Active on Broadway (starting at age 6) in the following productions:
2 Print Biographies |
3 Interviews |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Anne Lloyd Francis | Ann Francis | Miss Anne Francis
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
Most young blondes in those days [1950s] were not taken too seriously. I had wanted to work on a project [directing] all my own from beginning to end for many years. I had managers who said, "Look, you're an actress. You're not supposed to do that other business". And now I look at all the women today who are doing it, and no one's batting an eyelash.
Not only participated in radio programs early in her career, but she also regularly appeared on one of New York's first television stations before World War II. The CBS-owned station used television cameras from the Farnsworth Corporation because RCA, the only other U.S. manufacturer of television equipment, was affiliated with NBC. Her participation included an early experiment with color ...