She had two daughters, Polly and Kate.
In the early 1980s, Wood walked away from acting to become an agent.
So, Pat Priest seamlessly took over the role.
He was the only reporter to attend Marilyn's funeral only because of his friendship with DiMaggio Monroe ran out on the infield of Dodger Stadium with Los Angeles Angels outfielder Albie Pearson for an Angels-New York Yankees game in August 1962.
Remember, the show had two actresses who portrayed the character.
Her mother, Ivy Baker Priest 1905-1975 , was a renown government official and served as United States Treasurer under.
After her divorce from Smith in 1964, Patten returned to acting in films and television.