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Frances Farmer (1913–1970)

Author of Will There Really Be a Morning?

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Frances Farmer had a brief meteoric career as an actor in the theater and in movies. However, she's also known for the sensationalized and somewhat fictionalized accounts of her life portrayed in movies and books -- especially her temperamental side, alcohol use, and involuntary commitment to a mental hospital.
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