American backup singer, vocal contractor and TV actress, born May 6, 1927 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, died April 2, 2002 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA. She was married to Mickey Rooney
from 1944 to 1948 with whom she had two sons Mickey Rooney Jr.
and Tim Rooney
. Then she was married to Buddy Baker
from 1950 to 1957 and to Barney Kessel
from 1961 to 1980.