Frances Bavier Early Photos Taken in the '30s . . . long before her wonderful role of Mayberry's Aunt Bea in the Andy Griffith show

Frances Bavier Early Photos Taken in the '30s . . . long before her wonderful role of Mayberry's Aunt Bea in the Andy Griffith show

This lovely woman is best known for her role as Aunt Bee in the Andy Griffith TV series. Her name was Francis Bavier. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0062592/

This lovely woman is best known for her role as Aunt Bee in the Andy Griffith TV series. Her name was Francis Bavier. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0062592/

andy griffin | Former UNC President Bill Friday says The Andy Griffith Show and ...

andy griffin | Former UNC President Bill Friday says The Andy Griffith Show and ...

"Aunt Bea" from "The Andy Griffith Show" - a lovely actress and woman. Francis Bauvier.

"Aunt Bea" from "The Andy Griffith Show" - a lovely actress and woman. Francis Bauvier.

Frances Bavier (1902-1989) born Frances Elizabeth Bavier in New York City. Quite a beauty when young, worked in vaudeville, stage, film & TV. Known best for role "Aunt Bea" on "The Andy Griffith Show"

Was "Aunt Bee" a Pinup Girl in Her Youth?

Frances Bavier (1902-1989) born Frances Elizabeth Bavier in New York City. Quite a beauty when young, worked in vaudeville, stage, film & TV. Known best for role "Aunt Bea" on "The Andy Griffith Show"

Andy Griffith once did an interview with Ralph Emery, and the subject of Frances came up. He said that both he and Ron Howard tried visiting her in Siler City. Unannounced. She flipped. Later, a mutual friend of theirs called Andy, and said that Frances wanted to talk to him. Andy called her, and she told him that she was sorry they never got along better. She told him that she had suffered two heart attacks and cancer. Andy said in the interview that it wasn’t that they didn’t get along....

Andy Griffith once did an interview with Ralph Emery, and the subject of Frances came up. He said that both he and Ron Howard tried visiting her in Siler City. Unannounced. She flipped. Later, a mutual friend of theirs called Andy, and said that Frances wanted to talk to him. Andy called her, and she told him that she was sorry they never got along better. She told him that she had suffered two heart attacks and cancer. Andy said in the interview that it wasn’t that they didn’t get along....

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