Dee began her career as a child model , working first in commercials, and then film in her teenage years. She became a teenage star for her subsequent performances in Imitation of Life and Gidget both , which made her a household name. By the late s, her career had started to decline, and a highly publicized marriage to Bobby Darin m. The year of her divorce, Dee's contract with Universal Pictures was dropped. She attempted a comeback with the independent horror film The Dunwich Horror , but rarely acted after this time, appearing only occasionally in television productions throughout the s and s.
She was 38 and also had a residence in Manhattan. Working with the Poetry Society of America, she created her poetry project in to encourage young people to express their thoughts and feelings about H. She had begun to write verse at a young age and published a collection of her poems as ''The Sky Lotto'' last year Canio's Editions. After graduating from Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. In addition to her parents, residents of Manhattan and Sagaponack, L.
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Stephen's Girls' College. Encouraged by her parents, she began her entertainment career at the age of She is most known through her comic roles, where she often pokes fun at her plain looks. In a career spanning over 20 years, she has filmed over films and TV shows. In , she dated the film director Peter Chan.