Actress who earned Tony nominations for her roles in the Broadway musicals Whoop-Up and Foxy. She also appeared in a 1963 Off-Broadway production of The Boys from Syracuse.
When she was ten years old, she began studying voice at Juilliard. She debuted on Broadway in the 1951 production of The King and I.
She appeared on such television shows as Our Private World and Ryan's Hope.
Born in Toledo, Ohio, she moved to New York City during her childhood years.
She was briefly married to actor James Earl Jones.