"A Long Year of Silence".
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on why she left films] I didn't regret leaving it; I regret not appreciating it more at the time. It all came so easy, I just didn't think of it then, like I do now. Hugh [husband Hugh Beaumont
] didn't ask me to quit--I just quit to raise my children. It was a different world. Acting wasn't something I longed for--it just happened.
After leaving acting to marry and raise three children with Hugh Beaumont
, she taught school, earned a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology, became a licensed psychologist and after retirement returned to her first love-writing. She published two books, "A Long Year of Silence" and "Wild Orphan" through Edinborough Press and is scheduled to release her memoirs in the Fall of 2007.