All my shapely character "broad" had to do was open my mouth to induce laughter--and so I did, primarily on TV during the '50s and '60s. I milked that unmistakable rasp for all its worth, and showed a great comedy sense. I was born ___________ on February 23, 1923, in Charleston, West Virginia, I was trained in music and dance and started performing by age 12.
An unfortunate alcohol problem dogged my career for many years. I eventually retired in the early 1980s and moved to Palm Springs to be closer to family. While here I appeared in such local productions as "The Elephant Man" and "Steel Magnolias." I passed away on November 2, 2005, at age 82. I have two surviving sons
"Who Am I?"
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