Native Son. Drama. Written by Paul Green and Richard Wright. Based on the novel by Richard Wright. Directed by Orson Welles
. St. James Theatre: 24 Mar 1941- 28 Jun 1941 (114 performances). Cast: Jacqueline Ghant Andre, Frances Bavier
(as "Peggy"), John Berry, C.M. Bootsie Davis, Philip Bourneuf
(as "Buckley, D.A."), Eileen ...
Frances Bouvier | Hazel Howard
Did You Know?
[speaking in the 1970s] I had played Aunt Bee for ten years and it's very, very difficult for an actress or actor to create a role and be so identified that you as a person no longer exist and all the recognition you get is for a part that's created on screen.
In an interview, when director Ron Howard
was pressed as to the stories of discord with her on the set of The Andy Griffith Show
(1960) all he would say was "I just don't think she enjoyed being around children that much.".