Using her professional name, Margaret Field, she had small roles in a string of movies from the late 1940s through the '50s, and she starred in the 1941 science fiction thriller "The Man From Planet X." She appeared in dozens of TV series in the '50s and '60s, including "The Gene Autry Show," "Bonanza," "Perry Mason," "The Twilight Zone" and "Yancy Derringer," which starred her then-husband, actor/stuntman Jock Mahoney.
Margaret eventually retired from acting to become a full-time mother. In her later years she had lived with her daughter Sally, a two-time Academy Award winner for "Norma Rae" and "Places in the Heart."
-- Los Angeles Times staff reports