Hollywood actress well-known for her roles in Ecstasy in 1933 and Samson and Delilah in 1949. She appeared in Boom Town and Comrade X with Clark Gable.
She was born in Austria and studied theatre in Berlin.
She and George Antheil co-invented techniques for wireless communication that were used for radio-controlled torpedoes.
She married six times. Her longest marriage, which lasted seven years, was to W. Howard Lee and began in 1953. She had two sons and a daughter.
In 1941, she worked with Lana Turner in the musical extravaganza Ziegfeld Girl.