Hollywood actress best known for her role in the 1959 remake of Imitation of Life. She previously appeared in Ziegfeld Girl in 1941 and in Somewhere I'll Find You in 1942.
After her father was robbed and killed for gambling, she and her mother moved from Idaho to Los Angeles.
Her role in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde made her an early Scream Queen.
She married and divorced eight times; she married Joseph Stephen Crane twice between 1942 and 1944. She had one daughter, Cheryl.
She starred in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with John Barrymore.