Whatever happened to Debra Paget? She was in "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley. - S.F., Nebraska City, Neb.
Stats: Born Aug. 19, 1933, in Denver as Debralee Griffin. Attended studio schools. Married three times, one child.Early years: Paget's ambitious mother put her in dance and drama classes as soon as the family moved to Los Angeles in 1941. At 14, Paget was enrolled in the Fox studio school. That lead to a Fox contract and her movie bow in "Cry of the City" in 1948. Among her other movies: "Broken Arrow," "Belles on Their Toes," "Demetrius and the Gladiators," "The Ten Commandments."
Famous for: She was one of the last of the stars groomed by the old studio system. She specialized in exotic roles.
In recent years: After Paget's contract with Fox ended, she worked in Europe in Italian and German movies. Her last was "The Haunted Palace," released in 1963. In 1962, she married wealthy oilman Louis Kung and moved to Houston.
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