Magazine ad for Camel cigarettes (1953)
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I'd always wanted to be an actress, and suddenly I knew that learning to control my facial muscles was one of the best assets I could have as a performer. Emotions often must be portrayed from an inner feeling, of course, but I had a double advantage because I was learning to direct my as-yet expressionless feelings, as well as gaining an ability to express emotion by a very conscious ...
Although a Democrat, she campaigned for Republican Ronald Reagan
during the 1980 and 1984 presidential elections, due in part to the fact that she was strongly dissatisfied with the presidency of Democrat Jimmy Carter
. She voted for him in 1976 and found out that he "wasn't up to the job" as she'd believed.