Paul Sutton was an American film actor, appearing mostly in uncredited roles, and most often in low budget Bmovies during the 1930s and 1940s. He is perhaps best known as one of the actors who portrayed Sergeant William Preston on the radio serial Challenge of the Yukon. He departed his acting career in 1947, and later entered politics. In 1954 and 1956 he ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives from Michigan. He was residing in Ferndale, Michigan at the time of his death on January 31, 1970.