Actress who became known for her role as Betty Anderson on the popular 1960s show Peyton Place, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. She also played Anne Welles in Valley of the Dolls.
She moved to Hollywood with her mother at the age of 16 and started to study acting and dance at the Falcon School. Her first job was as a backup singer and dancer in nightclub acts of major superstars including actor George Burns.
In addition to her acting career, she became an accomplished photographer.
She married in the 1970s and had a daughter named Christina in 1986.
She starred as Cleo Banks alongside Sharon Stone in the television movie The Calendar Girl Murders in the 1980s.