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Frances Faye (1912–1991)

Frances Faye was born on November 4, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Frances Cohen. She was an actress, known for Pretty Baby (1978), Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn (1977) and Double or Nothing (1937). She died on November 8, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Pretty Baby
Double or Nothing
Double or Nothing Specialty--Liza's sister
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Herself / Herself - Vocalist / Singer


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (3 credits)
 1978 Pretty Baby
 1953 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Guest Cabaret Vocalist
- Guest Speaker/Lost Job (1953) ... Guest Cabaret Vocalist
 1937 Double or Nothing
Specialty--Liza's sister
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
 1975 Cher (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... (writer: "Well All Right" - uncredited)
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1963) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird")
 1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.34 (1960) ... (performer: "The Darktown Strutters' Ball", "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate" - uncredited)
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 1977 Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn (TV Movie)
Herself (as Miss Frances Faye)
 1967 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.74 (1967) ... Herself
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series)
- Episode #2.7 (1963) ... Herself
 1948-1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer / Herself / Herself - Vocalist
- Episode #13.34 (1960) ... Singer
- Episode #10.37 (1957) ... Herself
- Episode #2.6 (1948) ... Herself - Vocalist
 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Herself / Bess in 'Porgy and Bess' excerpt
- Episode #2.5 (1956) ... Herself / Bess in 'Porgy and Bess' excerpt
 1951 Penthouse Party (TV Series)
- Episode #1.30 (1951) ... Herself
 1950 College of Musical Knowledge (TV Series)
- Episode #2.13 (1950) ... Herself
 1949 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Episode #2.6 (1949) ... Herself - Singer
 1949 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Episode #1.34 (1949) ... Herself - Singer
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
 2014 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Bing Crosby Rediscovered (2014) ... Herself
 2001 Chop Suey (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Francis Faye | Miss Frances Faye

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Jewish-American cabaret artist, pianist, scat singer and performer of show tunes, often laced with sexual double entendres. See more »

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