Anne Francis
Name: Anne Francis
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Height: 173 cm (5' 9'')
Birth Day: September 16, 1930
Death Date: Jan 2, 2011 (age 80)
Age: Aged 80
Birth Place: Ossining, United States
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Anne Francis

Anne Francis was born on September 16, 1930 in Ossining, United States (80 years old). Anne Francis is an Actor, zodiac sign: Virgo. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

Trivia

She appeared in an episode of The Golden Girls.

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As per our current Database, Anne Francis died on Jan 2, 2011 (age 80).

Physique

Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
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Before Fame

She began appearing in Broadway productions when she was 11 years old.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1930

Contrary to some sources, which erroneously claim she was born Ann Marvak (rather than Francis), her parents' marriage registration and census records from 1925 and 1930 confirm that their names were Philip Ward Francis (1900–1974) and Edith (née Albertson) Francis (1901–1995). Francis was born in Ossining, New York, on September 16, 1930.

1944

Francis also appeared in two episodes of the Western series The Virginian, two episodes of Columbo ("Short Fuse" & "A Stitch in Crime") and in the episode "Incident of the Shambling Man" on the CBS western, Rawhide. She was cast in an episode of Gene Kelly's drama series, Going My Way, based on the 1944 film of the same name. During 1964, she guest-starred in two episodes, "Hideout" and "Rachel's Mother", of The Reporter, and made two successive appearances in The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

1961

Francis found success in television and was a frequent guest star in 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s made-for-TV movies and series programs. She guest-starred on The Untouchables as the title character in "The Doreen Maney Story", and starred twice in The Twilight Zone (in "The After Hours" and in "Jess-Belle"). She also appeared in two episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (in "Hooked" and in "Keep Me Company") and three episodes of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. She also appeared in 1961 on an episode of Route 66 (“Play it Glissando”) as Jan Johnson.

1965

Francis was the star of a provocative 1960 movie about a high-priced call girl, Girl of the Night. In 1965, she had a leading role in the William Conrad film noir Brainstorm. In 1968, she played the role of Georgia James in the feature film Funny Girl and in the following year, played Nancy Ingersoll (the wife of Jerry Lewis's character) in the comedy Hook, Line & Sinker. She also co-starred in Impasse, an adventure film starring Burt Reynolds.

In 1965, Francis was cast as Honey West, a sexy private investigator who drove a Cobra and had a pet ocelot; the character was initially introduced on the ABC series Burke's Law, and then spun off as a series that lasted one season for a total of 30 half-hour episodes; its renown has lasted much longer than the actual series. She made a guest appearance in a 1967 episode of The Fugitive. She appeared in the 1967 episode, The Saucer, in The Invaders. Appears in Mission Impossible 1969 , The Double Circle , Gillian Colbee. She guest-starred in a 1973 episode, "Murder In The Doll's House", of Barnaby Jones.

1970

Francis and Abeloff had one daughter, Jane Elizabeth Abeloff (born March 21, 1962). Francis later adopted Margaret "Maggie" West in 1970, one of the first adoptions granted to an unmarried person in California.

1971

At the start of the final season in 1971 of My Three Sons, Francis played bowling-alley waitress Terri Dowling, who marries character Laird Fergus McBain Douglas of Sithian Bridge, Scotland, and returned to his homeland as royalty. (Fred MacMurray played the dual character roles of Steve Douglas and Fergus McBain Douglas in this four-part story arc.) She appeared twice as a guest star on Columbo, once as the manipulated lover of the murderer ("Short Fuse", 1972), and once as the murder victim ("A Stitch in Crime", 1973).

1974

In 1974, she appeared as Ida, the madame of a bawdy house on the series Kung Fu in the episode "Night of the Owls, Day of the Doves". In 1975, she appeared as Abby in an episode of Movin' On titled "The Price of Loving". In 1976, she appeared as Lola Flynn in an episode of Wonder Woman, entitled "Beauty on Parade". In 1977, she appeared as Lieutenant Commander Gladys Hope, the head nurse in two episodes of the World War II series Baa Baa Black Sheep. She portrayed Melissa Osborne in the episode "How Do I Kill Thee?" of The Eddie Capra Mysteries in 1978.

1982

During the 1980–81 season of Dallas, Francis had a recurring role as Arliss Cooper, the mother of Mitch and Afton Cooper. In 1982 she played the armored car robbing mother in 'In the Best of Families' episode. of CHIP's. She later played "Mama Jo" in the first few episodes of the 1984 TV-detective series Riptide. In that same year, she guest-starred in the premiere episode of Murder, She Wrote, credited as Anne Lloyd Francis; she went on to guest-star in two more episodes during the show's run. In December of 1984 and again credited as Anne Lloyd Francis, she guest-starred in a Christmas-themed episode of The Love Boat playing the mother of Kim Lankford's character, 'Carol' in the storyline, "Noel's Christmas Carol." She appeared on episodes of Matlock and The Golden Girls.

In 1982, Francis published an autobiography, Voices from Home, subtitled An Inner Journey. On its book cover, she wrote that the book "is my spiritual expose. It is about our essence of being, the inner workings of mind and spirit which contribute to the growth of the invisible and most important part of us."

1996

In 1996, she appeared in the Wings episode "The Lady Vanishes", as Vera, a 1940s gun moll-type character. In 1997 in Home Improvement episode "A Funny Valentine" as Liddy, Tim Allen's highschool classmate's mother. She guest-starred in 1998 on The Drew Carey Show as the mother of Drew's girlfriend Nicki in the episodes "Nicki's Parents" and "Nicki's Wedding". Francis' final television acting role was in "Shadows", a 2004 episode of Without a Trace.

2005

In 2005, TV Guide ranked Francis number 18 on its "50 Sexiest Stars of All Time" list.

2007

Anne Francis was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007. She kept her followers informed of her progress on her website. She died on January 2, 2011, aged 80, from complications due to pancreatic cancer at a retirement home in Santa Barbara, California. She was cremated and her ashes scattered at sea.

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