She acted in Eugene O'Neill
's play,, "Long Day's Journey Into Night", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with John Shea
in the cast.
Did You Know?
I was desperately in love with Richard Burton
for a long time, and we had a wonderful affair. I was just a baby, but Richard laid siege to me, which didn't take long. During our affair, we often went to Welsh pubs and met Dylan Thomas
, the poet and legendary drunk. But, oh what a conversationalist.You'd be spellbound for hours.
Her mother, Jessie Worden Hyland, a teacher, and her father, Thomas Hyland, a salesman, separated when she was a child and Frances never saw her father again. She has often indicated that she believes the split made her unusually shy and withdrawn.