Katherine Victor (Katena Ktenavea)
BiographyHell's Kitchen [now Clinton], Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Born Katena Ktenavea in the Hell's Kitchen district of Manhattan, the future TV and movie actress grew up in Los Angeles and began her acting career on the stage and radio in the late '40s. She made her film debut in the campy sci-fi adventure _Mesa of Lost Women (1952)_; five years later she starred as the imperious Dr. Myra in director Jerry Warren's Teenage Zombies (1960), which led to a series of roles in Warren's impoverished productions. Read more... being a regular in Warren's movies stymied her mainstream acting career.