Sadly, she passed away on May 5, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Bill.
The following year she was cast in the Vic Damone summer series The Lively Ones 1962-1963.
All this exposure paid off in 1965, when she was cast in a starring role in the beach-party-inspired comedy A Swingin' Summer 1965; with James Stacy and William Wellman Jr.
Lewis, Joyce Jameson, and Neil Hamilton Who's Minding the Store? After traveling to Africa, then touring Italy, and residing in England for several years, she returned to Hollywood in the late 1970s to resume her acting career but found parts to be scarce.