Wright's film appearances include Chained for Life, Trail Guide and Scandal Incorporated. She also appeared in several American telelvision shows, such as Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., The Adventures of Kit Carson, and Craig Kennedy, Criminologist. Perhaps her best-known film role was as Roberta in the 1952 Three Stooges short subject Cuckoo on a Choo Choo.
In addition to her film and television roles, Wright was also Los Angeles' first television weathergirl. She was also the announcer/spokeswoman for the company 3M in the late 1950s on the hit daytime series Queen for a Day.
Currently retired, Wright was the guest of honor at the 2008 Three Stooges Fan Club Meeting. Like past guests, Wright commented on how the Three Stooges films were produced at lightning speed, due to budgetary constraints.