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Recalling the Blacklist era: "To sit out the McCarthy era in a house on Rodeo Drive as Mrs. Gene Kelly is not so bad. But the atmosphere that prevailed eventually destroyed my marriage. My ideas ran against the political currents of the time. By 1957 we were divorced."
Blacklisted because of her left-wing sympathies, although she never actually joined the Communist Party. She wanted to join, but the Party decided that she was more useful as the wife of "liberal, progressive" Gene Kelly
. Nonetheless, she was blacklisted despite an Academy Award nomination for Marty
(1955). She later transplanted herself to England for a long period. Played Polly Draper