71, 24 days before her 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Younger than Robert Jarvik by less than 1 year.
Uses her mother's last name. Column Ask Marilyn
in the magazine Parade
, solving puzzles and logic problems. Writes also under undisclosed pseudonym. Claimed to have the highest IQ: 228.