Known for her high-pitched Southern-accented voice, she became a frequent game show panelist and a regular guest on sitcoms.
She became popular as a panelist on the Match Game and Chain Reaction game shows, giving often hilarious non-sequitur responses to questions.
She had regular roles on The
She was married five times and had four children.
She and her son John Asher played an on-screen mother and child in the 1994 film Weird Science.