French-born Actress and singer who appeared in the Broadway production of Cole Porter's Paris and in the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific.
She was a child actor, performing on stage in Paris and in silent films. She debuted on Broadway in a production called Broadway to Paris.
She is credited as the first interpreter of numerous popular songs, including "Do It Again" and "Let's Misbehave."
She and Bob Hope appeared in a 1941 film entitled Louisiana Purchase.