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Brunette leading lady, on screen from 1945 to 1961. Worked as a welder in a shipyard during the war years, then as a department store clerk. In show business first with the Follies Bergere in San Francisco, subsequently at Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe. Signed by 20th Century Fox in 1945 and mentored by Ida Lupino, who helped her get a co-starring role opposite Kirk Douglas in The Big Trees