingling British mystery, an intense war drama, a gripping monster spectacle and an effective page-to-screen translation of a best seller top the week's list. Reporting a missing brother at the outset, Ida Lupino lends charm and substance to THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (1939), the second in the popular Basil Rathbone-Nigel Bruce series.
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A Paycheck Gone, A Family in Crisis
NYTimes - about 26 years
FOUR in the afternoon to seven in the evening is the roughest part of the day for Bob, the time when he gets lowest during this week before Christmas. Laid off more than a year ago from his job as a health-care manager in the Boston area, the 48-year-old father, who requested his last name not be used, spends his days caring for his two young
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NYTimes - almost 33 years
Cary Grant never won a best-actor Oscar. Ruefully acknowledging the oversight, the motion picture academy presented him in 1970 with a general award for ''sheer brilliance.'' Beginning Sunday, the Regency Theater, at Broadway and 67th Street, will honor the urbane, 80-year- old British-born actor with an eight- week retrospective of 44 of his 71
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paula Raymond
  • 2003
    Age 78
    In 2003, Raymond died at the age of 79 from a series of respiratory ailments.
    More Details Hide Details Paula Raymond is referenced in Joan Didion's Play it as it Lays with an unnamed character remarking "'Gee, Paula Raymond was a pretty girl... Funny she never became a star.'" This quote comes after the protagonist, an actress named Maria, has a traumatic abortion, and seems to be drawing a parallel between Maria and Raymond.
  • 1993
    Age 68
    In 1993, Raymond's daughter died.
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  • 1984
    Age 59
    In 1984, she broke both hips, and in 1994, she broke her shoulder.
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  • 1977
    Age 52
    In 1977, while working on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, after only three appearances, she accidentally tripped on a telephone cord and broke her ankle.
    More Details Hide Details She was written out of the show.
  • 1962
    Age 37
    In 1962, Raymond was a passenger in a car that crashed into a tree on Sunset Boulevard.
    More Details Hide Details 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 1962 she portrayed the role of Franny Wells in the episode "House of the Hunter" on CBS's Rawhide.
    More Details Hide Details Raymond was cast as former Union Army spy Pauline Cushman in the 1964 episode, "The Wooing of Perilous Pauline" of the syndicated western series, Death Valley Days. In the story line, set in Casa Grande in Arizona Territory, the feisty Miss Cushman was operating a saloon, she is wooed by her future husband, Jere Fryer (Ray Danton), who makes a bet with a friend that he convince her to marry him within a week. He later becomes a sheriff; the couple separated in 1890.
  • 1961
    Age 36
    In 1961, she also played opposite Jack Kelly in an episode from the final season of the Western comedy television series Maverick entitled "The Golden Fleecing."
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  • 1959
    Age 34
    Raymond appeared in a 1959 episode "The Paymaster" of the ABC/Desilu western series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, starring Hugh O'Brian.
    More Details Hide Details In the story line, she plays Miss Crystal, an unsuspecting accomplice to a retiring United States Army major (Mark Dana) who is plotting to steal a $15,000 Army payroll being transported by stagecoach across desert country from Tombstone to Benson, Arizona. In Have Gun - Will Travel, "Lady with a Gun," Season 3, Episode 30, she played Eve McIntosh, a woman seeking revenge for her brother's killing.
  • 1955
    Age 30
    She also starred in a 1955 western, The Gun That Won the West.
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  • 1954
    Age 29
    In 1954, she starred as Queen Berengaria in the film King Richard and the Crusaders.
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  • 1952
    Age 27
    In 1952, she played the heroine in The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms.
    More Details Hide Details In the late 1950s and 1960s, Raymond appeared in many television shows and low-budget horror movies including Perry Mason (five episodes), Maverick, Hawaiian Eye (five episodes), M Squad (three episodes), 77 Sunset Strip (four episodes), and Blood of Dracula's Castle with Alexander D'Arcy and John Carradine. She turned down the role of prostitute/saloon keeper Kitty Russell in the long-running western classic series Gunsmoke, and the role went instead to Amanda Blake.
  • 1950
    Age 25
    In 1950, she was put under contract by MGM, where she played opposite such leading men as Cary Grant and Dick Powell.
    More Details Hide Details 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.
  • 1944
    Age 19
    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.
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  • 1924
    Born on November 23, 1924.
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