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||September 29, 1922
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||Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Began career acting in summer stock
Worked as a fashion model in NYC
First break, understudied Tallulah Bankhead as Sabina in Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth"
Spotted by producer Hal Wallis and brought to Hollywood, CA
Made screen debut in "You Came Along"
Co-starred with Barbara Stanwyck and Kirk Douglas in "The Strange Loves of Martha Ivers"
Appeared opposite Humphrey Bogart in "Dead Reckoning"
Landed one of best screen roles opposite Victor Mature in "Easy Living"
Successfully sued <i>Confidential</i> magazine over allegations about her sexual orientation
Last film for 15 years "Loving You," starring Elvis Presley
Lent her seductive voice to off-screen narration of TV commercials
Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Made one-shot return to films in "Pulp," starring Michael Caine
Appeared on stage at American Film Institute tribute to Hal Wallis