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Talented young actress best remembered for playing Lana Turner's sensitive daughter in the fine screen adaptation of Grace Metalious' best-selling "Peyton Place" (1957). Varsi won an Oscar nomination as best supporting actress for her work, but soon grew very unhappy with Hollywood and walked out on her contract. She later resumed her career in the mid-1960s and subsequently appeared in supporting roles in mostly low-budget films.
Cast (Feature Film)
Made her film debut in the screen adaptation of Grace Metalious's best-seller, "Peyton Place"
Walked out on her contract with 20th Century-Fox after making three more films; was not able to work elsewhere until 1965 when her contract with Fox ran out (date approximate)
Appeared in last film, "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden"