Frances Farmer

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Birthday
19, 1913
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Death Date
Aug 1, 1970 (56)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1913
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Death Date
Aug 1, 1970 (56)

About

She played Doris Halliday in Rhythm on the Range alongside Bing Crosby. Her plays include Helen of Troy and Everyman.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Washington where she wrote for the school newspaper, The Voice of Action.

Trivia

She appeared in the musical, Next to Normal, which received a Pulitzer Prize.

Family Life

She was married several times, and her last marriage was to Leland Mikesell in 1958.

Associated With

Jessica Lange portrayed her in the Award winning film Frances.