Anne Francis Biography
(Best Known for Roles in the Film ‘Forbidden Planet, and TV Series ‘Honey West’)
Birthday: September 16, 1930 (Virgo)
Born In: Ossining, New York, United States
Anne Francis was an American actress who is best remembered for her role as Altaira Morbius in the science-fiction film 'Forbidden Planet' and for her titular role on the ABC series 'Honey West'. Her latter work marked the first appearance of a female detective character's name in the title of a TV series. Starting out as a child model at the age of five, she began working in radio soaps and television. Her stage career also began quite early as she started appearing in Broadway plays at just 11. While her film roles were few and far between, she is remembered for acting in films, such as 'Bad Day at Black Rock', 'Blackboard Jungle', 'Girl of the Night', 'Brainstorm', 'Funny Girl', and 'Hook, Line & Sinker'. However, she had frequent guest roles on a number of television series throughout her career. Some of her most notable TV roles were: 'The Twilight Zone', 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents', 'The Alfred Hitchcock Hour', 'The Untouchables', 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.', 'Mission: Impossible', 'My Three Sons', and 'Murder, She Wrote'.