Remembered for her role in the 1956 Three Stooges short film Husbands Beware, she also appeared in the science fiction movie Starman and in the comedic film Micki & Maude.
Early in her career, she appeared in episodes of The Life of Riley and Route 66.
She became well known for her Los Angeles performances in Women Behind Bars and other popular stage plays.
Born to parents active on the vaudeville circuit, she spent a large portion of her childhood on the road.
During the late 1980s and early 1990s, she played the secretary of William Conrad's character in the CBS series Jake and the Fatman.