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||September 9, 1999
||December 22, 1922
||Cause of Death:
||Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Raised in Massachusetts
Began acting career as a child with the New England Repertory Company in Boston
Moved to New York to pursue career
Posed for photographs used in crime magazines; earned $5 per hour
Moved to Hollywood (date approximate)
Film debut in bit part as a WAVE in "Stage Door Canteen"
Appeared in the serial "Queen of the Jungle"
Breakthrough screen role as Kirk Douglas' wife in "Champion"
Acted in "Strangers on a Train", directed by Alfred Hitchcock
With her three-year old son, survived the wreck of the luxury liner Andrea Doria
Was series regular on the ABC drama "The Long Hot Summer"
Played a psychiatrist in the well-received ABC movie about drug use "Go Ask Alice"
Final feature, "Echoes" (released in 1983)
Had recurring role on the CBS primetime serial "Knots Landing"
Made last TV appearances as guest star on the CBS series "Murder, She Wrote" in three episodes playing character of Loretta Spiegel