Anne Francis, Robby the Robot's pal, dies at 80.

Anne Francis, the Hollywood siren whose leading men included James Cagney, George Raft, Glenn Ford and, most famously, Robby the Robot in the 1956 sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet, died yesterday, January 2nd. She was 80. Here’s a publicity shot from the film. (Leslie Nielsen, who died in late November, was also Francis’ co-star in Forbidden Planet.)