Glamorous actress from Hollywood's Golden Age who starred in the 1930 film Common Clay and in the 1931 film The Common Law.
One of her earliest acting roles was in her father's 1916 silent movie The Valley of Decision.
Despite a 1951 scandal involving her husband, her agent, and charges of infidelity, she maintained a popular presence in film and television through the '60s and into the '70s.
She was born in Palisades, New Jersey. Both her parents were stage actors, and her family traced their acting roots back to the 18th century.
She starred alongside Grayson Hall on the 1960s soap opera Dark Shadows.