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Frances Day (1907–1984)

Frances Day was born on December 16, 1907 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Frances Victoria Schenk. She was an actress, known for While Nero Fiddled (1944), The Girl in the Taxi (1937) and Tread Softly (1952). She was married to Beaumont Alexander. She died in April 1984 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 There's Always a Thursday
Vera Clandon
 1952 Tread Softly
Madeleine Peters
 1949 Buoyant Billions (TV Movie)
 1940 Room for Two
Clare Spencer
 1938 The Playboy (uncredited)
 1937 The Girl in the Taxi
Suzanne Pomarel
 1936 You Must Get Married
Fenella Dane
 1936 Dreams Come True
Ilona Ratkay
 1936 Public Nuisance No. 1
Frances Travers
 1935 Oh, Daddy!
Benita de Lys
 1934 Temptation
Antonia Palmay
 1934 Two Hearts in Waltz Time
Helene Barry
 1932 The First Mrs. Fraser
Night-club Singer
 1930 Big Business
Pamela Fenchurch
 1930 O.K. Chief (Short)
 1928 The Price of Divorce
The Wife
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She performed in the revue, "Black and Blue," at the London Hippodrome in London, England with George Black's Intimate Rag, Vic Oliver, Max Wall, Hedli Anderson, and Eleanor Knight in the cast. Robert Nesbitt and Roy Rich were directors. Wendy Toy was choreographer. See more »

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Of German-Jewish descent, she was born Frankie Schenk and began performing in speakeasies while in her mid-teens. In England from 1925, she became an instant star of West End nightspots, creating a sensation when performing in a G-string with only an ostrich fan for cover. See more »



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