Actress best known for her role as Betty Jones in the television series Barnaby Jones, for which she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award.
She attended George Washington High School and was classmates with famous singer Johnny Mathis.
She won the titles of Miss San Francisco, Miss California and Miss America in the 1950s.
She was married to Marshall Borden in 1986 and she had two daughters from a previous marriage.
She starred with James Garner in the 2006 film The Ultimate Gift.