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Frances Drake

Frances Drake was an American actress from the 1930s who is best known for playing Eponine in Les Misérables. Born in New York City, she was educated in Canada and Britain, and was appearing as a nightclub dancer in London when she made her first film appearances under her birth name of Frances Dean, including Meet My Sister and The Jewel. Returning to America in 1934, her screen appearances included Bolero, The Trumpet Blows, Ladies Should Listen, Forsaking All Others, Mad Love, The Invisible Ray, And Sudden Death, Midnight Taxi, Love Under Fire, There's Always a Woman, It's a Wonderful World, I Take This Woman and The Affairs of Martha. She married a titled Englishman in 1939, and retired from the screen shortly afterwards.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Frances Drake Facts

Birth NameFrances Dean
BirthdayOctober 22, 1912
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Date of deathJanuary 18, 2000 (age 87)
Height5' 2½" (1m59)  How tall is Frances Drake compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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