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Also Known As: Mary Frances Gifford, Mary Frances Gifford Died: January 22, 1994
Born: December 7, 1920 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, USA Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Sky Commando (1953) Jo McWethy
2.
 Riding High (1950) Margaret Higgins
3.
 Luxury Liner (1948) Laura Dene
4.
 The Arnelo Affair (1947) Anne Parkson
5.
 Little Mister Jim (1947) Jean Tukker
6.
 Thrill of a Romance (1945) Maude Bancroft
7.
 She Went to the Races (1945) Dr. Ann Wotters
8.
 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945) Viola Johnson
9.
 Marriage Is a Private Affair (1944) Sissy Mortimer
10.
 Cry 'Havoc' (1944) Helen [Domeret]
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James Dunn.

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jesseII ( 2010-12-03 )

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Jungle Queen, Gifford had her first starring role in the film serial Jungle Girl in 1941, in 1943 she costared with Johnny Weissmuler in Tarzan Triumphs as a jungle princess, who's kingdom is taken over by nazis. Gifford's natural good looks, athletic skills made her perfect for these roles, however in 1948 she was badly injured in a tragic auto accident. She recovered, but the injuries limted her work, in the early 1950's she left film work, her last film was Sky Commando, she was the sister of football great Frank Gifford, she passed away in 1994, but I will always remember her as the beautiful jungle queen.

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