Appeared )as "Millie") in "Meet Millie".
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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I liked Louis B. Mayer - I thought he was a nice man. Of course, he was the best actor at MGM, especially if somebody asked him for more money, and he'd cry! 'I'm selling glamor,' Mayer would say. All his MGM women were pure and wonderful. When they took pictures, you never had a cigarette in your hand or a glass of alcohol; and when you did a scene, your hair was never mussed - you were always ...
Was supposed to play the female lead in the film noir classic The Killers
(1946) with Burt Lancaster
but filming Lady in the Lake
(1946) became too long and involved so she couldn't do the part. Instead MGM took a chance on Ava Gardner
in the role and, of course, she became a star.
Often portrayed jilted lovers, bad girls, unfaithful wives, and women with a past