Frances Drake

Born Oct 22, 1912

Frances Drake was an American actress, is best known for playing Eponine in Les Misérables (1935).

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1912 Birth Born on October 22, 1912.


1929 16 Years Old She was there when the stock market crashed in 1929.


1933 20 Years Old Needing to make money for the first time in her life, Drake became a dancer and stage actress and found that film paid even better. In 1933, she explained: "I met an actor in London -- Gordon Wallace, who was in Eva Le Gallienne's repoertory company for a while -- and he asked me to form a dance team with him. … Read More
1934 21 Years Old 1 More Event
She returned to the United States in 1934, Offered a contract by Paramount, which changed her name to Frances Drake (after the studio initially wanted her new name to be Marianne Morel) to avoid confusion with the then-popular star Frances Dee.
1939 26 Years Old On February 12, 1939, Drake married Hon. … Read More


2000 87 Years Old Died on January 18, 2000.
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