From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913 – August 1, 1970) was an American actress of stage and screen. She is perhaps better known for sensationalized and fictional accounts of her life, and especially her involuntary commitment to a mental hospital. Farmer was the subject of three films, three books, and numerous songs and magazine articles.
Description above from the Wikipedia article Frances Farmer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.