Most well known for her performances in the 1940s
She appeared in her first film, Station Content (1918), when she was less than three months old and went on to make childhood appearances in several other silent movies.
During the World War II years, she traveled to combat areas and performed for Allied troops.
The daughter of actors Robert and Eva McKenzie, she spent her youth in Hollywood, California. Following a brief marriage to actor
She performed with Bert Lahr (who is most well known for his portrayal of the Cowardly Lion in the classic film The Wizard of Oz) in a Broadway production of Burlesque.