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Kay Francis

Actress | * 01/13/1905 († 63, 08/26/1968) | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Katherine Edwina "Kay" Francis (née Gibbs, January 13, 1905 – August 26, 1968) was an American stage and film actress. After a brief period on Broadway in the late 1920s, she moved to film and achieved her greatest success between 1930 and 1936, when she was the number one female star at the Warner Brothers studio and the highest-paid American film actress. Some of her film-related material and personal papers are available to scholars and researchers in the Wesleyan University Cinema Archives. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Kay Francis as Actress(79)

as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as herself1947 Blow-Ups of 1947
as Carole Raymond1946 Wife Wanted
as Diane Carter1945 Divorce
as Sheila Seymour1945 Allotment Wives
as Kay Francis1944 Four Jills in a Jeep
as herself1943 Show-Business at War
as Christine Bishop1942 Between Us Girls
as Marjorie Scott1942 Always in My Heart
as Nellie Woods1941 The Feminine Touch
as Adrienne Scott1941 The Man Who Lost Himself
as Grace Herbert1941 Play Girl
as Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez1941 Charley's Aunt
as Jo1940 Little Men
as Julie King1940 When the Daltons Rode
as Georgia Drake1940 It's a Date
as Janet Steele1939 Women in the Wind
as Dr. Carole Nelson1939 King of the Underworld
as Maida Walker1939 In Name Only
as Mary Colbrook1938 My Bill
as herself1938 Breakdowns of 1938
as Fay Carter1938 Secrets of an Actress
as Eve Appleton1938 Comet Over Broadway
as Claire Landin1938 Women Are Like That
as Lucy Chase Wayne1937 First Lady
as Vera Kowalska1937 Confession
as Julia Ashton Wister1937 Another Dawn
as Nicole Picot1937 Stolen Holiday
as herself1937 Breakdowns of 1937
as herself1936 Breakdowns of 1936
as Belinda Warren1936 Give Me Your Heart
as Florence 'Flo' Nightingale1936 The White Angel
as Georgiana Summers1935 The Goose and the Gander
as Lynn Palmer1935 Stranded
as Stella Parish1935 I Found Stella Parish
as Amy Prentiss1935 Living on Velvet
as Herself (uncredited)1935 Movies on Sundays
as Liane Renaud1934 Wonder Bar
as Dr. Monica Braden1934 Dr. Monica
as Tanya Borodoff aka Spot White / Marjorie Lang1934 Mandalay
as Elena Moura1934 British Agent
as Laura McDonald1933 I Loved a Woman
as Anne Vallee Brooks1933 The Keyhole
as Irina Radovic1933 Storm at Daybreak
as Peggy Martin Van Tyle / Peggy Stone1933 The House on 56th Street
as Mary Stevens1933 Mary Stevens, M.D.
as Baroness Teri1932 Jewel Robbery
as Clemency Warlock1932 Cynara
as Natalie 'Nat' Upton1932 Street of Women
as Diana Merrow1932 Strangers in Love
as Lois Ames1932 Man Wanted
as Joan Ames1932 One Way Passage
as Mariette Colet1932 Trouble in Paradise
as Marjorie West1931 Guilty Hands
as Tina1931 The False Madonna
as Elsie Maury1931 Transgression
as Norma Page1931 Ladies' Man
as Edith Flint1931 Scandal Sheet
as Fanny Towner1931 24 Hours
as Wanda Howard1931 Girls About Town
as Alice Morrison1931 The Vice Squad
as Marya Ivanova Sablin1930 The Virtuous Sin
as Alexandra Stroganov1930 The Virtuous Sin
as Kitty Parker1930 Behind the Make-Up
as Carmen1930 Paramount on Parade
as Irene Manners1930 For the Defense
as Dulce Morado1930 Passion Flower
as Gwen1930 Raffles
as Countess Olga Balakireff1930 A Notorious Affair
as Constance Cook1930 Let's Go Native
as Alma Marsden1930 Street of Chance
as Penelope1929 The Cocoanuts
as Myra May1929 Gentlemen Of The Press
as Zelda Paxton1929 Illusion
as Zara Flynn1929 Dangerous Curves
as Lady Wrench1929 The Marriage Playground

TV Shows/Series with Kay Francis as Actress(2)

Additional Information

Full Name: Kay Francis
Born: 01/13/1905 in Oklahoma City
Died: 08/26/1968 in New York City (aged: 63)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Kenneth MacKenna
Other names for Kay Francis (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Katherine Edwina Gibbs"
"Katherine Francis"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:13223, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019