Best known for playing Lillian Raines on the soap opera Guiding Light from 1983-2009.
She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
She wrote the autobiographical play Changing Shoes: One Woman's Search for the Meaning of Life in a Closet Full of Shoes in 2010.
Her son Renny is a Harvard graduate who has served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
She co-starred with Kim Zimmer, who played Reva Shayne, on CBS's Guiding Light.