Felicia Farr

Felicia Farr
Felicia Farr

Felicia Farr. (Wikipedia)

Born Olive Dines, Felicia Farr appeared in several modeling photo shoots and advertisements during the 1950s and 1960s. Her earlist screen appearances date from the mid-fifties and included the Westerns Jubal (1956) and 3:10 to Yuma (1957), both starring Glenn Ford and The Last Wagon (1956) starring Richard Widmark.  

 Lee Farr was her first husband, a marriage which produced a daughter, Denise Farr Gordon, who became the wife of actor Don Gordon. Farr’s second husband was the film star Jack Lemmon; they married in 1962, while Lemmon was filming the comedy Irma La Douce in Paris, and remained married until his death in 2001.

Farr’s later films include the bawdy Billy Wilder farce Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) with Dean Martin and Ray Walston as her husband, a role originally intended for Lemmon; Walter Matthau‘s daughter-in-law in Kotch (1971, Lemmon’s only film as director); the Don Siegel bank-heist caper Charley Varrick (1973) with Matthau; plus more than thirty television series appearances on The Alfred Hitchcock HourBonanzaBen CaseyBurke’s Law and many others.

During her marriage to Jack Lemmon, Farr gave birth to a daughter, Courtney, in 1966. She is also the stepmother of Lemmon’s son, actor and author Chris Lemmon.

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