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Frances Starr (1886–1973)

Frances Starr was born on June 6, 1886 in Albany, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Star Witness (1931), Five Star Final (1931) and This Reckless Age (1932). She was married to Haskell Coffin and Ronald G. Donaldson. She died on June 11, 1973 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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The Star Witness
The Star Witness Ma Leeds
Five Star Final
Five Star Final Nancy 'Voorhees' Townsend
This Reckless Age
This Reckless Age Eunice Ingals
Tiger Rose
Tiger Rose Undetermined Role


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 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Trees (1955)
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Mr. Citizen (TV Series)
 1954 Center Stage (TV Series)
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
- The Good Morrow (1954)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
- The Sojourner (1953) ... Mother
 1952 Crime Photographer (TV Series)
- Blackmail (1952)
 1952 Constitution Island (TV Movie)
Anna Warner
 1932 This Reckless Age
Eunice Ingals
 1931 Five Star Final
Nancy 'Voorhees' Townsend
 1931 The Star Witness
Ma Leeds
 1923 Tiger Rose
Undetermined Role

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Stage Play: The Shelf. Comedy/drama. Written by Dorrance Davis. Directed by William B. Friedlander. Morosco Theatre: 27 Sep 1926- Oct 1926 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: A.S. 'Pop' Byron (as "U.S. Senator Risdale"), Louis Kimball (as "Stanley Risdale"), Lawrence Leslie (as "Baldwin Custard"), Lottie Linthicum (as "Mrs. ... See more »

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Actress with extensive stage experience. With David Belasco's company, 1906-1922. Best known for 'The Rose of the Rancho' (1906), with the New York Times review (November 28) describing her as 'an exceptional talent'. She followed this with another success in 'The Easiest Way' (1909-1911). Frances was a one-hit wonder in Hollywood with Five Star Final (1931), then returned to the stage. She was ... See more »

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