Best known for playing Barbara Ryan on "As the World Turns," a role she held for over 30 years.
She studied drama at the Catholic University of America.
She was nominated for a Lead Actress Daytime Emmy award three times for her role on "As the World Turns."
She married Mark Pinter in 1987, but later divorced in 2010.
She appeared in the 1982 musical film "Annie" with Carol Burnett.