She played mom June Cleaver within the vintage comedy series Keep It to Beaver from 1957 to 1963. She fell deeply in love with performing in second quality and proceeded to take part in each one of her school’s takes on. In the 1950s, she starred in the film The Careless Years. She was wedded to William Mortensen from 1959 to 1981. She starred in Keep It to Beaver with Hugh Beaumont.