American actress (1914-1996). Born Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was named Miss New Orleans in 1931. After that, she worked as an elevator operator in Chicago, then as a singer for her first husband's band and as a radio performer. In 1936, she made her film debut in "The Jungle Princess", which helped to kick off a minor sarong craze because of her on-screen wardrobe. Her most popular roles were in the Bob Hope and Bing Crosby "Road to ..." movies, like "The Road to Singapore", "The Road to Zanzibar", "The Road to Morocco", "The Road to Utopia", and "The Road to Bali", where she usually played the femme fatale. Her last movie was "Creepshow 2", where she played an old woman who got murdered in the Wooden Indian story. She died in September 1996 in Los Angeles, of undisclosed causes...

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