Best remembered for portraying Mona Kane Tyler on "All My Children," a role she played from 1970 until her death.
She appeared in various original plays when she was in her 20's, such as Thorton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth" in 1942.
She appeared on shows such as 'Kraft Television Theatre' and 'The Patty Duke Show.'
She had three children with Sol Kaplan.
She played the on-screen mother of Susan Lucci on "All My Children."