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Frances Ann Jeffries (Makris)

Also Known As: "Fran"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, United States
Death: December 15, 2016 (79)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Steven G. Makris, Sr. and Esther Ann Makris
Ex-wife of Steven Schaeffer; Richard Quine and Dick Haymes
Mother of <private> Roven (Haymes)
Sister of Thomas Stephen Makris; <private> Makris and <private> Makris

Occupation: singer/actress/model
Managed by: Rory Flynn
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About Fran Jeffries

She was a singer/actress/model in the 1960s and early-1970s. She had a cameo in the 1963 film The Pink Panther, in which she sang a song called Meglio Stasera (It Had Better Be Tonight) while sashaying around a fireplace. She also sang a number in the first sequel, A Shot in the Dark. Her figure was highlighted, albeit briefly, in a minor role in Sex and the Single Girl. She was featured in Playboy magazine a few years later, in 1971 at the age of 35, in a pictorial entitled "Frantastic!". Ten years later she posed a second time for Playboy at the age of 45. This second pictorial was titled "Still Frantastic!"


   * The Buccaneer (1958) as Cariba - Mawbee Girl
   * The Pink Panther (1963) as Greek 'cousin'
   * Sex and the Single Girl (1964) as Gretchen
   * Harum Scarum (1965) as Aishah
   * A Talent for Loving (1969)
   * Police Woman (1 episode, 1976) as Tracy

Personal life

   * Steven Schaeffer, musician, (March 16, 1971 - September 1973) (divorced)
   * Richard Quine, actor, producer, director (1965 - June 10, 1969) (divorced) who died June 10, 1989
   * Dick Haymes, actor, singer, (1958 - January 1965) (divorced) who died March 28, 1980

Has 1 daughter, Stephanie Haymes (Taupin) Roven.


"Sex and the Single Girl" was released on MGM in 1964 as a single and an LP. In 1966, Fran Jeffries recorded an album for Monument Records, This Is Fran Jeffries; a collection of standards and popular songs, including a rendition of Lennon-McCartney's "Yesterday". Produced by Fred Foster with arrangements by Dick Grove and Bill Justis. Other recordings include an LP on Warwick (Can Really Hang You Up The Most). In 2000, Jeffries released a recording All The Love, again a collection of standards.



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Fran Jeffries's Timeline

May 18, 1937
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, United States
December 15, 2016
Age 79
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States