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Disembodied Actress Eugenia Paul is Dead

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

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