She is most known for being the first host of the game show Wheel of Fortune in the 1970's.
She started working in beauty pageants and modeling in Kansas before she ventured off for a career in television.
She briefly modeled prizes for Hollywood Squares Game Show Week in 2003.
She married NBC Sports television executive Dick Ebersol in the 1980s.
She briefly substituted for Vanna White on Wheel of Fortune in 1986.