Remembered for her starring role in a CBS situation comedy called Good Morning, World, she also appeared in such 1960s
After graduating from high school in Michigan and attending a modeling training program in Ohio, she began her Los Angeles acting career.
A stage performer as well as a screen actress, she won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for her role as Maggie in the classic
She was born in Kentucky and raised in Tennessee and Michigan. She died in California following a battle with ovarian cancer.
She starred opposite pop music icon Elvis Presley in a 1960s film called Paradise, Hawaiian Style.