Anne Francis Overview:

Actress, Anne Francis, was born Anne Lloyd Francis on Sep 16, 1930 in Ossining, NY. Francis died at the age of 80 on Jan 2, 2011 in Santa Barbara, CA .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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Warner Archive: and Rory Calhoun in The Hired Gun (1957)

By KC on May 11, 2015 From Classic Movies

There's something so satisfying about a no-nonsense, beautifully-filmed western. A couple of likeable stars, good supporting players, stunning locations. The Hired Hand (1957) is that kind of movie: a briskly paced, efficiently filmed story that speeds lightly through its one hour running time. It'... Read full article

Summer Lovin' -

By monty on Jun 15, 2012 From All Good Things

Anne looking super relaxed!... Read full article


By Dawn on Aug 29, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(September 16, 1930 – January 2, 2011), Francis was a former model and Broadway actress who made her film debut in, This Time for Keeps (1947). In her early film career, she played supporting roles in films such as: Susan Slept Here, So Young So Bad, and Bad Day at Black Rock. Her... Read full article

Actress Dies

By Art on Jan 10, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

, the tall, cool, sultry blond who?is best remembered?for her roles in the sci-fi classic “Forbidden Planet”?(1956)?and as the sexy female private eye in the TV series “Honey West“(1965-66), died in a Santa Barbara, California retirement home on January 2, 2011, ?... Read full article

RIP (1930 - 2011)

By monty on Jan 3, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) -- , the actress who appeared in the 1956 sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet and later starred as a sexy detective in the TV series Honey West, died Sunday from complications of pancreatic cancer, according to The Los Angeles Times. She was 80. A family spokeswomen to... Read full article

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Anne Francis Quotes:

Altaira Morbius: Where have you been? I've beamed and beamed.
Robby: Sorry, miss. I was giving myself an oil-job.
Altaira Morbius: Robby, I must have a new dress, right away.
Robby: Again?
Altaira Morbius: Oh, but this one must be different! Absolutely nothing must show - below, above or through.
Robby: Radiation-proof?
Altaira Morbius: No, just eye-proof will do.
Robby: Thick and heavy?
Altaira Morbius: Oh, no, Robby. It must be the loveliest, softest thing you've ever made for me, and fit in all the right places, with lots and lots of star sapphires.
Robby: Star sapphires take a week to crystallize properly. Would diamonds or emeralds do?
Altaira Morbius: Well, if they're large enough.
Robby: Five, ten, and fifteen carats, and on hand. I will run the dress up for you in time for breakfast. Sleep well, miss.
Altaira Morbius: Thank you, Robby. I don't care now whether I do or not!

Anne Dadier: I was like one of the bad kids in your class. Somebody told me a lie and I believed it. One's as bad as the other.

Lisa LaMonica: The public wants sex, sex and more sex!

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Diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007, despite having quit smoking nearly twenty years earlier. She immediately underwent chemotherapy and had surgery to remove the upper lobe of her right lung.

Stage: Appeared as the "young" Gertrude Lawrence in the original Broadway production of "Lady in the Dark".

A longtime rodeo fan, she wrote and directed the short subject film Gemini Rising (1968).

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