Appeared in "Dark of the Moon", Players Ring Theater, Hollywood, CA. Also in cast:Richard Garland
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[referring to her 1950s Roger Corman
cult films] It's funny today because it's so ridiculous. But at the time, it was very serious! We were just actors doing our best, I think. None of us overacted. I'm not saying we weren't good. We didn't do it tongue-in-cheek. We really meant it. We gave our all. We were serious, good actors and we played it seriously.
Mother Amelia 'Milly' Scherer was of German ancestry and was a cosmetician; her father James was a crooner who thrived on one-night stands until the demands of marriage and family moved him into sales work. He later was killed in an auto accident in 1961 in Riverside, California.
Frequently played suburban mothers.