Raised eyebrows by appearing in a sex scene in the comedy "Play the Game" at the age of 80.
Had recurring role as Jerry's mom Helen on the hit NBC sitcom "Seinfeld"
First film credit, played a makeup woman in "Star 80"
Acted in the NBC miniseries "World War III"
Made episodic guest appearances on shows like "Kojak" in the 1970s
Began her careers as a dancer in nightclubs and musicals in New York City.
Had a brief romance with James Dean early in her career.
Lived with her husband starting in 1960, but didn't get married until 1985.