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Frances Spatz Leighton (1920–2007)

Frances Spatz Leighton was born in 1920 in the USA as Frances Ornstein. She was a writer, known for Stranger in My Bed (1987), Backstairs at the White House (1979) and To Tell the Truth (1956). She was married to Kendall King Hoyt. She died on April 6, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Stranger in My Bed
(1987)
To Tell the Truth
To Tell the Truth Herself - Contestant
(1962)

Filmography

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 1987 Stranger in My Bed (TV Movie) (book)
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini-Series) (book "My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (book "My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House")
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (book "My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House")
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (book "My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House")
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (book "My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House")
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 1962 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Herself - Contestant
- Episode dated 2 July 1962 (1962) ... Herself - Contestant (as Frances Leighton)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book, with Kendall K. Hoyt) "Drunk Before Noon: The Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Washington Press Corps". New York: Prentice Hall Trade, 1979. ISBN 013220830X See more »

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A prolific writer and journalist who made a career chronicling the lives of people who work backstage, backstairs or in backrooms in official Washington.

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