Singer and actress known for songs like Blue Moon and for her appearances in films like Blue Hawaii and The Big Broadcast of 1937.
She was a classically-trained pianist and was performing in recitals by age 14.
She was cast in the film This Way Please but left the film after claiming that Jack Benny's wife Mary was attempting to sabotage her.
She had a romantic relationship with comedian Bob Hope.
She co-starred with Ray Milland in The Big Broadcast of 1937.