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Also Known As: Died: October 13, 2000
Born: October 15, 1926 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Canton, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised on a farm in Ohio
1946:
Won the Miss Ohio State popularity contest and received a trip to Hollywood
1947:
Feature acting debut, "Captain From Castile", opposite Tyrone Power
1951:
Received top billing in "Anne of the Indies"
1952:
Cast opposite Marlon Brando in Elia Kazan's "Viva Zapata!"
1953:
Co-starred in Samuel Fuller's "Pickup on South Street"
1955:
Won critical acclaim for her performance in "A Man Called Peter", in what was to be her final film
1957:
Secretly married Howard Hughes
1971:
Revealed divorce from Hughes
1973:
Returned to acting in the public television production of Sherwood Anderson's "Winesburg, Ohio"
1976:
Made rare network TV appearance in the NBC miniseries "Arthur Hailey's 'The Moneychangers'"
1981:
Acted in the CBS TV-movie "Peter and Paul", produced by her husband Stan Hough
1984:
Made guest appearance on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS)

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