Trickey, Paula 1966–

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TRICKEY, Paula 1966–


Full name, Paula Sue Trickey; born March 27, 1966, in Amarillo, TX; daughter of Harold Trickey and Virginia Demorest; married Richard Leavitt Thurber (a production executive and producer), May 31, 1996 (some sources cite 1997); children. Avocational Interests: Golf, cycling, other fitness activities, pets.

Addresses: Manager—Meridian Artist Agency, 9255 Sunset Blvd., Suite 620, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Publicist—Lewis Kay, Bragman Nyman Cafarelli, 9171 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress. Worked as a model and appeared in commercials and public service announcements. Participant in beauty pageants, and won the title of Miss Teen Oklahoma, 1985. Also worked as a waitress. Active in charitable organizations and presenter at awards presentations.


Television Appearances; Series:

Tonja Vargas, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1992.

Cory McNamara, Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1996–2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Nurse Lisa Topping, Trade Winds, NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Pinup model at pool, Columbo: Columbo Cries Wolf, ABC, 1990.

Natalie Collins, A Kiss Goodnight, 1994.

Leslie Vance, Black Scorpion (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Black Scorpion"), Showtime, 1995.

Lieutenant Kelly Andrews, The Base, Cinemax, 1999.

Beth, A Carol Christmas, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Assistant, The World's Greatest Magic IV, NBC, 1997.

Presenter, Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bartender, "The Bulls Own Up," 1st & Ten, HBO, 1988.

Bikini model, "Blame It on New Orleans," Designing Women, CBS, 1991.

Janice, "Futile Attraction," Dream On, HBO, 1991, later Fox.

Celia Jecker, "Das Boat House," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992.

Cindy, "Model Daughter," Step by Step, ABC, 1992.

Dottie, "Rebel with a Cause," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1992.

Woman, "Split Decision," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1992.

Dottie, "Midlife ... Now What?," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1993.

Lisa Anderson, "Wipe–Out," Raven, CBS, 1993.

Lisa Bendetti, "The Rabbit and the Fox," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1993.

Kelley, Home Free, ABC, 1993.

Carla Jaynes, "A Model for Murder," One West Waikiki, CBS, 1994.

Dr. Sheila Kendall, "The Aquarius Intercept," Fortune Hunter, Fox, 1994.

Kyla Jennings, "Silent Night, Baywatch Night: Parts 1 & 2," Baywatch, syndicated, 1994.

Lisa Bendetti, "Rabbit Redux," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1994.

Sue Leal, "To Live and Die in Docker Flats," Time Trax, syndicated, 1994.

Suzanne Reicher, "Ghosts of the Past," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1994.

"Diamond in the Rough," Cobra, syndicated, 1994.

Samantha Harrold, "Barry," High Tide, syndicated, 1995.

Samantha Harrold, "Down South," High Tide, syndicated, 1995.

Samantha Harrold, "Mermaid," High Tide, syndicated, 1995.

Samantha Harrold, "One on One," High Tide, syndicated, 1995.

Michelle Wilkerson, "Ein bombiger Plan," Lawless, c. 1997.

Nurse Lauren Perry, "My Brother's Keeper," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1999.

Drug Enforcement Agency agent Leslie Clarkson, "Lazarus," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 2000.

Drug Enforcement Agency agent Leslie Clarkson, "Winds of Change," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 2000.

Carrie, "Hanging by a Moment," One Tree Hill, The WB, 2004.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including Marker, UPN; and Sessions, HBO.

Film Appearances:

Cheryl, Maniac Cop 2, Fox Home Video/Live Video/Vestron Video, 1990.

Jasmine, Carnal Crimes, Axis Films International, 1990.

Street War!, 1990.

(Scenes deleted) Mr. Saturday Night, Columbia, 1992.



Celebrity Skin, March, 2000, p. 15.

Celebrity Sleuth, Volume 7, number 8, 1994, pp. 48–49.

Razor, winter, 2001, pp. 56–61.


Paula Trickey Official Site,, June 30, 2004.