v*rginia Chapman was born on June 14, 1921 in Los Angeles, California. She was an actress, known for Perry Mason (1957), Highway Patrol (1955) and Sheriff of Cochise (1956). She was married to James Arness and John S. Burton, Jr. She died on July 29, 1977 in Malibu, California.
Ex-sister-in-law of Peter Graves.
Mother of Craig Aurness, Rolf Aurness and Jenny Lee Arness.