American actress best known for her starring role in The Glenn Miller Story. She also appeared in films such as Girl Crazy, Two Girls and a Sailor, and Music for Millions.
She worked as a night club dancer.
She won a Golden Globe Award for her acting in Too Young to Kiss.
She was three times. Her longest marriage, to Dick Powell, lasted from 1945 until his death in 1963. The couple had two children, a son and daughter.
She got her career break when she was cast as comedy star Danny Kaye.