Remembered for her recurring roles on Gunsmoke, The Dukes of Hazzard, and The Waltons, she is also well known for her series regular role as Jean Kelly on the ABC sitcom Grace Under Fire.
After briefly studying at the University of California-Los Angeles, she worked for MGM as a secretary.
She played the role of Mrs. Proctor in the 1971 comedy movie Cold Turkey.
She spent her whole life in Los Angeles, California.
She and Jason Marsden both played recurring characters on the ABC/CBS series Step by Step.