Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand  American Actress


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Frances McDormand and Joel Coen
Joel Coen and Frances McDormand have been married for 34 years since 1984. view relationship


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Frances McDormand is a 61 year old American Actress. Born Cynthia Ann Smith on 23rd June, 1957 in Chicago, IL, USA, she is famous for Marge Gunderson In Fargo (1996), Dean Sara Gaskell In Wonder Boys (2000).. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Frances McDormand has been in 3 on-screen matchups, including Liam Neeson in Darkman (1990), Sam McMurray in Raising Arizona (1987) and Sean Bean in North Country (2005).

Frances McDormand is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Chicago, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners and Actresses from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


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Married1 35 years, 9 months - -
Total1 35 years, 9 months - -


First Name Frances
Last Name McDormand
Full Name at Birth Cynthia Ann Smith
Alternative Name Fran, Frances Louise McDormand
Age 61 years
Birthday 23rd June, 1957
Birthplace Chicago, IL, USA
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Monessen High School, Monessen, Pennsylvania, United States (1975)
University B.A.,Theater, Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia, United States (1979), M.F.A.,Yale School Of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1982)
Occupation Text Actress, Producer, Voice Artist
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Marge Gunderson In Fargo (1996), Dean Sara Gaskell In Wonder Boys (2000).
Year(s) Active 1984–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) United Talent Agency (LA)
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Father Vernon W. McDormand (Adopted Father) (A Disciples Of Christ Pastor.)
Mother Noreen E. (Nickleson) (Adopted Mother) (A Registered Nurse And Receptionist.)

Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, with an Academy Award for Fargo (1996), a Tony Award for the Broadway play Good People (2011), and an Emmy Award for the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014).

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Frances McDormand61 CancerActress
Joel Coen63 SagittariusFilm Director


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PedroMaleJoel Coen


Isle of Dogs2018Interpreter Nelson (voice)Movie
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri2017MildredMovie
Hail, Caesar!2016C.C. CalhounMovie
The Good Dinosaur2015Momma (voice)Movie
Olive Kitteridge2014Olive KitteridgeTV Show
Moonrise Kingdom2012Mrs. BishopMovie
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted2012Captain Chantal Dubois (voice)Movie
Promised Land2012Sue ThomasonMovie
Transformers: Dark of the Moon2011MearingMovie
This Must Be the Place2011JaneMovie
Burn After Reading2008Linda LitzkeMovie
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day2008Miss PettigrewMovie
Friends with Money2006JaneMovie
Æon Flux2005HandlerMovie
North Country2005GloryMovie
Last Night2004Marit SuchShort Film
Something's Gotta Give2003ZoeMovie
City by the Sea2002MichelleMovie
Laurel Canyon2002JaneMovie
The Man Who Wasn't There2001Doris CraneMovie
State of Grace2001Adult Hannah RayburnTV Show
Upheaval2001AnneShort Film
Almost Famous2000Elaine MillerMovie
Wonder Boys2000Dean Sara GaskellMovie
Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big2000The Adult Fannie (voice)Short Film
Johnny Skidmarks1998AliceMovie
Madeline1998Miss ClavelMovie
Talk of Angels1998ConlonMovie
Big Bird Gets Lost1998Frances, HerselfShort Film
Paradise Road1997Dr. VerstakMovie
Fargo1996Marge GundersonMovie
Lone Star1996BunnyMovie
Plain Pleasures1996Movie
Primal Fear1996MollyMovie
Hidden in America1996GusTV Movie
Beyond Rangoon1995Andy BowmanMovie
The Good Old Boys1995Eve CallowayTV Movie
Bleeding Hearts1994Woman on TVMovie
Short Cuts1993Betty WeathersMovie
Passed Away1992Nora ScanlanMovie
Crazy in Love1992ClareTV Movie
Barton Fink1991Stage Actress (voice, uncredited)Movie
The Butcher's Wife1991GraceMovie
Darkman1990Julie HastingsMovie
Hidden Agenda1990Ingrid JessnerMovie
Miller's Crossing1990Mayor's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Chattahoochee1989Mae FoleyMovie
The Simpsons1989Melanie UpfootTV Show
Mississippi Burning1988Mrs. PellMovie
American Experience1988Victoria PriceTV Show
Raising Arizona1987DotMovie
Leg Work1987Willie PipalTV Show
Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo1986BrigetteTV Movie
Scandal Sheet1985TV Movie
Spenser: For Hire1985MaryTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Amanda Strickland (segment "Need to Know")TV Show
Blood Simple.1984AbbyMovie
Hunter1984Nina SloanTV Show
Hill Street Blues1981Connie ChapmanTV Show
Great Performances1971TV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

marcus28Jun 23, 2014

Frances McDormand's religion is Disciples Of Christ, but her religion is not listed inside of the religion section of this site: Who Dates Who.

marcus28Jun 23, 2014

Frances McDormand, you are a wonderful actress.

marcus28Dec 25, 2013

Amazing performance as Marge Gunderson in Fargo (1996).

mensahcarrelleAug 9, 2009


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