Frances Farmer

Frances Farmer
1913 - 1970

Frances Farmer  American Actress


Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913 – August 1, 1970) was an American actress and television host. She is perhaps better known for sensationalized accounts of her life, especially her involuntary commitment to a mental hospital. Farmer began her...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship13 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length6 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Frances
Middle Name Elena
Last Name Mikesell
Maiden Name Farmer
Full Name at Birth Frances Elena Farmer
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th September, 1913
Birthplace Seattle, Washington, USA
Died 1st August, 1970
Place of Death Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School West Seattle High School
University University of Washington
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Hollywood Actress dehumanized by Insane Asylum
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Father Ernest Melvin Farmer
Mother Lillian Van Ornum Farmer
Associated People Nancy Coleman
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Frances Farmer56 VirgoActress
Leland Mikesell67 Taurus
Alfred Lobley52 Cancer
Clifford Odets57 CancerPlaywright
Leif Erickson74 ScorpioActor
Howard Clurman114 VirgoDirector
Howard Hawks81 GeminiDirector

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The Party Crashers1958 Mrs. Bickford Movie
Frances Farmer Presents1958 Hostess (1958-1964) TV Show
Special Agent 71958 Vera TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Val Schmitt TV Show
Matinee Theatre1955 TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Sarah Walker TV Show
I Escaped from the Gestapo1943 Movie
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake1942 Isabel Movie
Among the Living1941 Elaine Raden Movie
Badlands of Dakota1941 Calamity Jane Movie
World Premiere1941 Kitty Carr Movie
Flowing Gold1940 Linda Chalmers Movie
South of Pago Pago1940 Ruby Taylor Movie
Ride a Crooked Mile1938 Trina Movie
The Toast of New York1937 Josie Mansfield Movie
Ebb Tide1937 Faith Wishart Movie
Exclusive1937 Vina Swain Movie
Come and Get It1936 Lotta Morgan, Lotta Bostrom Movie
Rhythm on the Range1936 Doris Halloway Movie
Border Flight1936 Anne Blane Movie
Too Many Parents1936 Sally Colman Movie
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RedheadenuffsaidApr 18, 2009

Love your movies Frances - but still not seen them all yet. Read about your life story. You really had gusto in a time when it was not acceptable to have it. NOT YOUR FAULT. You were treated horrible dear Frances. I hope Heaven is giving you all the love and glory you somehow missed out on on planet earth.

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