This caused her to make two key changes.
She often ate food left over by diners in local cafes, and brought a handbag with a plastic liner on dates so she could take home half-eaten steaks.
This photo was taken after he was born in their California home.
Others believed that this was also when she began taking her craft more seriously.
But given their shared roving eye, perhaps the most surprising aspect of their story is that they stayed together as long as they did.
She would appear in over 50 films that decade, often in small, uncredited or barely there roles before finding favor as a reliably comedic bit player.