November 10, 1932 |
Yakima, Washington, U.S.
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.