Apr. 30th, 1926
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
5' 5 1/2"
Guest TV Roles
- Mother of actors 'Adam Englund' (qv), 'Bryan Englund' (qv), 'George Englund Jr.' (qv), 'Morgan Englund' (qv) and actress 'Dinah Englund' (qv).
- Older sister of chanteuse 'Claiborne Cary' (qv).
- Posed "au naturel" on the cover of "Alternative Medicine Digest" (issue 15, 1997) body painted with images of fruit adorning her nakedness. This was a parody, or imitation, of the famous 'Demi Moore' (qv) body painted nude Vanity Fair photo.
- Only actress who has won five Emmys in five separate categories.
- Close friend of 'Phyllis Love (I)' (qv). They attended Roosevelt High School, together, in Des Moines, Iowa.
- Miss Chicago of 1946 - Miss America contest.
- Served as Grand Marshal of the 120th Rose Parade on January 1, 2009.
- Has 5 grandchildren (including granddaughter Skye Englund).