She is remembered for making the shimmy dance popular and for appearing in Aloma of the South Seas, Cabaret, and The Devil Dancer.
She emigrated from Poland to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1909.
She was in the Ziegfeld Follies in 1922.
She is the daughter of Max and Wanda Michalski.
She was in the 1929 British silent film, Piccadilly, with Anna May Wong.