Remembered best for her role as Susan Alexander in the acclaimed
She made her screen debut after comedian
She left the entertainment world in the early 1950s, having been blacklisted during the Communist hysteria that accompanied the mid-century operations of the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Her first two brief marriages were to screenwriters Richard J. Collins and Theodore Strauss. Her third marriage, to John Crowe, lasted from the late 1950s until her death in the early 1970s.
She appeared with Susan Hayward and William Bendix in the 1944 film The Hairy Ape.