Dee was dropped by Universal. February 21, The Washington Post. Login with Social Account: InDee was signed with Universal Picturesand was one of the company's last contract players prior to the dissolution of the old studio system  She had a lead role in The Restless Years for producer Ross Hunteropposite Saxon and Teresa Wright. Forgot password. A WarnerMedia Company.
Dee soon proved to be as at home in melodrama as in comedy.
Teen film star Sandra Dee dies at 62
After the breakup of her marriage to Darin inhowever, she found there was not much work for an ageing teenage star. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Dee credited her son with helping her turn her life around. The demure yet sensual Dee tugged America's heartstrings as the girl plus midget -- Gidget -- in the seminal film of that name in Dee is survived by her son, Dodd Darin, and two granddaughters. Dee was hardly an icon of adolescent revolt with her shiny helmet of flipped hair and color-coordinated outfits.