Maureen Hingert was born on 9th of January 1937 in Columbo, Ceylon, of Dutch ancestry, the daughter of Lionel Hingert and Lorna Mabel del Run. Her father was the president of the Bank of Ceylon and had extensive tea holdings. On 25th June 1955 she was crowned "Miss Ceylon" in Colombo, Ceylon. In October 1955 was heralded to make her screen debut playing an American Indian in Universal-International's Pillars of the Sky and signed by 20th Century-Fox for their upcoming The King and I. In 1958 she married Mario Armand Zamparelli, a Montrose artist. Read more... N. was born in Los Angeles. She became renown Los Angeles concert promoter Gina Zamparelli. She also gave birth to two other daughters, Marisa and Andrea. In July 1970 she divorced Zamparelli, and in March 1976 married William J. Ballard in Los Angeles.