Oscar-nominated actress who became immortalized as Morticia Addams on the original version of The Addams Family, which ran from 1964 to 1966. She played Myrna Clegg on the TV series Capitol from 1982 to 1987. She appeared in over 700 episodes of the TV series.
She had severe asthma as a child.
She was nominated for Golden Globes in 1948 and 1964 and also received a nomination for the 1958 Academy Award. She amassed over 90 different acting credits throughout her long career.
She was married to her third husband, Peter Bailey-Britton, from 1982 until her death.