American actress who played out encouraging roles in 1940s and ’50s films, including Desperate and Given birth to to Get rid of. She performed an uncredited part like a receptionist in the 1942 film Yankee Doodle Dandy. She performed the part of Gloria Pelley in the 1951 film Sunny Part of the road. She was wedded to the English article writer Leslie Charteris for over forty years. She acted reverse John Wayne in the 1944 Traditional western film High in the Saddle.