Francine, Anne (1917–1999)

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Francine, Anne (1917–1999)

American actress and singer. Born Anne Hollingshead Francine, Aug 8, 1917, in Atlantic City, New Jersey; died Dec 3, 1999, in New London, Connecticut.

Began career in nightclubs; best known on Broadway for role of Vera Charles in Mame; other plays include The Great Sebastians, By the Beautiful Sea and Tenderloin; films include Juliet of the Spirits, Stand Up and Be Counted, Savages and Crocodile Dundee; appeared regularly on "Harper Valley P.T.A." (1981–82).