Played Olive Lashingbrooke (the role played by Eve Arden
in the film) in the original Broadway production of "The Voice of the Turtle".
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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.