She was later working for commercial ads for televisions.
Her father Ray Heatherton was a singer and dancer, hereby music is in her blood.
A sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s, she is best known for her many television appearances during that time, particularly as a frequent variety show performer, although she also appeared in acting roles.
Her marriage to Dallas Cowboy Lance Rentzel bellied up when he got busted for showing a 10-year-old girl his penis.
It was then the actress and singer were not able to return to her charm and career again.
Which is when and where, if you were making a movie, you could say things started to go wrong.
But by her teens, the pressure to grow up beyond bratty kid roles was real.