Carolyn's favorite performers were Danny Kaye and Spike Jones.
Carolyn suffered from asthma as a child and wasn't able to go in to movies, but spent all of her free time reading movie magazines.
Carolyn specifically asked her sister to have her tombstone read "She gave joy to the world."
Carolyn proposed to her first husband, Aaron Spelling, by having a waiter at an Italian restaraunt bring the note with her proposal during their dinner.
Carolyn worked with Alfred Hitchcock in The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956).
Carolyn appeared as Julie Greer in the unaired 1961 TV pilot, "Amos Burke: Who Killed Julie Greer?" This episode would be the basis for Burke's Law which began in 1963.
Carolyn spent two hours a day in make-up for her role as Morticia, and wore a wig made of human hair.
Carolyn co-starred with Henry Fonda in How The West Was Won (1962).
Carolyn's costume for The Addams Family needed no alterations, despite being made before her audition and casting, because of her already slim physique.
Carolyn was the only other Batman "guest villain" besides the series' regular villains (ones with 10 and more) to have made more than 2 appearances on the show, for a total of 5 times.
Carolyn appeared with Frank Sinatra in The Tender Trap (1955).
Carolyn appeared with Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch (1955).
Carolyn appeared with Elvis Presley in King Creole (1958).
Carolyn's measurements. according to the 1963 Movie Life Yearbook, were 35-25-37, and her weight was 117 pounds.
Carolyn won the Laurel Award for Top Female Supporting Performance
in Marjorie Morningstar (1958).
Carolyn won the Golden Globe for Most Promising Female Newcomer in 1958 and was nominated Best Female TV Star in 1964.
Carolyn was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
in The Bachelor Party (1957).
Carolyn had Commanche ancestry.
Carolyn was married 3 times, to Aaron Spelling from 1953 to 1964, to Herbert S. Greene from 1968 - 1977, and
Peter Bailey-Britton from September 1982 to her death on August 3, 1983.
Carolyn was 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Though she was diagnosed with colon cancer, Carolyn still acted in a wheelchair in the soap opera "Capitol".
Carolyn suffered near-fatal asthma attacks as a child.
Carolyn: I love books. I've always been involved with books and I wanted to help the library in any way possible. I'm an avid reader.