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|Born:||July 20, 1925||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Akron, Ohio, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Raised in Akron, Ohio
In the early 1940s worked as receptionist at Akron radio station, occasionally performing in bit parts
Began working regularly as radio performer; then worked as model
Signed to a contract by MGM
Film debut in a bit part in "The Pirate"
Had first real screen role in the musical "Easter Parade"
Had breakthrough role in "Champion"
Cast opposite future husband Jack Carson in "The Good Humor Man"
Began working in television, making appearances on "Pantomime Quiz" and "Lux Studio Theatre"
Appeared in "Invitation to Marriage" on TV's "Fireside Theatre"
Played recurring role on TV's "The Bob Cummings Show"
TV series debut as regular, Edie Hart, girlfriend to "Peter Gunn"
Starred with Elvis Presley in "Kid Galahad"
Won the Silver Bear Best Actress Award at the Berlin Film Festival for "Lord Love a Duck"
Briefly replaced an ill Dorothy Malone as Constance Mackenzie in the ABC primetime serial "Peyton Place"
Made TV-movie debut, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation"
Last feature films to date, "The Impossible Years", "The Money Jungle" and "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?"
In the 1970s and 1980s, made guest appearances on many TV shows like "Medical Center", "Kojak", "Switch" and "Quincy, M.E."
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