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Anne Francine (1917–1999)

Anne Francine was best known for her stage portrayal of the flamboyant Vera Charles in "Mame". She played the role--her favorite--both on Broadway and in touring productions. Her long and successful career began in the nightclubs. She made her professional debut in New York at the elegant Coq Rouge, where a one-night booking turned into a ... See full bio »
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 1986 Crocodile Dundee
 1981-1982 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
Flora Simpson Reilly
- Harper Valley Sentinel (1982) ... Flora Simpson Reilly
- The Return of Charlie's Chow Palace (1982) ... Flora Simpson Reilly
- Grizzly Gap (1982) ... Flora Simpson Reilly
- Harper Valley Hoedown (1982) ... Flora Simpson Reilly
- Stella Rae (1982) ... Flora Simpson Reilly
 1980 Snow White Live (TV Movie)
The Queen
 1980 Gnomes (TV Movie) (voice)
 1972 Savages
Carlotta, a Hostess
 1972 Stand Up and Be Counted
Mabel Hammond
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Maude Brophy, R.N.
- Committed (1972) ... Maude Brophy, R.N. (as Anne H. Francine)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Marvella Rudd (1984)
 1965 Juliet of the Spirits
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Colonel Bradacova
- The Great Sebastians (1957) ... Colonel Bradacova
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
The Actress
- Confessions of a Nervous Man (1953) ... The Actress
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 1981 Password Plus (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 May 1981 (1981) ... Herself
- Episode dated 7 May 1981 (1981) ... Herself
- Episode dated 6 May 1981 (1981) ... Herself
- Episode dated 5 May 1981 (1981) ... Herself
- Episode dated 4 May 1981 (1981) ... Herself

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Other Broadway appearances include "The Great Sebastians" with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in 1955; "The School for Scandel" substituting for Helen Hayes; and as Vera Charles in the 1966 Broadway production of "Mame" with Angela Landsbury. See more »

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1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Anne H. Francine | Ann Francine


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

The Lunts [Alfred Lunt and wife Lynn Fontanne] were so good to me that once, as we toured from town to town, I decided to have a tea party for them on the train. Alfred loved good tea. I started heating the water, and blew out every light on the train!


Began her career singing in night clubs in New York, London and Paris See more »



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