BirthdayJune 23, 1957
BirthplaceChicago, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Frances McDormand

    Full name: Frances McDormand
    Also known as: Frances McDormand, McDormand, Frances
    Education: Yale University
    Professions: Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
    Work: Awards for Frances McDormand
    Occupation: Actress/Singer

  2. Frances McDormand Measurements

    Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

  3. Frances McDormand Known for

    Fargo (1996), Mississippi Burning (1988), Almost Famous (2000), Burn After Reading (2008)

  4. Frances McDormand Biography

    Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She has won an Academy Award and a Tony Award. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of the Coen brothers' films, including Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), Fargo (1996), which won her the Academy Award for Best Actress, The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Burn After Reading (2008).McDormand is also a three-time nominee of the Academy Award For Best Supporting Actress for her performances in Mississippi Burning (1988), Almost Famous (2000) and North Country (2005). Her other films include Short Cuts (1993), Primal Fear (1996), Wonder Boys (2000) and Something's Gotta Give (2003). She has also been nominated for four Golden Globes, three BAFTA Awards, and an Emmy Award.She made her Broadway debut in 1984 in the play Awake and Sing. In 1988, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance as Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire. She returned to Broadway for the first time in twenty years in 2008 to star in the revival of The Country Girl and received a Drama Desk nomination. In 2011, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance as Margi Walsh in Good People.

  5. Frances McDormand Family

    Spouse: Coen brothers

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