Actress who earned a Tony nomination for her starring role in the original 1971 Broadway production of Follies.
As a young girl, she sang on Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan radio stations.
She was a lead singer on Your Hit Parade, a television music program, from 1950 to 1959.
She married second husband Ron Holgate in 1966; they divorced in 1980. She had three daughters, Deborah, Elizabeth, and Melissa.
She and Alexis Smith both appeared in the Broadway production of Follies.