Portrayed housekeeper Pearl Gallagher about TV’s Diff’rent Strokes with Gary Coleman. She graduated from Loretto Heights University. She starred as Ernestina in the initial Broadway creation of Hello, Dolly! She actually is the child of Cornelia M. and Robert J. Catlett. She made an appearance in the 1982 film THE VERY BEST Small Whorehouse in Tx with Dolly Parton.