- Moved to New York City to pursue a career in ballet when she was 16.
- Was Angela Lansbury's understudy for a 1967-68 tour of the musical Mame.
- Appeared in a 1974 television commercial for Big Wally cleaning spray.
- Was not present to receive her Emmy Award in 1980 due to an actors' strike.
- Her Soap costar Richard Mulligan called her "Toots."