Frances Bavier

Frances Bavier
1902 - 1989

Frances Bavier  American Actress


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American Actress Frances Bavier was born Frances Elizabeth Bavier on 14th December, 1902 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 6th Dec 1989 Siler City, North Carolina, USA aged 86. She is most remembered for The Andy Griffith Show. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Frances Bavier was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Denver Pyle in The Andy Griffith Show (1960) and John Dehner in The Andy Griffith Show (1960).

Frances Bavier is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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First Name Frances
Middle Name Elizabeth
Last Name Bavier
Full Name at Birth Frances Elizabeth Bavier
Alternative Name Frances Elizabeth Bavier, Frances Bavier
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th December, 1902
Birthplace Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died 6th December, 1989
Place of Death Siler City, North Carolina, USA
Cause of Death Congestive heart failure due to heart attack
Buried Oakwood Cemetery
Build Voluptuous
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Andy Griffith Show
Year(s) Active 1930–1974, 1927–1974
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Frances Elizabeth Bavier (December 14, 1902 – December 6, 1989) was an American stage and television actress. Originally from New York theatre, she worked in film and television from the 1950s until the 1970s. She is best known for her role of Aunt Bee on The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry R.F.D. from 1960 to 1970. Aunt Bee logged more Mayberry years (ten) than any other character. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Comedy Actress for the role in 1967.

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Benji1974Lady with the CatMovie
Mayberry R.F.D.1968Aunt Bea, Aunt Bee TaylorTV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964Aunt Bee, Aunt Bee TaylorTV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960Aunt Bee, Aunt Bee TaylorTV Show
It Started with a Kiss1959Mrs. TappeMovie
Rawhide1959Ellen FergusonTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958Hortense FenwickTV Show
The Ann Sothern Show1958Mrs. WallaceTV Show
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed1958Mrs. SolitaireMovie
Target1958TV Show
Colgate Theatre1958TV Show
Perry Mason1957Louise MarlowTV Show
Sugarfoot1957Nancy ThomasTV Show
The Eve Arden Show1957Nora, Nora the HousekeeperTV Show
The Thin Man1957Sara DooneTV Show
Wagon Train1957Sister JosephTV Show
The Bad Seed1956Woman in Dinner Party (uncredited)Movie
Ethel Barrymore Theater1956TV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Mrs. FergusenTV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955TV Show
Soldiers of Fortune1955Amelia LillyTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955AbigailTV Show
Climax!1954TV Show
It's a Great Life1954Amy Morgan, Mrs. Amy MorganTV Show
Waterfront1954Amy Jackson, Martha ChapmanTV Show
Duffy's Tavern1954Mrs. FletcherTV Show
Man in the Attic1953Helen HarleyMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Miss TriminghamTV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953Henrietta PerkinsTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953Aunt Marty, Aunt Meg, Mrs. LoganTV Show
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953Helen Collins, ThelmaTV Show
City Detective1953Louella, Mrs. Blake, OliveTV Show
The Revlon Mirror Theater1953TV Show
Colonel Humphrey Flack1953Old WomanTV Show
McCoy of Abilene1953Lou BloorTV Movie
Bend of the River1952Mrs. PrentissMovie
Horizons West1952Martha HammondMovie
The Stooge1952Mrs. RogersMovie
Cavalcade of America1952Mrs. HayesTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952TV Show
My Wife's Best Friend1952Mrs. ChamberlainMovie
Sally and Saint Anne1952Mrs. Kitty 'Mom' O'MoyneMovie
Chevron Theatre1952Sarah CummingsTV Show
The Day the Earth Stood Still1951Mrs. BarleyMovie
The Lady Says No1951Aunt Alice HatchMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Dragnet1951Hazel HowardTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950MarthaTV Show
Racket Squad1950Martha CarverTV Show
The Lone Ranger1949Aunt Maggie SawtelleTV Show
O, My Darling Clementine1943Mrs. Asbury - talent show tryoutMovie
Girls About Town1931Joy - Party Girl (uncredited)Movie
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GregRamoneMar 3, 2010

I have always disliked this Actress in her role as Aunt Bee on The Andy Griffith Show.THE WAY SHE READ HER LINES AND HER VOICE MAKES ME WANT TO RIP MY EARDRUMS OUT OF MY SKULL !!!!! GregRamone

jaxmummaJun 6, 2009

This is the only site I ever read that on. Where would you have read alot about that at?

Mayberry FanFeb 19, 2009

I KNOW I read somewhere that Frances Bavier was a lesbian. Is this true?

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