Vaudeville and Broadway performer who appeared in Shuffle Along and Lew Leslie's Blackbirds. She became famous for her renditions of "I'm Cravin' for that Kind of Love" and "I'm a Little Blackbird Looking for a Bluebird."
She and her two sisters formed a vaudeville act called The Mills Sisters.
She died of tuberculosis at the age of thirty-two.
She was born in Washington, D.C. to Nellie Simon and John Winfrey.
She performed in the musical Shuffle Along, which featured music and lyrics by Noble Sissle.