Actress and business entrepreneur who became the star of her own TV show and appeared in Cape Fear. She also starred in the television show Playhouse 90.
She sang professionally on the radio and debuted as a singer in the 1949 film Champion.
She was in Cape Fear with Gregory Peck.
She adopted two children, Pamela and Peter, with Freddie Fields, whom she was married to from 1956 to 1973. She was also married to Jerome Courtland from 1950 to 1955 and Jeffrey Endervelt from 1982 to 1990.
She worked with Dean Martin in At War with the Army.