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Actress Eugenia Paul was featured in a handful of films and television productions in the 1950s. She co-starred with scream queen Allison Hayes in the 1957 voodoo horror film The Disembodied as native girl Mara.
She was born Eugenia Popoff in Dearborn, Michigan in 1935. She trained as a dancer before settling in Hollywood in the early 1950s. Paul appeared in small roles in a handful of films in the 1950s, including Lost in Alaska (1952) with Abbott and Costello, The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954), The Ten Commandments (1956), and Gunfighters of Abilene (1960). Paul was better known for her work in television, starring as Senorita Elena Torres opposite Guy Williams in early episodes of Disney’s Zorro in 1957. Her other television credits include episodes of Sky King, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Lone Ranger, and The Thin Man. She retired from the screen in the late 1950s after her marriage to Robert Strauss, the heir »
- Harris Lentz
The actress passed away last week (beg24May10) at the Good Samaritan Medical Centre in West Palm Beach, Florida. No further details about her death were available.
Paul began her career as a ballerina, moving to Los Angeles at the age of 16 to follow her dream of stardom on the stage, and she was later signed up as a dancer for movie studio Warner Bros.
She was later known as Eugenia Strauss after her marriage to husband Robert, who survives her along with their two daughters and a son, according to The Hollywood Reporter. »
2 items from 2010
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