Sultry-eyed actress who many remember for her role in All About Eve in 1950. Her performance in the 1935 film Of Human Bondage earned her a great deal of critical acclaim.
She studied dance at the John Murray Anderson School of Theatre.
She founded her own production company, BD Productions, and starred in its first film, A Stolen Life.
She married four times and divorced three times and had three children.
She appeared in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? with Anna Lee, who played Mrs. Bates.