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Frances Starr (1886–1973)

Frances Starr was born on June 6, 1886 in Albany, New York, USA as Frances Grant Starr. She was an actress, known for Studio One in Hollywood (1948), The Ford Theatre Hour (1948) and Five Star Final (1931). She was married to Emil C. Wetten (lawyer), Ronald G. Donaldson (banker) and William Haskell Coffin (illustrator. She died on June 11, 1973 in... See full bio »

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The Ford Theatre Hour Margaret 'Marmee' March
Five Star Final Nancy 'Voorhees' Townsend
This Reckless Age Eunice Ingals


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 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Trees (1955)
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Mr. Citizen (TV Series)
Sophie Farnham
- Seven Below at Midnight (1955) ... Sophie Farnham
 1954 Center Stage (TV Series)
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
- The Good Morrow (1954)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Mother (segment "The Sojourner")
- The Sojourner (1953) ... Mother (segment "The Sojourner")
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Fairfax
- Jane Eyre (1952) ... Mrs. Fairfax
 1952 Crime Photographer (TV Series)
- Blackmail (1952)
 1952 Constitution Island (TV Movie)
Anna Warner
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Margaret 'Marmee' March
- Little Women (1949) ... Margaret 'Marmee' March
 1932 This Reckless Age
Eunice Ingals
 1931 Five Star Final
Nancy 'Voorhees' Townsend
 1931 The Star Witness
Ma Leeds
 1923 Tiger Rose
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Stage Play: Tiger! Tiger! Written by Edward Knoblock [credited as Edward Knoblauch]. Belasco Theatre: 12 Nov 1918- Apr 1919 (closing date unknown/183 performances). Cast: Lionel Atwill (as "Clive Cooper, MP"), Daisy Belmore (as "Mrs. Wix"), Dorothy Cumming, Wallace Erskine (as "Stephen Greer"), O.P. Heggie (as "Freddie Staunton"), Whitford... 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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