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Fran Warren dies, at the age 87

Fran Warren dies, Warren the singer and actress whose 1947 recording of "A Sunday Kind of Love" is remembered as a classic of the Big Band era, has passed away at the age of 87. Warren was an all-rounder -- a nightclub performer, recording artist and actor whose career spanned more than 50 years. In this file photo, actor-comedian Milton Berle, left, master of ceremonies Ed Sullivan, singer Fran Warren, Everett Sloane and Mel Allen pose with their Michael awards at the First Annual Awards and Dinner of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for Television and Radio in New York City. Early in her career, she signed as a solo artist with RCA Victor and scored chart hits with the Tony Martin duet “I Said My Pajamas (and Put On My Prayers)” and “Dearie” with Lisa Kirk. She then moved to MGM Records, charting with “It's Anybody's Heart.” Born Frances Wolfe in the Bronx, NY on March 4, 1926, she began singing while still in her teens, per