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Anne Francis (also known as Anne Lloyd Francis; September 16, 1930 – January 2, 2011) was an American actress known for her role in the science fiction film classic Forbidden Planet (1956) and for having starred in the television series Honey West (1965–1966) which was the first TV series with a female detective character's name in the title. She won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in the series.

Fact file

  • Born: September 16, 1930 Ossining, New York, U.S.
  • Died: January 2, 2011 (aged 80) Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer
  • Resting place: Cremated
  • Other names: Anne Lloyd Francis Ann Francis
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1936–2006
  • Television: Honey West
  • Spouse(s): Bamlet Lawrence Price, Jr. (m. 1952–55) Robert Abeloff (m. 1960–64) (divorced)

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ShowBiz Minute: Francis, Winfrey, Box Office (omg!)
Yahoo Entertainment, 2011-01-04 21:25:47
omg! - CAPTION: Actress Anne Francis dies at 80; Oprah Winfrey's channel gets warm welcome from viewers; 'Little Fockers' leads the box office. (Jan.4)

Honey West actress dies aged 80
BBC Entertainment, 2011-01-04 09:19:23
Actress Anne Francis, who played the love interest in the 1950s science-fiction classic Forbidden Planet, dies aged 80.

Anne Francis, TV and Film Actress, Dies at 80
NY Times TV, 2011-01-04 05:45:10
Anne Francis played Honey West, a sexy private detective.

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