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Forbidden Planet Actress Anne Francis Dies

Another sad death today: Actress Anne Francis, best known for playing Altaira in the 1956 sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet, has passed away. Francis also worked extensively in television, where she toplined the series Honey West and starred in the creepy mannequin episode of The Twilight Zone, which you may have caught during its recent New Year's Day marathon. She was 80 years old. [HR]

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