The movie actress Frances Farmer died at the age of 56. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
She played Doris Halliday in Rhythm on the Range alongside Bing Crosby. Her plays include Helen of Troy and Everyman.
She was married several times, and her last marriage was to Leland Mikesell in 1958.
“The more people pointed at me in scorn the more stubborn I got and when they began calling me the Bad Girl of West Seattle High, I tried to live up to it.” (Frances Farmer)
“There comes a point when a dream becomes reality and reality becomes a dream.” (Frances Farmer)
“But I was sure of one thing. If God were a father, with children, that cleanliness I had been feeling wasn’t God.” (Frances Farmer)
“That satisfied me until I began to figure that if God loved all his children equally, why did he bother about my red hat and let other people lose their fathers and mothers for always?” (Frances Farmer)
“I didn’t think then, and I still don’t, that I was actually sick.” (Frances Farmer)