Actress who played a memorable role as daughter Veda in Mildred Pierce. Her performance earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Address.
She was a member of New York's Children's Opera Company.
She appeared in musicals and made her film debut in Chip Off the Old Block in 1944.
She married James McNulty in 1953 and they had five children together.
She apppeared in the original version of Mildred Pierce with Joan Crawford, who played the title character.