Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1953; Master of Arts, New York University, 1955; student, Herbert Berghof Studio, New York City, 1955-1956.
Actress Washington Square Players, New York City, 1950-1955, Dukes Oak Theatre, Cooperstown, New York, 1955, Triple Cities Playhouse, Binghampton, 1956, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Summit, Illinois, 1970, 73, 77, 79, 90. Managing director Theatre 31, Park Forest, 1971-1973. Assistant manager Westroads Dinner Theatre, Omaha, 1973-1976.
Managing director, actress Forum Theatre, 1973, 94. Managing director, actress, producing director Illinois Theatre Center, Park Forest, since 1976. Managing director, actress Goodman Theatre, Chicago, 1987, 95, Court Theatre, 1990, Wisdom Bridge Theatre, 1991.
Director drama Rich Central High School, Olympia Fields, Illinois, 1978-1986. Delaware League of Chicago Theatres Russian Exchange to Soviet Union, 1989. Actress Drury Lane, Oak Brook, Illinois, 1989.
Member adjunct faculty theatre program Prairie State College, since 2004. Consultant and lecturer in field.
Vice president National Council Jewish Women, Park Forest, 1968-1970. Secretary Community Arts Council, Park Forest, 1984-1986. President Southland Regional Arts Council, 1986-1992.
Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association, League Chicago Theatres, Illinois Arts Council Theatre Panel, Producers Association Chicago Area Theatre (secretary 1988-1989), Business in the Arts Council of Chamber of Commerce (charter), Rotary (board directors Park Forest chapter 1988-1997, secretary 2000, hall of fame 2000).
Married Steven S. Billig, December 23, 1956 (deceased August 1996). Children: Curt Adam, Jonathan Roark.