Student, University of California at Los Angeles Extension, 1972-1975.
When Casey was in high school, a talent agent saw her and began interviewing her at studios. While still a teenager, Casey appeared in her first film, "Holiday in Mexico" (1945). Some of her more famous films include,,,,,, and
She appeared in Season 3 Episode 9 as Mistress
Calvada opposite Sheldon Leonard on the Dick Van Dyke Show (1963). Casey also appeared in a season five episode of Boy Meets World (1997).
Casey was also a model and in the late 1950s she temporarily transitioned from films to television commercials so she could spend more time with her family. She appeared in over 200 commercials including ads for Chrysler, Maxwell House and Kelloggs.
To fans of 1960s B-movie "beach party cinema," Casey is known as the female lead in the 1965 cult classic The Beach Girls and the Monster, and the notorious 1968 film, Catalina Caper.
Ball chairman The Footlighters, Inc., 1971-1973, 93-94, press chairman, 1972-1973, president, 1982-1983, 98-99, parliamentarian, 1983-1994, 99-00,02-03, hospitality chairman, 1992-1993. Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association.
Children: ColleenO'Shaughnessy, John Joseph Durant III, Christopher Kent Durant, Diane M. Kelly. Married Jack Hoffmann (divorced). Stepchildren: Joy Hoffmann Molloy, Kristen Hoffmann Blutman.