She was born Jeanette Helen Morrison in Merced, California, on July 6, 1927. She was sponsored by Norma Shearer, who had seen a photo of her, andencouraged her to sign with M-G-M in 1945. She performed on radio programs and then starred in the Ozarks romance story The Romance of Rosy Ridge with Van Johnson, which success led to a long career with 85 credits.
Born on July 6, 1927 in Merced, California
She died October 3, 2004 from inflammation disease Vasculitis.
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From former screen legends who have faded into obscurity to new revelations about the biggest movie stars, Valderrama unearths the most fascinating little-known tales from the birth of Hollywood through its Golden Age.
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