Student, New York University, 1950-1951; studies with, Sanford Meisner, Neighborhood Playhouse, New York City, 1952-1953; studies with, Lee Strasberg, Actors' Studio, New York City, 1956.
Independent stage, screen and television actress, since 1953.
Member Screen Actors Guild (Ensemble award 2002), American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association, Directors Guild American.
Married Michael E. Cannata, June 21, 1950. 1 child, Michael R.; Married William Goyen, November 10, 1963 (deceased).