American stage and screen actress and singer who starred in the 1950 film version of Annie Get Your Gun. Her other film credits include The Fleet's In, Star Spangled Rhythm, and Cross My Heart.
She made her Broadway debut in Panama Hattie, a musical that starred Ethel Merman.
She played the role of Miss Hannigan in the Broadway production of Annie.
She was married four times and had three children. She was the sister of fellow actress/singer Marion Hutton.
She co-starred with Howard Keel in Annie Get Your Gun.