Anne Francis

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ann Marvak
  • Birth Place: Ossining, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/16/1930, Virgo
  • Date of Death: 01/02/2011
  • Profession: Actor
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Anne Francis Fast Facts:
  • Began working as a model at the age of 6 after an agent spotted her at Macy's.
  • Performed on Broadway at 11 in the musical Lady in the Dark with Gertrude Lawrence.
  • Acted on children's radio shows and later, on a number of radio soap operas.
  • Appeared in the first color tests for CBS-TV.
  • Starred in the 1965-66 TV series Honey West, the first detective show to feature a woman as the central character. 
  • In 1970, became one of the first single women to adopt a child in California.
  • Wrote a memoir titled Voices from Home: An Inner Journey in 1982.
  • Anne Francis Relationships:
  • Robert Abeloff - Ex-husband
  • Jane Uemura - Daughter
  • Bamlet L. Price Jr. - Ex-husband
  • Philip Marvak - Father
  • Maggie - Daughter
  • Edith Marvak - Mother
  • Anne Francis Awards:
  • 1966 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
  • 1966 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Winner

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