Carolyn Craig

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Carolyn Craig
Sebastian Cabot Doug McClure Carolyn Craig Checkmate 1962.JPG
Sebastian Cabot, Carolyn Craig, and Doug McClure in Checkmate (1962)
Born Adele Ruth Crago
(1934-10-27)October 27, 1934
Long Island, New York, USA
Died December 12, 1970(1970-12-12) (aged 36)
Culver City, California
Cause of death Self-inflicted gunshot wound
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Charles E. Graham (1957-1961) (divorced) 1 child
Arthur Bryden (?-1970) (divorced) 1 child
Carolyn Craig and Martin Milner on TV's The West Point Story (1956)

Carolyn Craig (October 27, 1934 – December 12, 1970) was an American actress who was best known for her performance as Nora Manning in William Castle's 1959 shocker House on Haunted Hill.


Her film credits include a supporting performance in Giant (1956) as Lacey Lynnton and a lead role in the 1957 film noir Portland Exposé as Ruth Madison. She was also the second female lead in the 1958 Western Apache Territory.

Sometimes billed as Caroline Craig, she also made numerous guest appearances on television, including a recurring role on the soap opera General Hospital. Craig made a guest appearance on the fourth episode of the television series Perry Mason; she played Helen Waters in "The Case of the Drowning Duck".

On April 8, 1958, Craig was cast as Edna Granger, a young woman with an unrequited romantic interest in deputy Marshal Wyatt Earp in the Western series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. .[1]

On April 9, 1962, Craig was cast in the episode "The Fortune Hunter" of the Western series Laramie in the role of Kitty McAllen.[2]

Personal life[edit]

From 1957 to 1961, Craig was married to Charles E. Graham and gave birth to a son in 1959. After her divorce from Graham, she was married to Arthur Bryden until April 1970.


Carolyn Craig died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound [3] on December 12, 1970 in Culver City, California.



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