"Michael Chekhov on Theatre and the Art of Acting: The Five-Hour Master Class".
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[from a 1990 interview] No, I'm not pleased with my career; yes, I am pleased with my life. I just loved good roles: I would love to have done great big roles in great big "A" pictures, roles that had meat in them. Would any actress not like to play Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind
(1939)? From a career standpoint, of course that's what I would like to have done. It never quite happened for ...
Best remembered film role was playing the lovely Roxanne opposite Oscar winner José Ferrer
in Cyrano de Bergerac
(1950). Also known for playing a rape victim in the landmark Ida Lupino
(1950). A sensitive subject, rape had not yet been given such a frank treatment in films, due to censorship.