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Love, American Style
Nina (segment "Love and the Anxious Mama") / Helen (segment "Love and the Guilty Conscience")
5' 2" (1.57 m)
Did You Know?
[referring to being cast in Gidget Goes Hawaiian
(1961)] I wasn't really a movie fan. I lived in New York City; I was an actress on the stage and did some television out of New York. But I was so wrapped up in theater, and this was my dream--I was going to be a Broadway star--that I didn't pay too much attention to film. I was actually quite disappointed when I got the part to begin with.
Maintained a close brother-sister type friendship with Elvis Presley
after co-starring together in Spinout
(1966). He sparked her interest in Eastern philosophies.
Best known for her movie role as Gidget