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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 2012
Born: November 2, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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Moved with family to California when she was a toddler
1922:
Made stage acting debut at age 5
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Appeared in theatrical productions and on radio broadcasts
1934:
Signed by Mascot/Republic
1935:
First features, "The Fighting Marines," "Waterfront Lady," and two Gene Autry Westerns, "Melody Trail" and "The Singing Vagabond"
1936:
First films with John Wayne, "The Oregon Trail" and "The Lonely Trail"
1937:
Signed by MGM
1937:
Made first appearance as ever-faithful girlfriend Polly Benedict opposite Mickey Rooney's Andy Hardy in "You're Only Young Once"
1938:
First film with Lana Turner, "Dramatic School"
1939:
Cast as Scarlett O'Hara's sister Careen in "Gone With the Wind"
1940:
First films with Frank Morgan, "The Ghost Comes Home" and "Keeping Company"
1940:
Played Lydia Bennett in "Pride and Prejudice"
1941:
First teaming with Red Selton, "Whistling in the Dark"; went on to film the sequels "Whistling in Dixie" (1942) and "Whistling in Brooklyn" (1943)
1942:
Made final appearance as Polly Benedict in "Andy Hardy's Double Life"
1947:
Cast opposite Danny Kaye in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
1950:
Last film for 22 years, "Operation Haylift"
1950:
Early TV appearance, "The Doll in the Pink Silk Dress" episode of "Nash Airflyte Theatre"
1959:
Played various characters on the mystery drama series "Perry Mason" (CBS)
1969:
Guest starred on ABC's "Love, American Style"; returned for another guest appearance in 1973
1972:
First feature in over two decades, "They Only Kill Their Masters"
1973:
Landed recurring role as Emily's (Suzanne Pleshette) mother on "The Bob Newhart Show" (CBS)
1976:
Made final screen acting appearance in "Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood"
1989:
Celebrated the 50th anniversary of "Gone With the Wind" with surviving cast members in Atlanta, GA

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