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Born: September 27, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Wu-Ch'ang, , CN Profession: Cast ...
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1941:
Made Broadway debut in "Spring Again"
1946:
Film debut, "Undercurrent"
1948:
Landed breakthrough film role as unsympathetic sister in "Enchantment"
1952:
Panelist on game show, "I've Got a Secret" (CBS)
1954:
Panelist on the short-lived ABC game show "What's Going On?"
:
Had recurring role as Lynn Allen, assistant to a government research scientist, on the NBC adventure series "Man and the Challenge"
1960:
Last film appearance for 15 years, "College Confidential"; first feature film she appeared in with husband Steve Allen
1961:
Was a regular on the comedy variety program "The Steve Allen Show" after it moved from NBC to ABC during the tail end of its run
1967:
Was a regular on the CBS variety program "The Steven Allen Comedy Hour"
1968:
First TV-movie, "Now You See It, Now You Don't"; also featured Allen
1969:
Played Nurse Chambers on the popular CBS drama series "Medical Center"
1972:
Panelist on the syndicated revival version of the game show "I've Got a Secret"
1976:
Returned to features as Dennis Duggan's mother in "Norman. . . Is That You?"; last film for 14 years
1983:
Played Ruth Long on the short-lived ABC sitcom "It's Not Easy"
1985:
Played the Queen of Hearts in CBS TV-movie "Alice in Wonderland"
1987:
Named Grand Marshall along with husband Steve Allen for the 54th Annual King Orange Jamboree Parade
1990:
Returned to features in "Murder By Numbers"
1991:
Played Billy Crystal's mother in "City Slickers"
1992:
Appeared as herself in Robert Altman's "The Player"
1994:
Reprised role as Billy Crystal's mother in sequel "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold"
1995:
Appeared as herself in Martin Scorsese's "Casino"
1995:
Landed a recurring role on the CBS sitcom "High Society"
1999:
Acted opposite Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer in "The Story of Us"

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