Actress and director who earned two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for contributions to both film and television.
Her 1953 The Hitch-Hiker made her the first female to direct a film noir.
She co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in the 1940 film noir They Drive by Night.
She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
She was married to actor Louis Hayward on November 16, 1938, to producer Collier Young on August 5, 1948, and to Howard Duff on October 21, 1951.