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Is Frances Yarborough still Alive? Bio | Death and Husband

Is Frances Yarborough still Alive? Bio | Death and Husband

Facts of Frances Yarborough

Full Name: Frances Yarborough
Death Date: October 13, 2013
Gender: Female
Profession: Actress, Executive Secretary
Country: United States
Horoscope: N/A
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)
MarriedDon Knotts
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceOconee County, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
FatherCecil Yarborough
MotherEmmie Tippet Yarborough
SiblingsJean Yarborough
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Frances Yarborough was an American Executive Secretary as well as an actress. She received stardom after marrying an American actor and comedian, Don Knotts. Don was popular for his role as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which he earned five Emmy Awards.  

Early Life of Frances Yarborough

Frances Yarborough was born in the year 1927, in Oconee County, Georgia, in the United States of America. She was born to parents Cecil Yarborough (father) and Emmie Tippet Yarborough (mother).

She spent her childhood with her sister, Jean Yarborough, and both of them was raised as a member of the First Baptist Church of Walhalla. Frances held an American nationality and belonged to the white ethnicity. She followed Christianity as a religion. She completed her schooling in her hometown, Georgia.

Frances Yarborough’s Marriage with Don Knotts

Frances was married to an American actor and comedian, Don Knotts. They shared their wedding vows in the year 2002 in front of their close friends and family. Frances was his third wife.

Frances Yarborough with her husband, Don Knotts
Caption: Frances Yarborough with her husband, Don Knotts (Photo: Pinterest)

They were together until Don died on 24th February 2006 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center due to lung cancer. After her husband’s death, Frances stayed single until her own death in the year 2013.

Don Knotts’s movie The Electric Chair

The Electric Chair is an American movie that follows the story of the murder of an innocent, happy couple which later leads to a courtroom trial that would sentence the killer to death.

The movie stars were Katherine Cortez, Larry Parks, Nita Patterson, and so on. Further, the movie was written by J.G. Patterson Jr. (as Pat Patterson), and Don Cummins (extra dialogue) while was directed by J.G.

Frances Yarborough’s Husband

Frances Yarborough’s husband, Don Knotts was an American actor and comedian who is well-known for his role as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show. Don earned five Emmy Awards for his appearance in the show. He was even famous for another show, Three’s Company as Ralph Furley. He played for the show from 1979 to 1984.

Frances Yarborough's late husband, Don Knotts
Caption: Frances Yarborough’s late husband, Don Knotts (Photo: IMDb)

Besides, he has appeared in other comedic movies, including playing Luther Heggs in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966), Henry Limpet in The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), Show Clerk in Move Over, Darling (1963), Roy Fleming in The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), Sniffer in Air Buddies (2006)m and many more. In the year 1979, TV Guide ranked him #27 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list.

Frances Yarborough’s Millionaire Husband

Frances was an American Executive Secretary. According to the source, an average salary of an American Executive Secretary is around $46,594.  On the other hand, her husband, Don Knotts had an estimated net worth of around $20 million at the time of his death.

Frances Yarborough's late husband, Don Knotts posing on his set
Caption: Frances Yarborough’s late husband, Don Knotts posing on his set (Photo: IMDb)

He earned this amount through his career as an actor and comedian. After his death in the year 2006, Frances inherited most of his properties.

House of Frances Yarborough

Frances and Don owned a lavish house in Glendale. According to some sources, the price of the house was around $1.295 million, in the year 2013.

Death of Frances Yarborough

No, Frances is not alive as she passed away on 28th October 2013. At that time, she was 86 years and the cause of her death was natural.

Professional Career Frances Yarborough

  • Frances Yarborough made her only appearance in The Electric Chair in the year 1976.
  • She appeared as a jury member in the movie.
  • She starred alongside Katherine Cortez and Larry Parks.
Frances Yarborough, late American actress
Caption: Frances Yarborough, late American actress (Photo: Celebrity)
  • Apart from her acting career, she was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Walhalla.
  • Further, she was an administrative secretary.

FAQ of Frances Yarborough

How Tall was Frances Yarborough?

Frances stood at the height of 5 feet 3 inches and her weight was 60 kg. She had an attractive pair of brown eyes and beautiful blonde hair.

How much was Frances Yarborough’s net worth?

Frances’s net worth was estimated to be $20 million at the time of her death.

Is Frances Yarborough still Alive?

No, Frances is not alive as she passed away on 28th October 2013.