She then went on to feature in episodes of General Electric Theater, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Love Boat, and Murder, She Wrote.
She also worked in stage productions of Mame, Hello, Dolly! and No, No, Nanette.
her short and very successful career, her early fans included President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
The Atlanta-born star began her career as a young child, after her mother was determined to have one child in show business.
At the age of two, she was enrolled in tap dancing classes and learning to sing.