Sonia Darrin

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Sonia was born to Russian Jewish parents, the Paskowitz; emigrated to USA and Galveston, Texas; then San Diego in 1934. She went into movie career in 1941 ["It Started with Eve"-1941]. Then some more uncredited parts. Only one credited role in 1950, "Federal Agent in Charge".

She married Bill Meese, a theater set designer and marketing services company president. They had 4 children including their youngest, Mason Reese. Her brother is famous surfer, Dr. Dorian Paskowitz, who gave up medicine [Stanford Med. School grad.]to become a professional surfer, and surfing teacher. Founder of 'Surfer Healing'. Read more...


Character: Villager at Festival

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 1943

Character: Agnes Lowzier

The Big Sleep 1946