Past due soap star who received Day time Emmy Awards on her behalf roles on Understanding as well as the American Female: Portraits of Courage. She began her acting profession with a little role around the 1953 series Guy Against Crime. She actually is recognized to film viewers on her behalf 1982 functions in THE VERY BEST Small Whorehouse in Tx and Butterfly. She wedded Jean Shepherd in 1960, as well as the relationship finished in 1967. She was observed in the 1st five shows of Crossing Jordan with Jill Hennessy in 2001.