Actress, Singer. Born Catherine Conn in New Orleans, Louisiana, she appeared on stage, in films and television from the 1930s to 2006. She is best remembered as a regular panelist in various versions of the television game show "To Tell The Truth," from the 1950s to the 1990s. She studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London prior to starting her career on the Broadway stage. One of her most memorable movies was in the 1935 film "A Night at the Opera" with the Marx Brothers. Her other film credits include "Murder at the Vanities" (1934), "She Loves Me Not" (1934), "Hollywood Canteen" (1943) and "Six Degrees of Separation" (1993). Her memorable Broadway credits include "White Horse Inn," "Three Waltzes," "Anniversary Waltz" and "On Your Toes." She was married to playwright Moss Hart from 1946 until his death in 1961.
Bio by: C.S.