Canadian actress best known for her eccentric roles in such stage productions as The Half Moon, Many a Slip, and Three Cheers. Her film credits include The Bat Whispers and Among the Living.
She grew up in Ontario and attended elocution school in Toronto. She made her Broadway debut in 1914 in a farcical play called A Pair of Sixes.
She appeared in a 1935 film entitled Ruggles of Red Gap.
She was married to stage producer Gene Hill until his death in 1932.
She starred alongside Boris Karloff in the 1942 film The Boogie Man Will Get You.