Served as CEO of Paramount Pictures and president of production at 20th Century Fox. She was the first woman to head a Hollywood studio.
She attended the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.
She was also the first woman studio head to be given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the first woman studio head to have her hands and footprints placed at Grauman's Chinese Theater.
She was married to
She was presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by Tom Cruise.