Birth Date: January 10, 1914
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death: October 7, 2001 / Age: 87
Location of Death: Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Biography: After moving from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Hollywood she signed a movie contract with Universal. In the 1930s, she appeared in a few films while at that studio and launched her stage career by 1938. Her Broadway debut was as Calpurnia in an Orson Welles' production of "Julius Caesar." She maintained a busy career onstage in the USA as well as in England. Some performances include acting in "Time Out For Ginger," "Richard III," "No Strings" and as the imperious Vera Charles in "Auntie Mame" in New York City. Her TV roles included parts in "The Defenders" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents."