Debra Paget Biography
Birthday: August 19, 1933 (Leo)
Born In: Denver, Colorado, United States
Debra Paget is an American actress who mesmerized moviegoers with her beauty and talent in the 1950s. She was born in Denver, Colorado to Frank Henry Griffin and Margaret Allen. Her mother was a stage actress who was determined to get her children into the film industry. The family moved to Los Angeles, California, to stay close to Hollywood. Debra was enrolled in dance and drama classes as soon as her family came to Los Angeles. When she was eight, she got her first acting job, while her first stage appearance came at 13. Debra signed a long-term contract with 20th Century Fox, and starred in movies like ‘Broken Arrow’, ‘Princess of the Nile’ and ‘The Rivers Edge’. After she worked with Elvis Presley in ‘Love Me Tender’, there were rumors that he wanted to marry her. After her contract with Fox ended, she went to Europe to work in Italian and German movies. Debra’s successful career saw her play several exotic roles. Her screen name was inspired from Lord and Lady Paget of England, who were her ancestors. Debra's brother and two sisters also worked in the film industry.