Mar. 29, 1926 Staunton Augusta County Virginia, USA
Jan. 10, 1993 San Andreas Calaveras County California, USA
Ballerina. She was a leading dancer in the New York City Ballet from 1950 to 1963, and was a favorite of choreographer George Balanchine. She appeared in several motion pictures, including "Knock on Wood". In later years she taught at the School of American Ballet, where she was the Dean.