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Frances Drake (1912–2000)


Frances Drake was born on October 22, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Frances Dean. She was an actress, known for Mad Love (1935), The Invisible Ray (1936) and Les Misérables (1935). She was married to David Brown and Lt. Cecil John Arthur Howard. She died on January 18, 2000 in Irvine, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Mad Love Yvonne Orlac
(1935)
The Invisible Ray Diane Rukh
(1936)
Les Misérables Eponine
(1935)
Forsaking All Others Connie Barnes Todd
(1934)

Filmography

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 1942 The Affairs of Martha
Sylvia Norwood
 1940 I Take This Woman
Lola Estermont
 1939 It's a Wonderful World
Vivian Tarbel
 1938 The Lone Wolf in Paris
Princess Thania of Arvonne
 1938 There's Always a Woman
Anne Calhoun
 1937 She Married an Artist
Sally Dennis
 1937 Love Under Fire
Pamela Beaumont
 1937 You Can't Have Everything
Girl in Y.W.C.A. (uncredited)
 1937 Midnight Taxi
Gilda Lee
 1936 I'd Give My Life
Mary Reyburn
 1936 And Sudden Death
Betty Winslow
 1936 Florida Special
Marina Landon
 1936 The Preview Murder Mystery
Peggy Madison
 1936 The Invisible Ray
Diane Rukh
 1935 Without Regret
Mona Gould
 1935 Mad Love
Yvonne Orlac
 1935 Les Misérables
Eponine
 1935 Transient Lady
Dale Cameron
 1934 Forsaking All Others
Connie Barnes Todd
 1934 Ladies Should Listen
Anna Mirelle
 1934 The Trumpet Blows
Chulita
 1934 Bolero
Leona
 1933 Meet My Sister
Helen Sowerby (as Frances Dean)
 1933 The Jewel
Jenny Day / Lady Joan (as Frances Dean)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Made stage debut in London in "Potash and Perlmutter," which ran eight weeks at the Caiety Theatre. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Frances Dean

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In a 1986 interview] Claudette Colbert was delightful to me in It's a Wonderful World (1939); she was my favorite actress to work with. James Stewart went to sleep on the set between takes, but what a terrific actor he is! See more »

Trivia:

Moved to England to be with a sick aunt when she was fifteen and stayed. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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