One of her best known appearances is as the dancing "Chow-chow-chow" lady from the Purina Cat Chow commercials.
Did You Know?
Being a character actor means you don't have to keep up your beauty while other girls are lucky to get 10 years out of work. When you get to a certain age and there's nothing more for you, character actors can work up into their 70s and 80s.
A singer before she became an actress, she sang with Fred Waring
's radio show for five years (1938-1943). She helped popularize the standard Cole Porter
tune "Begin the Beguine".
The Chow-Chow-Chow Lady