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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Feb 1994
  • Address:
    7094 Hollywood Blvd
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Frances Dee

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Previous star: Shotgun Tom Kelly


from the film Becky Sharp (1935)

Source: Wikipedia

Frances Marion Dee (November 26, 1909 – March 6, 2004) was an American actress. She starred opposite Maurice Chevalier in the early talkie musical, Playboy of Paris (1930). She starred in the film An American Tragedy (1931) in a role later recreated by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1951 retitled remake, A Place in the Sun. She also had a prominent role in the classic 1943 Val Lewton psychological horror film I Walked With a Zombie.

Fact file

  • Born: November 26, 1909Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Died: March 6, 2004 (aged 94)Norwalk, Connecticut. U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1930–1953
  • Spouse(s): Joel McCrea (1933–1990) his death
  • Children: Jody McCrea (1934–2009)David McCrea (b. 1935)Peter McCrea (b. 1955)

Read more about Frances Dee at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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