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Overview (3)

Born in San Jose, California, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (multiple myeloma)
Birth NameFrances Ann Makris

Mini Bio (1)

Fran Jeffries was born on May 18, 1937 in San Jose, California, USA as Frances Ann Makris. She was an actress, known for The Pink Panther (1963), Harum Scarum (1965) and Sex and the Single Girl (1964). She was married to Steven Schaeffer, Richard Quine, Dick Haymes and Edward E. Belasco, Jr. She died on December 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Spouse (4)

Steven Schaeffer (16 March 1971 - 1973) ( divorced)
Richard Quine (1965 - 10 June 1969) ( divorced)
Dick Haymes (17 November 1958 - 12 January 1965) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Edward E. Belasco, Jr. (26 June 1955 - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (11)

Popular, sexy, highly glamorous supper club entertainer and recording artist who was a steady fixture for decades on the Las Vegas circuit.
Before she became a solo act, she partnered in clubs with then-husband crooner Dick Haymes. They separated in 1961, but did not divorce until 1965.
Fran's second husband, actor-turned-director Richard Quine, featured her in a couple of his films: Sex and the Single Girl (1964) and A Talent for Loving (1969). Quine's first wife was actress Susan Peters, who was shot and paralyzed after her gun accidentally discharged and a bullet lodged in her spine while she and Quine were on a hunting trip in San Diego. Quine committed suicide in 1989 after years of poor health.
Daughter, with Dick Haymes: Stephanie Haymes-Roven (Taupin) Roven was born in 1959.
Granddaughters: Zoƫ Oakes and Hayley Oakes.
Mother-in-law of Charles Roven.
Ex-mother-in-law of Bernie Taupin and Bill Oakes.
Did two nude layouts in Playboy magazine. One, at age 40, was titled "Frantastic!" The other, when she was 45, was titled "Still Frantastic!".
Former stepmother of Dick Haymes Jr..
In the late 1960s and early '70s toured Europe with Sammy Davis Jr.,and Southeast Asia with Bob Hope.
Her father was a Greek immigrant who moved to San Jose to set up a restaurant.

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