- Joined the dancing chorus of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera when she was 12.
- Was signed to her first studio contract with 20th Century Fox at the age of 17.
- Made her Broadway debut in a production of The Gypsy Lady.
- Toured with a successful nightclub act from the 1960s onward.
- Remained active on stage, notably starring in an 11-month tour of Anything Goes in 1989.
- 1959, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 1959, Golden Globe — Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- Henry von Gerber — Father
- Jack Bean — Husband
- Pauline Fisher — Mother
- Birth Name: Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber
- Birth Place: Chicago, IL
- Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer
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