Actress who was nominated for an Oscar Award for her role in All About Eve in 1950. The following year, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Ellen McNulty in The Mating Season.
She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she studied as an actress. She debuted in Miracle on 34th Street in 1947.
She received a Tony Award for her role in the musical New Girl in Town.
She had a daughter with her husband, Joseph Moran, whom she married in 1927.
She was in the film Birdman of Alcatraz, starring Burt Lancaster.