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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 14, 2003|
|Born:||May 25, 1925||Cause of Death:||died of a heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Barstow, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Family moved to Los Angeles (date approximate)
While in high school, tested by Orson Welles for Lucy (the Anne Baxter role) in "The Magnificent Ambersons"
Named Miss Long Beach (the Miss California contest) and became runner-up in Miss America finals
Won Interscholastic Shakespearean Contest held at Occidental College
Named 'Camera Girl of 1942'
Beauty contests led to modeling on covers of CORONET, LADIES HOME JOURNAL and TRUE ROMANCE
Signed by 20th Century Fox for their starlet school
Screen debut (posing in a bathing suit) in "The Gang's All Here"
Screen acting debut, "Home in Indiana"
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