American stage and screen actress who starred in the 1961 Broadway musical Milk and Honey. Her film credits include roles in East and West and Yidl Mitn Fidl.
She started performing in Yiddish theatrical productions when she was six years old.
She was a storyteller and a lyricist as well as an actress.
She was born in New York City to Polish parents.
She appeared with Frank Sinatra in the 1963 film Come Blow Your Horn.