Summary: actress best known for her roles in movies in the late 1950's such as The Reluctant Debutante, Gidget, and A Summer Place who was married to the late singer Bobby Darin for a few years and was known for her wholesome, perky, and sexy image that made her one of the biggest teen idols of her time, but her later attempts at films were met with mediocre success.
Cause of Death: Complications from a kidney disease
Born: April 23, 1942
Died: February 20, 2005
Location: Los Angeles, California