Perhaps best known for her memoir chronicling her early years in Hollywood, she wrote notable screenplays for films such as Dance Madness and The Waning Sex.
She never graduated from Columbia University instead opting to accept a job at Universal Pictures as an assistant story editor.
She lived for 111 years and 183 days, marking her as one of the more significant super-centenarians.
She was married to Ernest Maas from 1927 until his death in 1986.
She worked for MGM and, more specifically, for Louis B. Mayer.