Anne Francis (born: September 16, 1930, Ossining, NY, USA - January 2, 2011, Santa Barbara, CA, USA) was an American actress. She is known for her role in the science fiction film classic Forbidden Planet (1956) and for having starred in the television series Honey West (1965–1966) which was the first TV series with a female detective character's name in the title. She won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in the series.
Anne Francis is Honey West - I didn't discover this series until about 10 years ago, 'tho I had heard of it and the books it was based on. It was great and too bad it only lasted 30 episodes - Anne Francis won a Golden Globe and an Emmy nomination for Best Actress for her performance.