[in 1960, about her career decline] I wasn't happy with my career and when my long-term contract at MGM was over I decided to go to USC. In 1947, she was signed by Columbia, where, as Paula Raymond, she spent two years appearing in B-movies, including a number of westerns such as … Born: 23-Nov-1924 Birthplace: San Francisco, CA Died: 31-Dec-2003 Location of death: West Hollywood, CA Cause of death: Respiratory failure. She made numerous television appearances and low-budget features before MGM signed her and began placing her in more important projects, starting with Adam's Rib (1949). She made her film debut as a child by chance in Keep Smiling (1938) during a visit to Los Angeles. American leading woman of films and television in the 1950s, whose career was hampered by injuries. Official Sites, Made her film debut in 1938 at age 14 opposite, In 1999 she began work on her book "I Was Born Right, Where Did I Go Wrong, or The Misadventures of a Dumb Dame. I became an actress because it was the only way I knew to earn a living. Among other things I studied cinematography. Raymond’s professional career began in January 1964. Gender: Female Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor. I wasn't trying to be a glamour movie star. In 1940 he was afflicted with Parkinson's disease and replaced as editor, dying a few months later. In 1977, she had returned to acting and she had earned a stint on the soap, Turned down the role of saloon keeper "Kitty Russell" in the long-running western classic series. - IMDb Mini Biography By: A series of subsequent falls injured her repeatedly, and she moved into business interests, though remaining an actor at heart. I was just filling space. Her beauty miraculously recovered, she managed to return to acting within a year and appeared occasionally into the 1970s. We woke up to the very sad news today that Paul Raymond passed away. RIP my friend. THECOUNT.COM "ALWAYS OPEN! She is interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California. Raymond’s professional career began in January 1964. It was a pleasure touring with you including 5 nights at Chicago’s Vic Theater! Posted by Count of Triangle, Sunday: I was not given many acting roles. Raised in San Francisco, Paula Raymond studied music, dance, and opera as a child. West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro, King Richard and the Crusaders 1954 premiere. Death. Raised in San Francisco, Paula Raymond studied music, dance, and opera as a child. LONDON, ENG. A few years later she later changed her name to "Paula Raymond". (THECOUNT) — Musicians reacted to the passing of Paul Raymond, UFO guitarist and keyboard player, who died early Saturday morning after suffering a massive heart attack. Raymond is also featured on classic records by CHICKEN SHACK and SAVOY BROWN as well as solo albums, plus those credited to PAUL RAYMOND PROJECT, reports BlabberMouth. Paula Raymond (Paula Ramona Wright), actor, born November 23 1924; died December 31 2003, Glamorous starlet who turned out to have moderate acting ability. AKA Paula Ramona Raymond. She made several unimportant pictures as a freelancer, then left the industry in 1955. Paula Raymond, Actress: Hand of Death. Posted by Judas Priest on Saturday, April 13, 2019 Despite good notices and some successful films, she was eventually released from her contract. She returned to San Francisco for studies at San Francisco Junior College and, while there, entered into a brief marriage. Posted by Saxon (Official) on Saturday, April 13, 2019 American leading woman of films and television in the 1950s, whose career was hampered by injuries. We are saddened to hear the news this morning of our friend and touring mate Paul Raymond of UFO’s sudden passing. Since 2005!" | This string of successes was shattered in a 1962 car crash. - April 14, 2019. References in literature Raymond appeared on more than a dozen of UFO’s albums, including “Lights Out” and the live classic “Strangers In The Night”. Her father being a distinguished attorney, she once studied law in San Francisco. She had a long string of success in television, including State Trooper (1956), Mike Hammer (1958), Yancy Derringer (1958), Peter Gunn (1958), and others. I didn't want to work, but I had a daughter to support. We played many shows with UFO and remember Paul as a brilliant musician and friend – may he rest in peace….