Bachelor with honors, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1952. Master of Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1953.
Professor speech, communications and English as Second Language City University New York/Touro College, 1993-1998. Acted in 100th birthday celebration of Lope De Vega at Library. Congress, 1999.
Vice president Tenant's Association, New York City, 1971-1976, 99. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild (nominating committee for Screen Actors Guild awards 1996-1997), Actors' Equity Association.
Married Gene Allen Rupert, Arp. 7, 1953 (divorced July 1959). Married James R. Mayers, April 20, 1961 (divorced June 1980).
Children: CAthleen J., Shannon R.