Paula Shaw

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Birthday
17, 1941
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

Veteran film and television actress notable for portraying Mrs. Pamela Voorhees, the mother of Jason in the 2003 horror film Freddy vs. Jason. She has credits in the acclaimed films Insomnia and Reindeer Games, and would later star in the TV shows Cedar Cove and Mr. Young.

Before Fame

Her earliest professional credit dates back to 1969.

Trivia

She became a life member of The Actors Studio.

Family Life

She was born in The Bronx, and later resided in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Associated With

While she played Mrs. Voorhees in Freddy vs. Jason, Nana Visitor played the same role in the 2009 remake of Friday the 13th.