Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, Art Institute Chicago Goodman Theater, 1947. Master of Fine Arts in Directing, Art Institute Chicago Goodman Theater, 1951.
Actress Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1956—1988, Milwaukee Chamber Theater, since 1975, McCarter Theater, Princeton, New Jersey, Melody Top Theater, Milwaukee, Madison Repertory Theater, Madison, 2001—2003. Co-founder Milwaukee Chamber Theater, since 1975. Instructor theater arts Alverno College, Milwaukee, 1975—1979, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1981—1982.
Married Armand Pierce Schudson, August 2, 1955 (deceased May 1997). Children: David, Nia.