Picked up second Oscar nomination for William Wyler's "Detective Story"
Received "guest star" billing for her prominent supporting role as the Baroness in the popular musical film, "The Sound of Music", directed by Wise
Returned to the stage; toured for two seasons in a production of "Forty Carats"
TV series debut as regular, "Bracken's World" (NBC)
Achieved star status in the mid-1940s in films including "Pride of the Marines" (1945) and "Of Human Bondage" (1946)
Acted in TV movies "Once Upon a Spy" (ABC, 1980) and "Madame X" (NBC, 1981), the seventh version of the famed weeper
Beautiful but hateful as the wheelchair wife in Otto Preminger's "Man with the Golden Arm", starring Frank Sinatra
Last starring role in "Madison Avenue"
Portrayed Lady Amberly in syndicated miniseries "The Bastard"
Received the last of her three Oscar nominations as Best Actress for her work in "Interrupted Melody"
Signed a contract with Warners on her 18th birthday
Starred in comedy pilot, Stanley Kramer's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (ABC), based on the director's 1967 feature
Acted throughout her teens in summer stock in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse after graduating from high school; discovered by a Warner Bros. talent scout (date approximate)
Last picture with Warner Bros., "Three Secrets", paired her with director Robert Wise; began free-lancing
Played bickering wife of Jackie Cooper and mother to Sally Field's hippie runaway in ABC movie "Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring"
Played Catherine Blake in TNT movie "Dead on the Money"
Received first Oscar nomination for her leading role in "Caged"
Second film with Sinatra, Frank Capra's "A Hole in the Head"
Appeared in "Stage Struck" episode of "Murder She Wrote" (CBS)
Began her career at the age of ten with the Cleveland Playhouse Curtain Pullers (date approximate)
Film debut, a bit part in "They Died With Their Boots On"
Headlined ABC movie "The Great American Beauty Contest"
Raised in Cleveland, Ohio
Returned to feature films after a ten-year absence to play a role in "Sunburn"; last feature film to date