Best known for playing Clark Kent's mother Martha on Lois & Clark: The New Adventure of Superman.
She made her television debut at age 20 playing a Western Union operator on the show Route 66.
She has published several books, including Script Is Finished, Now What Do I Do? and How to Sell Yourself as an Actor.
She was married to James Ruskin Callan from 1957 to 1968.
She played the mother of Superman, played by Dean Cain, on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.