Frances Fuller

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Frances Fuller
Born (1907-03-16)March 16, 1907
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Died December 18, 1980(1980-12-18) (aged 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1933—1971
Spouse(s) Worthington Miner (1900-1980)

Frances Fuller (March 16, 1907 in Charleston, South Carolina – December 18, 1980 in New York City) was an American actress. She is the grandmother of the actress Rachel Miner and the niece of the Supreme Court Justice and Secretary of State James Francis Byrnes (former Governor of South Carolina).

Fuller graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1928, and was a director there from 1954 to 1964. She was married to the producer Worthington Miner and appeared in many productions on Broadway during the 1930s. She is credited with having developed the talent of such future stars as Anne Bancroft, Grace Kelly and Don Murray.


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