Knots Landing followers came to find out her while Karen Fairgate McKenzie from Knots Getting. Her acting gained her an Emmy Award nomination. She began functioning on Broadway age 18. She co-starred with Dean Jones in The Like Bug. She wedded Wayne Farentino in 1966. The few had a child in 1969 and divorced in 1983. In 1969, she starred in The Comic with Dick Vehicle Dyke.