She played the title character in the cult classic, Spider Baby, which was her debut film.
She studied at the Hollywood Professional school, an institution for working showbusiness children.
Her film was completed in 1964, but she waited four years, due to legal wrangling, for its release.
Her father died when she was two years old, and she moved around with her mother to several states before settling in Glendale, California.
She was classmates with Peggy Lipton in the Hollywood Professional School.