American actress who is known best for her role as Kathie Moffat in the 1947 film Out of the Past. She also appeared in Dick Tracy and The Big Steal.
She was spotted by Howard Hughes in 1942 as a model in Life magazine and was soon sent to Hollywood to become an actress.
She suffered from facial palsy when she was 15 years old and recovered a short while later.
She was married three times and had three children.
She co-starred with actor Peter Falk in an episode of the television series Columbo in 1975.