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Frances Robinson (I) (1916–1971)

Frances Robinson was born on April 26, 1916 in Fort Wadsworth, New York, USA as Marion Frances Ladd. She was an actress, known for The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940), The Happiest Millionaire (1967) and Red Barry (1938). She died on August 16, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date Patricia Lawrence
Red Barry Mississippi
Outlaws of the Panhandle Doris Burnett


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (102 credits)
 1970 Headmaster (TV Series)
Jane Gates
- Bridge That Gap (1970) ... Jane Gates
 1970 A Storm in Summer (TV Movie)
Mrs. Parker
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire
Aunt Gladys
 1966 The Jean Arthur Show (TV Series)
Valerie Bentley
- Along Came a Spider (1966) ... Valerie Bentley
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
 1965 My Brother the Angel (TV Series)
 1964 Kitten with a Whip
 1964 The Lively Set
Celeste Manning
 1964 Bedtime Story
Miss Harrington
 1962-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
DMV Clerk - Types Drivers License / Bank Teller
- Jack Renews Driver's License (1964) ... DMV Clerk - Types Drivers License
- Jack Is Kidnapped (1963) ... Bank Teller
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Lucille Terrander
- The Pack Rat and the Prima Donna (1963) ... Lucille Terrander
 1963 Our Man Higgins (TV Series)
Mrs. Talbot
- Half a Higgins (1963) ... Mrs. Talbot
 1962 Emergency Hospital (TV Movie)
Mrs. Dean
 1962 His Model Wife (TV Movie)
 1961 The Hathaways (TV Series)
Mrs. Rayburn
- The Kids Go to School (1961) ... Mrs. Rayburn
 1961 Westinghouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Fairbanks
- Country Club (1961) ... Mrs. Fairbanks
 1959-1961 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Myra / Ellen Marcy
- For Better or Worse (1961) ... Myra
- Donna's Helping Hand (1961) ... Myra
- The Ideal Wife (1959) ... Ellen Marcy
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Alexis Medford
- Her Sister's Keeper (1960) ... Alexis Medford
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Lucia Dinwoodie
- Signs of Love (1959) ... Lucia Dinwoodie
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
- A Summer's Ending (1959) ... Enid
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Joyce Conroy
- Bride and Doom (1959) ... Joyce Conroy
 1959 Colonel Humphrey Flack (TV Series)
- Spaceship Ahoy (1959) ... Julia
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
- Illicit Lottery ... Hertha
 1959 Lux Playhouse (TV Series)
 1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Second Nurse
- Fear (1958) ... Second Nurse
 1958 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mrs. Johnson
- Kate's Career (1958) ... Mrs. Johnson
 1958 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
Ann Bartof
- The Big Chance (1958) ... Ann Bartof
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Ethel Bookman
- The Jonathan Bookman Story (1958) ... Ethel Bookman
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Amanda Newsome
- Dark Rider (1957) ... Amanda Newsome
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Eleanor Winter
- The Open Cell (1957) ... Eleanor Winter
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Sheila / Bonnie Haydon
- Old Witch, Old Witch (1957) ... Sheila
- High Tension (1957) ... Bonnie Haydon
 1957 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
Louise Stewart
- Fulfilling Talents (1957) ... Louise Stewart
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Rosemary Anderson
- The Lady and the Circus (1957) ... Rosemary Anderson
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Preston
- A Ticket for Thaddeus (1956) ... Mrs. Preston
 1955-1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Touchstone (1955) ... Alexa
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Dog About Town (1955) ... Eloise
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Connie / Party guest
- One Way Out (1955) ... Connie
- Looking Glass House (1955) ... Party guest (uncredited)
 1954-1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Carolyn Connover / Kay
- Johnny, Where Are You? (1955) ... Carolyn Connover
- A Season to Love (1954) ... Kay
- Sister Veronica (1954)
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Ellie Gorman
- Visibility Zero (1955) ... Ellie Gorman
 1951-1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Independent (1954)
- Paper Moon (1951)
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Desert Answer (1954) ... Katie
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Petticoat Fever (1954)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
 1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- Alison's House (1951)
 1950 Backfire
Mrs. Blayne
 1948 I, Jane Doe
Dorothy Winston (uncredited)
 1947 Keeper of the Bees
Mrs. Marcia MacFarlane
 1947 Suddenly It's Spring
WAC Capt. Rogers
 1946 The Missing Lady
Anne Walsh
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Girl with Randy (uncredited)
 1941 Smilin' Through
 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
 1941 Outlaws of the Panhandle
Doris Burnett
 1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date
Patricia Lawrence
 1940 So You Won't Talk
Lucy Walters
 1940 Glamour for Sale
Betty Warren
 1940 Riders of Pasco Basin
Jean Madison
 1940 Double Alibi
Nadine Wayne (uncredited)
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Clinic Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective
Court Stenographer (uncredited)
 1939 Tower of London
Duchess Isobel
 1939 Little Accident
Third Model (uncredited)
 1939 Hero for a Day
 1939 Rio
Renee, the Maid (uncredited)
 1939 Desperate Trails
Judith Lantry
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Waitress (uncredited)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Elsie - Movie Cashier (uncredited)
 1939 Big Town Czar
Florist Shop Employee (uncredited)
 1939 The Family Next Door
Jane Hughes
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Risky Business
Norma Jameson
 1939 Society Smugglers
Mary Larson
 1939 Pirates of the Skies
Maj. Smith's Secretary (uncredited)
 1938 The Last Warning
Linda Essex
 1938 Secrets of a Nurse
 1938 Strange Faces
Girl in Cafe Making Comments
 1938 His Exciting Night
Margie Baker
 1938 Exposed
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1938 Little Tough Guys in Society
Guest (uncredited)
 1938 Service de Luxe
 1938 The Last Express
 1938 Red Barry
 1938 Personal Secretary
June Reese (Lemke)
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
 1938 The Rage of Paris
Outside Secretary (uncredited)
 1938 Nurse from Brooklyn
Nurse (uncredited)
 1938 The Crime of Doctor Hallet
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 Forbidden Valley
Wilda Lanning
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Dorothy Miller (uncredited)
 1938 The Spy Ring
Girl at Officer's Club Dinner (uncredited)
 1937 Tim Tyler's Luck
Lora Lacey
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Maggie (uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Clara - Leading Lady (uncredited)
 1935 Millions in the Air
Sally - Blonde Drunk (as Marion Ladd)
 1935 Redheads on Parade
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Passenger in Boiler Room (uncredited)
 1935 Reckless
Chorine (uncredited)
 1935 Laddie
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1927 The Climbers
Daughter of the Duchess of Arrogan (uncredited)
 1926 Laddie
One of the Children (uncredited)
 1921 Orphans of the Storm
Henriette as a Child (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1946-55) Radio: Was one of three actresses to co-star (as "Claire Brooks") in the series "Let George Do It" (Mutual). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Marion Ladd

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Son Louis James with Sonny Chalif ca. 5 Sept. 1962. See more »

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