She was featured in the original Broadway productions of "The Women" (playing Miriam Aarons), "The Voice of the Turtle" and Richard Rodgers
' and Lorenz Hart
's "I Married an Angel" (1938). All of these shows were filmed, but she did not appear in the film versions. In fact, the film version of "I Married an Angel" (I Married an
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Attended acting and dancing classes in Chicago and performed in vaudeville from the age of fifteen. Moved on to working in night clubs and on radio shows, before singing and dancing in musical comedies on the stage. Her screen appearances often tended to be in matronly, pompous or otherwise unsympathetic roles, as haughty socialites or strict mothers.