Corby went on to resume her role on the weekly television series The Waltons.
He now lives on the Gold Coast with his mum and two brothers.
From 1965 to 1967, she had a recurring role in the television series , based on an earlier film.
Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Mercedes and the Channel Nine show for comment.
She returned to the series during the final episode of the 1977—78 season, with her character depicted as also recovering from a stroke.