1962 Hollywood Deb Star.
Attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, California, graduated Summer 1958, under the name of Dolores Hedges. She was a member of Sock n Buskin, the school's drama club..
Was completely deaf from an accident at age four but regained her hearing completely when she was nine.
In 1959, she was given a screen test by Warner Brothers, but turned down with a note that she resembled Elizabeth Taylor or Grace Kelly, but they couldn't decide which one would be her type of part to play.