Remembered best on her behalf role as Susan Alexander in the acclaimed Orson Welles film Resident Kane, she actually is also notable on her behalf portrayal of Julie Rostina in the 1951 film noir feature THE BEST Night. She produced her display debut after comedian Charlie Chaplin noticed her perform inside a theatrical creation in Carmel, California. She remaining the entertainment globe in the first 1950s, having been blacklisted through the Communist hysteria that followed the mid-century procedures of the home Un-American Actions Committee. Her 1st two brief relationships had been to screenwriters Richard J. Collins and Theodore Strauss. Her third relationship, to John Crowe, lasted through the past due 1950s until her loss of life in the first 1970s. She made an appearance with Susan Hayward and William Bendix in the 1944 film The Hairy Ape.