Deborah Raffin Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Deborah Raffin was an American model, actor, and audiobook publisher who starred in films such as Once Is Not Enough, Death Wish 3, 40 Carats, Nightmare in Badham County, Touched by Love, and The Dove.
Trudy Marshall’s daughter is a late actress
Deborah Raffin was born to Phillip Jordan Raffin and Trudy Marshall on March 13, 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Her mother was a film actress from Brooklyn, while her father worked as a restaurateur and business leader. Her father was a devout Jew, while her mother was a devout Christian. Raffin was a devout follower of Judaism.
She was raised in the same household as her brother, William Raffin. She was of white ancestry and of American nationality. Raffin studied theatre with Milton Katselas and Kate Fleming at the National Theater in England.
Journey in Acting
During the 1970s and 1980s, Deborah Raffin was featured on the covers of various magazines, including Teen, Good Housekeeping, and Seventeen. She also appeared in several Hollywood films in the 1970s.
Raffin co-starred with Joseph Bottoms in Gregory Peck’s film The Dove, which was released in 1974. In 1976, she starred alongside Chuck Connors and Tina Louise in Nightmare in Badham County. For her portrayal in the 1980 comedy-drama film Touched by Love, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and a Razzie Award for Worst Actress.
In 1981, Raffin took up the role of Goldie Hawn in the television series adaption of Foul Play (1978). She also starred alongside Pierce Brosnan in James Clavell’s 1988 action flick Noble House. In 1991, she starred alongside David Hewlett in the cult film Scanners II: The New Order as Julie Vale. She also starred alongside Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel, and Beverley Mitchell in the WB television series 7th Heaven (1996-2005). Raffin also starred as Dr. Hightower in ABC Family’s teen drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Had a $3 million net worth estimate
Deborah Raffin was one of the most well-known television and film actresses, and over the course of her decades-long career, the Los Angeles native had amassed a sizable fortune. Raffin reportedly had a net worth of $3 million when she died, according to some estimates. Aside from acting, she made a good living as the co-founder of the audiobook company Dove Books-on-Tape, which she launched in 1985 and later sold in 1997.
Deborah Raffin passed away
Deborah Raffin died at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles on November 21, 2012. She was 59 years old at the time. Raffin died of leukemia, a cancer that affects the body’s blood-forming systems such as the bone marrow and lymphatic system. In Culver City, California, she was laid to rest at Hillside Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Michael Viner’s Husband Michael Viner’s Marriage and Divorce
Deborah Raffin was previously married to Michael Viner, a film producer. The couple married on August 4, 1974, however after a 29-year marriage, the couple divorced in 2005. Viner died of cancer on August 8, 2009, in Beverly Hills, California, just three years after his divorce. Taylor Rose Viner, the former couple’s daughter, was born to them. Deborah Raffin died of leukemia three years after her husband died.
|Date of Birth:||1953, March-13|
|Date of Death:||2012, November-21|
|Age:||69 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Birth Name||Deborah Iona Raffin|
|Father||Phillip Jordan Raffin|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles, California|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Married to||Michael Viner|