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Frances Farmer
Birth: Sep. 19, 1913
Washington, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1970
Indiana, USA

Actress. A figure in the theater and in motion pictures during the 1930s and 1940s, she appeared in eighteen films, three Broadway plays, thirty major radio shows and seven stock company productions all by the age of 27. Her troubled life was depicted in the motion picture "Frances" in 1982. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ernest Melvin Farmer (1875 - 1956)
  Lillian Van Ornum Farmer (1873 - 1955)
 
 Spouses:
  Leif Erickson (1910 - 1986)
  Alfred Howard Lobley (1908 - 1960)
  Leland Mikesell (1904 - 1972)*
 
 Sibling:
  Zella Elizabeth Farmer (____ - 1910)*
  Frances Farmer (1913 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
Fishers
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Miraculous Medal Chapel Mausoleum, 1st level
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Frances Farmer
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Frances Farmer
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Frances Farmer
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Perhaps you would be forgotten now, except for the harrowing and heartbreaking performance of Jessica Lange in the film based on your life. If even part of that is true, about the ordeal you suffered, then one wonders if perhaps it would be better had yo...(Read more)
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