Popular 1930's and '40s actress who became famous for staring in films like Christmas in July in 1940 and Johnny O'Clock in 1947.
She was a beauty contestant before being discovered by William Demarest while working at an ice cream parlor.
After her career blossomed, she appeared in six films per year from 1938 to 1943, which included Sing You Sinners and The Lady's from Kentucky.
Throughout her lifetime she married Fred Wallace, Sy Bartlett, William Walker, and James Edward Herbert.
She starred in films with many popular leading men, including the iconic Bing Crosby.