Played the role of head nurse Major Margaret Houlihan on TV's M*A*S*H. She also appeared in the films Race with the Devil and Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen.
She was mentored by actor Gene Frankel while training as an actress.
She toured with Any Wednesday before landing her role on M*A*S*H.
She was married to Dennis Holahan from 1983 to 1995.
She starred on the hit show M*A*S*H with Alan Alda.