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Memorable, in The Guns of Navarone (1961), for her role as a Greek resistance fighter who presumably had been so horribly tortured by the Nazis that she became mute.

Her sportscar turned over on a winding canyon road in July 1971 and she lost part of her index finger.

Is interred at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, USA, next to her mother.

Arrested over a dispute with a downtown Los Angeles parking lot attendant when she refused to pay an additional fifty cents overtime charge, and an altercation ensued. [April 1971]

Older sister of actress Tina Scala.

On May 1971, Anna Kashfi took custody of her.

Was cast by Universal to play the role of Mary Magdalene in a film originally to be entitled "The Galileans," but the movie ended up being scrapped.

First attempted suicide in 1958, after the death of her mother. She later tried again, after her ex-husband, Don Burnett, married Ironside (1967) star Barbara Anderson, a year after their divorce.

Was once involved with actor Steve McQueen during her New York years (between 1952-1954).