Ann Jillian was born on January 29, 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Ann Jura Nauseda to Lithuanian immigrant parents. Her career began as a child actress in the 1960s. She is possibly best known for her role as Cassie Cranston on the 1980s sitcom It's a Living (1980). She is also known for her work on Mae West (1982), Babes in Toyland (1961), and Gypsy (1962). She has been married to Andy Murcia since March 27, 1977. They have one child.