Frances Rafferty

Frances Rafferty

Born Jun 16, 1922

Frances Rafferty was an American actress, dancer, World War II pin-up girl and MGM contract star.

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1922 Birth Born on June 16, 1922.


1942 20 Years Old Signed by MGM Studios, Frances made her film debut in 1942.
1944 22 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared in minor and secondary roles, and although she had a part in the 1944 film Dragon Seed with Katharine Hepburn and Walter Huston, her significant parts were limited almost exclusively to "B" movies.
1948 26 Years Old 1 More Event
For instance, in 1948, she starred with Hugh Beaumont in the Film Noir movie, Money Madness, directed by Sam Newfield. … Read More


1954 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1954, she guest starred in two episodes of CBS's The Public Defender, starring Reed Hadley and based on cases of attorneys for the indigent.


1965 43 Years Old Rafferty also appeared in a number of different television programs throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and after retiring in 1965 made one final appearance in a 1977 episode of Karl Malden's ABC series, The Streets of San Francisco.


2004 82 Years Old Frances Rafferty died in 2004 in Paso Robles, California, just three months after the passing of her December Bride costar Dean Miller.
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