Character actress who specialised in downtrodden or careworn roles. Often as servants, maids, or hard-working pioneering types, even a slave in The Ten Commandments (1956). Acted at the Pasadena Playhouse with her husband Byron Foulger. From the early 1960's, lectured in theatre arts at UCLA.
Close personal friend of Mary Andrews, wife of Dana Andrews.
Grandmother of Christine Cahill.