Patricia Medina

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Medina in 1975

Patricia Medina (19 July 1919 – 28 April 2012) was an English actress. She began acting as a teen in the late 1930s. Medina later moved to Hollywood. She acted in period melodramas, such as The Black Knight. Her more memorable movies were Stranger at My Door and Mr. Arkadin. She was very prolific in the early 1950s, though her career faded toward the end of the decade. However, around 1968, she returned and starred in the lesbian themed movie The Killing of Sister George.

Medina was born in Liverpool, England. She was married to Joseph Cotten from 1960 until his death in 1994. Medina died at age ninety-two due to natural causes in Los Angeles.