Gained acting experience in stock companies and Broadway theater
Made Broadway debut in the play, "The Mermaids Singing"
Acted in a number of TV anthology dramas of the 1950s, including "DuPont Show of the Month" and "The Desilu Playhouse"
Made feature film debut in a supporting role in the Spencer Tracy-Katharine Hepburn romantic comedy, "Desk Set"
Played first leading lady role, "A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed"
Began playing mostly supporting roles in features again with the films, "Butterfield 8" and "The Sundowners"
First played Shakespeare onstage in a production of "Othello"
Acted in a summer theater revival tour of the John van Druten comedy-drama, "The Voice of the Turtle"
Acted in a summer theater tour of the play, "Write Me a Murder"
Last feature for ten years, "I'll Take Sweden" starring Bob Hope, Tuesday Weld and Frankie Avalon
Acted as part of the Shaw Festival Repertory in stage productions of "Major Barbara" and "Misalliance"
First TV-movie, "The Sunshine Patriot"
Returned to features to play roles in "The Meal" and "Deliver Us From Evil"
Returned to Broadway to act a leading role in the play, "Angel Street"
First TV miniseries, "Roots: The Next Generations"
Acted in a production of the play, "The V.I.P.s"
Returned to Broadway to play a role in the revival of the landmark Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart-scored, George Balanchine-choreographed musical, "On Your Toes"
First TV series role as regular, the short-lived NBC adventure series, "Hot Pursuit"; played Estelle Modrian
Returned to features after another absence, this one of six years, to play a prominent role in the film, "Twisted"
Co-starred in the A&E miniseries version of "The Magnificent Ambersons"
Cast in the action thriller "Shade," set in the L.A. scene of poker hustlers