Frances Robinson (actress)

Frances Robinson (April 26, 1916 – August 16, 1971) was an American actress.

Early life

Robinson was born Marion Frances Ladd[1] in Fort Wadsworth, New York, on April 26, 1916.

At age 5, Robinson portrayed Little Henrietta in the silent film Orphans of the Storm (1921).[1]


Her acting roles included Marcia in the 1941 version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.[2]

Personal life

Robinson was married to Sonny Chalif,[3] a nephew of actress Mary Pickford; and they had a son, Louis.


Robinson died in Los Angeles, California, on August 16, 1971.

Partial filmography


  1. "A Screen Test One Day -- Important Role the Next". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. New York, Brooklyn. July 19, 1937. p. 4. Retrieved March 30, 2017 via
  2. Gregory William Mank. Hollywood Cauldron: Thirteen Horror Films from the Genre's Golden Age. McFarland. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-7864-6255-1. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  3. Gwynn, Edith (April 2, 1952). "Hollywood". Pottstown Mercury. Pennsylvania, Pottstown. p. 4. Retrieved March 31, 2017 via

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