Best Actress Oscar nominee who appeared in the 1945 film Leave Her to Heaven. She later appeared in Laura, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, and Leave Her to Heaven.
She was offered an acting contract at age 17 while visiting Warner Bros. Studios.
Her beauty and acting skill landed her the title role in the 1944 Oscar-nominated film Laura.
She was married to her second husband, W. Howard Lee, from 1960 to 1981.
She shared the silver screen with leading man Don Ameche in the 1943 film Heaven Can Wait.