Frances Fuller (born 16 March 1907 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA – 18 December 1980 in New York City, New York, USA) was an American actress. She is the grandmother of fellow actress Rachel Miner and the niece of Supreme Court Justice and Secretary of State James Francis Byrnes (former Governor of South Carolina). Frances graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1928, and was the director of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts from 1954 to 1964. She was married to producer Worthington Miner and appeared in many productions on Broadway during the 30s. She is credited with having developed the talent of such future stars Anne Bancroft, Grace Kelly and Don Murray.