She was born in Los Angeles, where her Army officer father was stationed, and grew up in Chicago. In 1929, her father was transferred back to L.A., and (as a lark) she began working in movies as an extra. She met actor Joel McCrea on the set of the 1933 film The Silver Cord. They married on October 20, 1933 after a whirlwind courtship. McCrea died on their 57th wedding anniversary. They had 3 sons, including actor Jody McCrea.
She died in Norwalk, Connecticut due to complications from a stroke.
Frances Dee Facts
|Birth Name||Frances Marion Dee|
|Birthday||November 26, 1909|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Date of death||March 6, 2004 (age 94)|
|Height||5' 4½" (1m64) How tall is Frances Dee compared to you?|