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Frances Farmer

Frances FarmerAKA Frances Elena Farmer

Born: 19-Sep-1913
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Died: 1-Aug-1970
Location of death: Indianapolis, IN
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat
Remains: Buried, Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Indianapolis, IN

Gender: Female
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Victim

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hollywood actress, institutionalized

Father: Ernest Farmer (attorney)
Mother: Lillian
Brother: Wesley
Sister: Zella (d. pneumonia)
Sister: Edith
Sister: Rita
Husband: Leif Erickson (actor, m. 8-Feb-1936, div. 12-Jun-1942)
Husband: Alfred H. Lobley, Jr. (m. 17-Apr-1954, div. 1958)
Husband: Leland Mikesell (m. 27-Mar-1958, until her death)
Boyfriend: Clifford Odets

    High School: West Seattle High School, Seattle, WA (1931)
    University: Drama, University of Washington

    Camp Fire Girls camp counselor (1932)
    Endorsement of American Tobacco Company Lucky Strike cigarettes
    Driving While Intoxicated Santa Monica, CA 19-Oct-1942
    Driving without a License Santa Monica, CA 19-Oct-1942
    Assault Jan-1943
    Violating Probation Jan-1943
    Inmate: Los Angeles County Jail Jan-1943
    Competency Hearing Los Angeles, CA (20-Jan-1943)
    Institutionalized La Crescenta, CA (20-Jan-1943)
    Ran Away From Home (13-Jan-1945)
    Vagrancy Antioch, CA
    Driving While Intoxicated 1964
    Driving While Intoxicated (again)
    Institutionalized Harborview Hospital, Steilacoom, WA (21-Mar-1944)
    Institutionalized Western State Hospital, Steilacoom, WA (24-Mar-1944)
    Shock Treatment
    Raped multiple
    Tortured
    Lobotomy 1949 (alleged)
    Risk Factors: Schizophrenia, Smoking, Alcoholism, Amphetamines

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Son of Fury (29-Jan-1942) · Isabel
    Among the Living (12-Dec-1941)
    Flowing Gold (24-Aug-1940) · Linda Chalmers
    South of Pago Pago (19-Jul-1940)
    Ebb Tide (17-Nov-1937)
    The Toast of New York (22-Jul-1937) · Josie Mansfield
    Exclusive (21-Jul-1937)
    Come and Get It (6-Nov-1936) · Lotta Morgan
    Rhythm on the Range (1-Jul-1936)

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