A gorgeous well-rounded beauty in her youth, she started in the legitimate theatre and ended playing elderly ladies in film and lastly on television Her spouse was handsome debonair Broadway actor John Craig (1868-1932). On stage she scored a memorable hit in 1913 playing opposite John Barrymore in the stage version of Believe Maine Xantippe.
Her first Broadway cr was in 1899.
She was approaching sixty in 1937 when she made her first Hollywood movie. She made many television appearances in the 1950s and 1960s.
Her last television appearance was in a 1968 episode of Gomer Pyle. She died at Louisiana Jolla, California, on June 23, 1971.