She won a Best Helping Actress Oscar on her behalf function in the 1982 film Reds and received a Tony Honor for Best Featured Celebrity inside a Play after performing in The Rose Tattoo. She modeled in NEW YORK at age eighteen to financing her performing dreams. She produced her debut in The Playboy from the , THE BURKHA in 1946. She wedded her second spouse, David Rayfiel, in 1963; they divorced 3 years later on. She caused Ann-Margret in Bye Bye Birdie.