Felicia Farr

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Felicia Farr
Cliff Robertson Felicia Farr 1958.jpg
Cliff Robertson and Farr in the Playhouse 90 presentation of "Natchez", 1958
Born (1932-10-04) October 4, 1932 (age 83)
Westchester County, New York, U.S.
Other names Randy Farr, Olive Farr
Occupation Actress/Model
Years active 1954–1992
Spouse(s) Lee Farr (1949–55) (1 child)
Jack Lemmon (1962–2001) (his death) (1 child)
Children Courtney Lemmon (b. 1966)
Denise Farr-Gordon (b. 1950s)[1]

Felicia Farr (born October 4, 1932) is a former American actress[2] and model.

Life and career[edit]

Born Olive Dines, Felicia Farr appeared in several modeling photo shoots and advertisements during the 1950s and 1960s. Her earliest screen appearances date from the mid-1950s and included the Westerns Jubal (1956) and 3:10 to Yuma (1957), both starring Glenn Ford and The Last Wagon (1956) starring Richard Widmark.

Lee Farr was her first husband, a marriage which produced a daughter, Denise Farr, who later became the wife of actor Don Gordon. Farr's second husband was film star Jack Lemmon; they married in 1962, while Lemmon was filming the comedy Irma La Douce in Paris, and remained married until his death in 2001.[1]

Farr's later films include the bawdy Billy Wilder farce Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) with Dean Martin and Ray Walston as her husband, a role originally intended for Lemmon; Walter Matthau's daughter-in-law in Kotch (1971, Lemmon's only film as director); the Don Siegel bank-heist caper Charley Varrick (1973) with Matthau; plus more than 30 television series appearances on The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Bonanza, Ben Casey, Burke's Law, and many others.

During her marriage to Jack Lemmon, Farr gave birth to a daughter, Courtney, in 1966.[1] She is also the stepmother of Lemmon's son, actor and author Chris Lemmon.

Selected filmography[edit]

Selected television appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Felicia Farr - The Private Life and Times of Felicia Farr. Felicia Farr Pictures". Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  2. ^ Eyles, Allen (1975). The Western. A. S. Barnes. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-498-01323-2. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 

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