Paula Shaw

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Paula Shaw
Born (1941-07-17) July 17, 1941 (age 73)
The Bronx, New York City
Occupation Actress
Years active 1969-present

Paula Shaw (born July 17, 1941) is an American actress. A life member of The Actors Studio,[1] Shaw has portrayed characters in numerous films and on television (including a role as prostitute on Barney Miller, Season 3, Episodes 2 & 3, "Quarantine", and Season 4, Episode 3, "Bugs"). She is perhaps most well known who for portraying the character of Mrs. Pamela Voorhees in the Freddy vs. Jason movie. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Selected Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
1969 Freiheit für die Liebe
To Hex with Sex Lucibel
1973 The Roommates (Uncredited)
1974 The Centerfold Girls Mrs. Walker
1977 In The Gliter Palace Ruth
Chatterbox Policewoman
Herowork Woman in Convertible
1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Wulla Jean
1984 Savage Streets Charlene
1986 Witchfire Nurse Hemmings
Say Yes Society Reporter
1989 Communion Woman from Apartment
1995 The X-Files "The Walk" Ward Nurse
1998 Merchants of Venus Dolores
2000 Reindeer Games Aunt Lisbeth
2001 Ignition Senator
2002 Insomnia Coroner
2003 Night Creep Dr. Wayborn
Freddy vs Jason Pamela Voorhees
2005 Chupacabra Terror Mrs. Hartman
2011 Mr. Young Mrs. Byrne
2013 Cedar Cove (TV series) Charlotte Jeffers


  1. ^ Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 280. ISBN 0-02-542650-8. 

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