User comments for Frances (Famous Bearer Only)

The name Frances is also the name of a big movie director in Spain. His name is Frances DeMendez.
tommybabe  10/29/2005
Author Frances Hodgson Burnett, who wrote Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Secret Garden, and A Little Princess, is a famous bearer of this name. She had a son named Vivian (who was the inspiration for Cedric, the title character in Little Lord Fauntleroy).
WeloveyouJesseLacey  11/23/2005
Frances Bean - daughter of Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love - is named after Frances McKee from The Vaselines.
Frances Farmer was an American film actress.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2005
Actress Frances McDormand is a famous bearer.
― Anonymous User  12/21/2005
Frances Gumm was Judy Garland's real name.
lindamaree  3/9/2006
Famous bearer is the English actress Frances O'Connor (Mansfield Park, Timeline).
Keira_111  3/31/2006
This is the middle name of the late Princess Diana of Wales.
Jeana Bradbury  4/9/2006
"Baby" from 'Dirty Dancing's real name was Frances. I don't really like it so much on its own but I like "Mary Frances".
― Anonymous User  2/23/2007
Frances is the name of the protagonist in Betty Smith's 1943 novel "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," though she is called Francie throughout the book.
NinaCorleone  3/24/2007
I do believe that the famous George Gershwin had a younger sister named Frances. Although I'm not quite sure she's a "famous bearer" lol!
Jesus_Freak  4/27/2008
On June 15, 1905, Triplet sisters Annis, Sarah and Frances Waggoner are born in the United States. The three sisters each celebrate their 93rd birthdays in 1998 to earn the honors of oldest living triplets in the U.S. Sarah passes away on January 24, 1999 at 93 years, 223 days.
Patricia Underwood  5/28/2008
Frances Glass, nickname 'Franny', is a member of the famous Glass family created by writer J. D. Salinger. She's mentioned in several short stories and most notably in 'Franny and Zooey.'
vomiting  2/19/2009
Polish cellist Frances Grace Borowska (born 5th July, 1992, Baltimore, Maryland, USA). She is the youngest of three children born to cellist Cecylia Barczyk and political-scientist Charles K. H. Borowsky, Ph.D.
MaggieSimpson  3/14/2009
In Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" Frances is the name of Hindley's (Cathy's brother) wife. She is a silly and physically weak character, but high spirited and loving towards her husband. She later dies shortly after giving birth.
JoReia  6/18/2009
Gidget's real name from the Gidget movies. Her other nickname was Francy.
Liesl  5/19/2011
Frances Ruffelle won a Tony Award for originating the role of Éponine in the English version Les Misérables.
faelivrin  10/8/2011
Frances Ethel Gumm was the real birth name of the famous America actress, Judy Garland.
― Anonymous User  12/12/2011
Frances Fisher (born 1952) is an English-born American actress. She played Rose's stuck-up mother in James Cameron's Titanic.
Buneary  1/7/2013
The actress Amanda Peet has a daughter named Frances, born in 2007. Frances has a younger sister named Molly, born in 2010.
― Anonymous User  6/15/2013
Frances Rose McIver is a New Zealand actress. Her mainstream feature film debut came in 2009's The Lovely Bones; other works include the films Predicament, and Blinder; as well as guest appearances in New Zealand-based shows Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and Legend of the Seeker. McIver was a series regular on Power Rangers RPM, and she has recurring roles in both Showtime's Masters of Sex and on ABC's Once Upon a Time.
cutenose  2/28/2017
Frances Bean Cobain is an American visual artist and model, and the only child of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love. Frances Cobain was born on August 18, 1992 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She was named after Frances McKee, the guitarist for the Scottish indie pop duo The Vaselines. Her middle name, Bean, was chosen because Kurt Cobain thought she looked like a kidney bean on the ultrasound.
cutenose  6/10/2017
"The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax" is a Sherlock Holmes story by Arthur Conan Doyle.
ThatOneAuthorGirl  8/22/2017

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