Acquanetta
Date of Birth
Jul 21, 1920
Birth Place:
Cheyenne, WY

Biography

A true screen oddity, Universal's exotic Paula the Ape Woman was, according to the lady herself, part Arapaho Indian and part British nobility. Her adopted name was Mildred Davenport and she had been a Harry Connover model prior to signing with Universal in 1942. As Acquanetta (or Burnu Acquanetta, meaning "Burning Fire"), the darkly handsome starlet starred as the Captive Wild Woman (1944),...