Actress who caused a craze by posing with her hair falling over one eye and appeared in This Gun for Hire in 1942. After taking a hiatus, she returned to the screen with the 1966 film Footsteps In the Snow.
She became known for her acting in Sullivan's Travels and had a difficult life dealing with mental illness and alcoholism.
She was a pinup model like Betty Grable.
She studied at Bliss-Hayden School of Acting in Los Angeles.
She was married to John S. Detlie from 1940 to 1943, and the couple had two children together.