Born in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, Whirry graduated from high school and packed her bags for New York.
Actress Luciana Paluzzi is an Italian American actress.
The youngest of three children, McArthur and her siblings were raised by her mother after their parents divorced.
Phyllis is one of the last surviving cast members of Gone with the Wind.
Her parents were Ulf BjÃ¶rlin a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the world's most active opera composer during the 20th century and Fary Bjorlin.
She returned to her native Sweden but finally settled in the United States in 1967.