Pamela Courson

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Pamela Courson

Long-term companion of Jim Morrison, vocalist of The Doors add

Category: Music

Born in 1946.

Countries: United States (70%), California (20%), France (10%)

Main connections: Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison, California

Linked to: Orange High School

 

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Pamela Courson was born in 1946 add something


1965

One biography states that Courson and Morrison met at a nightclub called The London Fog on the Sunset Strip in 1965, while she was an art student at Los Angeles City College add something


1967

Ray Manzarek - Manzarek married Dorothy Aiko Fujikawa in Los Angeles on December 21, 1967, with Jim Morrison and his long time companion, Pamela Courson, as witnesses


1969

In his will, made in Los Angeles County on February 12, 1969, Morrison left his entire estate to Courson, naming her co-executor with his attorney, Max Fink add something


1971

On July 3, 1971, Courson found Morrison dead in the bathtub of their apartment in Paris, France add something


Pamela Courson died in 1974 add something

 

On April 25, 1974, she died of a heroin overdose on the living room couch at the Los Angeles apartment she shared with two male friends add something


1981

Tom Baker (American actor) - The relationship he had with Morrison and Morrison's long term girlfriend Pamela Courson was described in a memoir, "Blue Centre Light", and an extract was published in "High Times" in June 1981


1991

Courson was portrayed by Meg Ryan in Oliver Stone's 1991 film, "The Doors" add something


1998

In his 1998 memoir, "Light My Fire: My Life with the Doors", former keyboardist Ray Manzarek stated that Courson and a friend saw the band during their stint at the London Fog, a lesser-known nightclub, and that she was initially courted by Arthur Lee, of the California band Love, who brought The Doors to the attention of Elektra Records boss Jac Holzman add something