Her classmates at Northwestern University included Cloris Leachman, Paul Lynde, Charlotte Rae, Charlton Heston, Patricia Neal and Agnes Nixon.
In Italy, most of her films were dubbed by Rosetta Calavetta. At the beginning of her career she was occasionally dubbed by Miranda Bonansea and Giuliana Maroni. Towards the late fifties, Renata Marini and Anna Miserocchi also lent their voice to Hyer.
Majored in drama and speech at Northwestern University.
Measurements: 36 1/2-23-36 (in 1956), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
She is a staunch Republican and conservative.
This placid blonde was once in the running for the role of Marion Crane in Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), but lost out to Janet Leigh.
Was discovered by an RKO talent agent while acting with the Pasadena Playhouse.
Was once labeled "Universal's answer to Grace Kelly".