Gloria Talbott was born in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, a city co-founded by her grandfather. Growing up in the shadows of the Hollywood studios, her interests inevitably turned to acting, with the result that she participated in school plays and landed small parts in films such as "Maytime" , "Sweet and Lowdown" and "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" After leaving school, she started her own dramatic group and played "arena"-style shows at various clubs. After a three-year hiatus marriage, motherhood and divorce , Talbott resumed her career, working extensively in both TV and films. Her sister is actress Lori Talbott. Close Menu.