Wrote / narrated stories for the New York Telephone Co.'s Dial-a-Children's Story program.
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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 ...
She was born Mary Ellen Powers on December 20, 1931, in San Francisco to journalist parents who moved to Hollywood after losing their jobs. She began training as an actress early on and at age 11 played in "Tough as They Come.".