- Attended high school in Texas with Jayne Mansfield.
- Made her Broadway debut in the play Make a Million in 1958.
- Established herself on the daytime soap opera Another World and its spinoff, Somerset, in the late 1960s and early '70s.
- Played the recurring role of Lana, an older neighbor with an interest in Jack Tripper, during season 4 of Three's Company.
- Co-starred with ex-husband Rip Torn in Birch Interval in 1976, 15 years after they had divorced.
- 1978, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Winner
- Danae Torn — Daughter
- Ernest Martin — Husband
- Dianna Martin — Daughter
- Rip Torn — Ex-husband
- University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States; Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States