Colleen Miller

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Colleen Miller
Born (1932-11-10) November 10, 1932 (age 84)
Yakima, Washington, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1952-1972
Spouse(s) Walter Ralphs

Colleen Miller (born November 10, 1932 in Yakima, Washington) is an American actress. She has been in several movies such as Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963) and Four Guns to the Border (1954). She currently resides in California.

Miller was originally signed to a contract by Howard Hughes for his RKO Pictures company. She was 19 when she made her first film appearance in The Las Vegas Story, starring Jane Russell.

She shared top billing with Rory Calhoun in her next film, a western, then had a leading role in Playgirl as a young Midwestern girl who comes to New York City to be a model and ends up involved in a shooting and a scandal. She then was signed by Universal Pictures, where she co-starred with Tony Curtis in two films, The Purple Mask and The Rawhide Years.

Miller made just one more movie after 1958, a western with Audie Murphy, then retired from acting. She married Walter Ralphs, an heir to the Ralphs supermarket chain.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1952 The Las Vegas Story Mary Starred Jane Russell, Victor Mature
1954 Four Guns to the Border Lolly Bhumer co-starred with Rory Calhoun, Walter Brennan
1954 Playgirl Phyllis Matthews co-starred with Barry Sullivan
1955 The Purple Mask Laurette de Latour co-starred with Tony Curtis
1956 The Rawhide Years Zoe Fontaine co-starred with Tony Curtis
1957 The Night Runner Susan Mayes co-starred with Ray Danton
Man in the Shadow Skippy Renchler co-starred with Jeff Chandler and Orson Welles
Hot Summer Night Irene Partain co-starred with Leslie Nielsen
1958 Step Down to Terror Helen Walters co-starred with Charles Drake and Rod Taylor
1963 Gunfight at Comanche Creek Abbie Stevens co-starred with Audie Murphy and Ben Cooper

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