Actress and screenwriter who played Dobbie Gillis on CBS's The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis and portrayed Mrs. Lillian Bakerman on the Bob Newhart Show.
She appeared in a host of different shows over the course of her career, including Perry Mason, Father Knows Best, Peyton Place, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and Rhoda.
She co-starred with Dwayne Hickman on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
She grew up in a small town in Massachusetts.
She was married to Richard Waring from 1934 to 1988.