Played in stage and television productions; member of the National Theatre of the Deaf. Attended the Faye Allen School (Faribault, MN), the Agassiz School (Minneapolis), and the Minnesota School for the Deaf. B.S. (1952) from Gallaudet College; M.S. (1975) from the University of California. Guest appearance on an episode of the TV series Mannix (1968), one of the earliest guest appearances of an adult deaf actor or actress on a regular series. Other guest appearances in other series and some TV commercials followed. Drama teacher at Ohlone College, from which she retired as professor emeritus in 1992.
Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences, p.279-280; Hollywood Speaks, p. 91, 95-96, 103, 137-138; Deaf Women, p.104.
13 January 1927-