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Frances McDormand

American film, stage and television actress Frances Louise McDormand began her career on stage and made her screen debut in the 1984 film Blood Simple having since appeared in several theatrical and television roles. McDormand has been recognized for her performances in Mississippi Burning, Almost Famous, and North Country and was nominated for four Golden Globes, four Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and an Emmy award. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1996 for her role as Marge Gunderson in Fargo.  She also won Best Supporting Actress from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Florida Film Critics Circle, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for her performance in Wonder Boys (2000). McDormand returned to the stage in the David Lindsay-Abaire play Good People on Broadway from February 8, 2011 to April 24, 2011. McDormand has been married to director Joel Coen since 1984, they reside in New York City along with their adopted son Pedro. 


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Born:
Jun 23, 1957 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
61
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Isle of Dogs 2018-03-30
Known For
Poster of Burn After Reading
Poster of Short Cuts
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of The Twilight Zone
Filmography

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Comedy Animation
Movie
as (voice)
0.0 1 votes

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Comedy Crime Drama
Movie
as Mildred Hayes
8.3 244 votes

The Wife (2017)

Drama
Movie

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

Comedy Drama Mystery
Movie
as C. C. Calhoun
5.8 1543 votes

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Adventure Animation Family
Movie
as Momma (voice)
6.6 1990 votes

She's The Best Thing in It (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
1.0 1 votes

Olive Kitteridge (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Olive Kitteridge
7.7 77 votes

Olive Kitteridge (2014)

Drama
Series
as Olive Kitteridge
8.0 11 votes

Promised Land (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Sue Thomason
6.0 280 votes

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Animation Family
Movie
as Captain Chantel DuBois (voice)
6.4 2093 votes

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Bishop
7.6 1938 votes

Hidden in America (2012)

Series
as Unknown

This Must Be the Place (2011)

Drama
Movie
as Jane
6.8 318 votes

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
Movie
as National Intelligence Director
6.0 3621 votes

The Botany of Desire (2009)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator
6.3 4 votes

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Guinevere Pettigrew
6.9 116 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Linda Litzke
6.5 1424 votes

Friends with Money (2006)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Jane
5.1 161 votes

Æon Flux (2005)

Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Handler
5.4 776 votes

North Country (2005)

Drama
Movie
as Glory
6.8 147 votes

Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Zoe
6.4 487 votes

Minnesota Nice (2003)

Movie
as Herself
6.0 1 votes

City By The Sea (2002)

Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Michelle
5.7 105 votes

Laurel Canyon (2002)

Drama
Movie
as Jane
5.7 65 votes

Upheaval (2002)

Movie
as Anne
6 1 votes

Short Fuse (2002)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Anne

State of Grace (2001)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Doris Crane
7.4 429 votes

Almost Famous (2000)

Drama Music
Movie
as Elaine Miller
7.4 930 votes

Wonder Boys (2000)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Dean Sara Gaskell
6.9 193 votes

Johnny Skidmarks (1998)

Thriller Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Alice
6.3 3 votes

Talk of Angels (1998)

Drama Romance War
Movie
as Conlon
6.8 4 votes

Madeline (1998)

Comedy Drama Family
Movie
as Miss Clavel
4.9 32 votes

Paradise Road (1997)

War Drama History
Movie
as Dr. Verstak
6.2 25 votes

Hidden in America (1996)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Gus
8.5 2 votes

Lone Star (1996)

Drama Mystery Romance
Movie
as Bunny
7.0 93 votes

Fargo (1996)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Marge Gunderson
7.8 2403 votes

Primal Fear (1996)

Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Dr. Molly Arrington
7.5 746 votes

Palookaville (1995)

Comedy
Movie
as June
5.4 7 votes

Beyond Rangoon (1995)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Andy Bowman
6.6 25 votes

The Good Old Boys (1995)

Western Adventure
Movie
as Eve Calloway
5.4 5 votes

Short Cuts (1993)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Betty Weathers
6.9 163 votes

Crazy in Love (1992)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Clare
6.0 1 votes

Passed Away (1992)

Comedy
Movie
as Nora Scanlan
5.5 2 votes

The Butcher's Wife (1991)

Fantasy Comedy Science Fiction Romance
Movie
as Grace
5.6 35 votes

Darkman (1990)

Action Science Fiction Crime
Movie
as Julie Hastings
6.3 353 votes

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Drama Thriller Crime
Movie
as Mayor's secretary (uncredited)
7.5 493 votes

Hidden Agenda (1990)

Mystery Drama Thriller
Movie
as Ingrid Jessner
6.6 29 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 1280 votes

Chattahoochee (1989)

Drama
Movie
as Mae Foley
5.9 11 votes

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Thriller Crime Drama
Movie
as Mrs. Pell
7.4 391 votes

Leg Work (1987)

Drama
Series

Raising Arizona (1987)

Comedy Crime
Movie
as Dot
7.1 631 votes

Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (1986)

Movie
as Brigette
4.8 1 votes

The Twilight Zone (1985)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.4 53 votes

Crimewave (1985)

Thriller Comedy Crime
Movie
as Nun
5.3 32 votes

Scandal Sheet (1985)

Drama
Movie

Hunter (1984)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.0 13 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Abby
7.3 272 votes

Hill Street Blues (1981)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.4 35 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
5.7 14 votes
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