Versatile actress who made a name for herself in the worlds of film, stage, and TV. She is best remembered for her roles in films like "East of Eden".
She studied acting at New York City's famous Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater.
She received a nomination for Best Actress at the Tony Awards for her work in the play "Period of Adjustment".
She had a sister named Helen Peabody.
She co-starred with iconic actor James Dean in the 1955 classic "East of Eden".