An accomplished author and photographer, she is best known as the wife of actor
A talented clarinetist, she majored in music at Hunter College and subsequently won a Fulbright scholarship to study in Cologne, Germany. Later, she studied photography with
She and her husband co-wrote a 1983 book called The Last Days of Mash that featured her photographic work.
She married M*A*S*H actor,
Alan Alda directed the film, Four Seasons, which was inspired by his wife's relationship with their daughters.