Brown - Light
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Place of Death
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death
Heart Failure - Lipomatosis with Fibrosis
Claim to Fame
Has Detailed Data (New)
Drama, Northwestern University
Full Name at Birth
Mary Frances Luecke
Mary Frann (February 27, 1943 – September 23, 1998) was an American stage, film and television actress. She is best known for her role as Bob Newhart's wife, Joanna Loudon, on the CBS sitcom Newhart, which aired from 1982 to 1990.
Profile Bio Text
Mary Frann (born Mary Frances Luecke), is best remembered for playing the skeptical but loyal wife of Bob Newhart in Newhart (1982-1990). Between 1974 and 1979, Frann was a regular on the soap opera Days of Our Lives and also was a co-star on the short-lived nighttime soap King's Crossing (1982). Since the demise of Newhart, Frann appeared regularly in made-for-television movies, as a guest star in series, and in miniseries.
A native of St. Louis, MO, Frann started out as a child model and in high school appeared in local television commercials. After high school she studied drama at Northwestern University. She supported herself working as a weather person on a St. Louis NBC affiliate. Following graduation she was hired to host a Chicago morning television show. As an actress, Frann debuted on the ABC series My Friend Tony. When not acting, Frann was involved in various charitable organizations. The night before she passed away from undisclosed causes, she had been working on a volunteer committee with the Los Angeles Mission on a project to help homeless women.
Couple Profile Source
Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
Dating Profile AutoText
passed away on 23rd Sep 1998 aged 55. |||
Mary Frann passed away on 23rd Sep 1998 aged 55.
Mary Frann was previously married to Thomas Escott (1972).
Mary Frann is a 55 year old American Actress. Born Mary Frances Luecke on 27th February, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, she is famous for Newhart in a career that spans 1964–1998. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Mary Frann was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Cliff De Young in Dance 'Til Dawn (1988) and Bob Newhart in Newhart (1982).
Mary Frann is a member of the following lists:
Northwestern University School of Communication alumni,
Beauty pageant hosts and
Actresses from Beverly Hills, California.
Help us build our profile of Mary Frann! Login or register to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions.
Posted by Nicoel Carino 1 day ago
he is so nice. i love there narnia movies very much
Posted by claudette 1 day ago
Megyn would you please stop dressing like your going out to dinner and dres...
Posted by Jeanne Smith 3 days ago
I am 70 years of age and have followed Mother Teresa for many years. She li...
Posted by Carolyn Baylies 3 days ago
Roger Ewing changed a lot. The picture of him today doesn't look like him. ...