The daughter of singer/actor Gordon & actress Sheila MacRae. After appearing in a couple early 60s beach movies, she got a part on TV's 'My Three Sons', as oldest son Mike Douglas' girlfriend, Sara Ann Morrison. When the actor portraying Mike(Tim Considine) left the show in 1965, the girlfriend went with him. However, this led to her best-known role as the third-and longest running-Billie Jo Bradley on 'Petticoat Junction', debuting in 1966, the show's 4th season. After its cancellation in 70, she appeared on numerous game shows, guest starred on everything from 'Love American Style' to 'Fantasy Island', and worked with several charities over the years. Her last major role was a recurring 'part' in the first season of 'Batman-the Animated Series(92). MacRae died in 2000 of a brain tumor. She was only 56 years old.