Co-starred in a pilot for a proposed CBS sitcom called "Mighty O". The plot revolved around the adventures of a couple of veteran petty officers aboard the Coast Guard vessel "Ortega", hence the nickname "The Mighty O".
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[on her privacy] I gave an interview . . . it was the first interview I ever gave, many, many, many years ago. More than I care to think. And I rue the day because it was on the front page, above the fold. I didn't understand at the time how an interviewer could get at you. She would be so persuasive, and so sweet and so kind and make you say things you never should have said.
After she appeared in her first major role, as Kirk Douglas
' love interest in Champion
(1949), she said she went home and cried after the screening. "I look so awful and act worse," she cried at the time. Hollywood and the public disagreed, and her low sultry voice made her a hot commodity in movies and television.