Attended the 2006 Twilight Zone Convention at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, August 12-13, 2006.
As an adult, she had trouble getting work in the early 1970s because producers were going for less pretty, more hippie-like, troubled youth. It all changed, she says, the night Charlie's Angels (1976) premiered on television. After that, she had no problems.
Former Eileen Ford model in New York and Nina Blanchard in Los Angeles. Also was the spokesperson for many commercial companies such as "Ultra-Brite", "Camay", "Breck" and "L'Oreal Cosmetics". Was a model in NY with Rene Russo, Christie Brinkley, and other 70's supermodels.
While at home on May 23, 2006, was startled by the sound of high-powered sports car careening out of control towards her. The Ferarri Testarossa was traveling down the winding Cornell Rd in Agoura Hills, California at a high rate of speed before losing control, flipping over, and landing in a horse coral owned by the actress. Two men died in the accident, one of them an off-duty officer with the CHP (California Highway Patrol) in charge of apprehending speeders on mountain roads. The actress was shaken, but not injured in the crash.
Her agent wanted to turn down the role of Vivien Leigh in The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980) because the part was designated as a day player. She insisted on doing the role, believing that everyone would be waiting to see the actress playing Leigh. Sure enough, as Scarlett, she was on the cover of countless TV supplements and magazines.