Frances Day

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For the painter, see Frances Sally Day.
Frances Day
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Born Frances Victoria Schenck
(1908-12-16)December 16, 1908
East Orange, New Jersey
Died April 29, 1984(1984-04-29) (aged 75)
Windsor, England
Occupation Stage, film actress, singer

Frances Day (real name Frances Victoria Schenck, December 16, 1908 – April 29, 1984)[1] was an American actress and singer who achieved great popularity in the UK in the 1930s.

Day's career began as a nightclub cabaret singer in New York City and London. She toured the provinces in 1930 and made her London stage debut at the Hippodrome in 1932. In the 1950s she was a regular panellist on What's My Line?, the British version of the popular TV series.[2]

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  1. ^ AllMusic
  2. ^ Thornton, Michael (28 March 2008). "The siren who disappeared: Uncovering the mystery of Britain's first sex symbol". Mail Online. Associated Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 

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