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Also Known As: Died: September 9, 1999
Born: December 22, 1922 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lynn, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Massachusetts
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Began acting career as a child with the New England Repertory Company in Boston
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Moved to New York to pursue career
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Posed for photographs used in crime magazines; earned $5 per hour
1942:
Moved to Hollywood (date approximate)
1943:
Film debut in bit part as a WAVE in "Stage Door Canteen"
1945:
Appeared in the serial "Queen of the Jungle"
1949:
Breakthrough screen role as Kirk Douglas' wife in "Champion"
1951:
Acted in "Strangers on a Train", directed by Alfred Hitchcock
1956:
With her three-year old son, survived the wreck of the luxury liner Andrea Doria
1965:
Was series regular on the ABC drama "The Long Hot Summer"
1973:
Played a psychiatrist in the well-received ABC movie about drug use "Go Ask Alice"
1980:
Final feature, "Echoes" (released in 1983)
1986:
Had recurring role on the CBS primetime serial "Knots Landing"
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Made last TV appearances as guest star on the CBS series "Murder, She Wrote" in three episodes playing character of Loretta Spiegel

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