In 1959, she was given a screen test by Warner Brothers, but turned down with a note that she resembled Elizabeth Taylor or Grace Kelly, but they couldn't decide which one would be her type of part to play.
Was completely deaf from an accident at age four but regained her hearing completely when she was nine.
1962 Hollywood Deb Star.
Attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, California, graduated Summer 1958, under the name of Dolores Hedges. She was a member of Sock n Buskin, the school's drama club..
Born to a Hungarian father and an Italian mother.
Her husband, James Robert Neal, died in 2006. He was survived by their three children, two sons and a daughter.