American actress who is known best for her paternity suit with silent film actor Charlie Chaplin. She claimed that her daughter, Carol Ann, was Chaplin's daughter.
She moved from Detroit to California in 1938 to pursue an acting career.
She had a brief affair with Charlie Chaplin during the time he considered her for a role in his film Shadows and Substance in 1942.
She married railroad clerk Russell Seck in 1946 and had two sons.
She had a brief affair with actor Charlie Chaplin in 1942.