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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 movie The Wife
Latest Project:
Movie Isle of Dogs 2018-04-20
Known For
Poster of Burn After Reading
Poster of Short Cuts
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of The Twilight Zone
Filmography

The Wife (2018)

Drama
Movie

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Comedy Animation
Movie

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Mildred Hayes

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

Comedy Drama Mystery
Movie
as C. C. Calhoun
5.7 1077 votes

She's The Best Thing in It (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
1 1 votes

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Adventure Animation Family
Movie
as Momma (voice)
6.6 1375 votes

Olive Kitteridge (2014)

Drama
Series
as Olive Kitteridge
8 9 votes

Olive Kitteridge (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Olive Kitteridge
7.7 57 votes

Hidden in America (2012)

Series
as Unknown

Promised Land (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Sue Thomason
5.9 210 votes

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Animation Family
Movie
as Captain Chantel DuBois (voice)
6.4 1534 votes

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Bishop
7.6 1404 votes

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
Movie
as National Intelligence Director
6.1 2854 votes

This Must Be the Place (2011)

Drama
Movie
as Jane
6.5 198 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
6.8 83 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Linda Litzke
6.5 1050 votes

Friends with Money (2006)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Jane
5.1 102 votes

Æon Flux (2005)

Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Handler
5.4 596 votes

North Country (2005)

Drama
Movie
as Glory
6.8 108 votes

Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Zoe
6.3 356 votes

Minnesota Nice (2003)

Movie
as Herself
6 1 votes

Short Fuse (2002)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Anne

Upheaval (2002)

Movie
as Anne
6 1 votes

City By The Sea (2002)

Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Michelle
5.7 81 votes

Laurel Canyon (2002)

Drama
Movie
as Jane
5.6 48 votes

State of Grace (2001)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Doris Crane
7.3 291 votes

Almost Famous (2000)

Drama Music
Movie
as Elaine Miller
7.4 685 votes

Wonder Boys (2000)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Dean Sara Gaskell
6.8 136 votes

Johnny Skidmarks (1998)

Thriller Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Alice

Madeline (1998)

Comedy Drama Family
Movie
as Miss Clavel
4.9 32 votes

Talk of Angels (1998)

Drama Romance War
Movie
as Conlon
6.8 4 votes

Paradise Road (1997)

War Drama History
Movie
as Dr. Verstak
5.9 17 votes

Primal Fear (1996)

Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Dr. Molly Arrington
7.4 516 votes

Fargo (1996)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Marge Gunderson
7.7 1664 votes

Hidden in America (1996)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Gus
7 1 votes

Lone Star (1996)

Drama Mystery Romance
Movie
as Bunny
7 67 votes

The Good Old Boys (1995)

Western Adventure
Movie
as Eve Calloway

Beyond Rangoon (1995)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Andy Bowman
6 18 votes

Palookaville (1995)

Comedy
Movie
as June
5.7 6 votes

Short Cuts (1993)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Betty Weathers
6.8 113 votes

Passed Away (1992)

Comedy
Movie
as Nora Scanlan

Crazy in Love (1992)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Clare
6 1 votes

The Butcher's Wife (1991)

Fantasy Comedy Science Fiction Romance
Movie
as Grace
5.4 31 votes

Darkman (1990)

Action Science Fiction Crime
Movie
as Julie Hastings
6.2 262 votes

Hidden Agenda (1990)

Mystery Drama Thriller
Movie
as Ingrid Jessner
6.6 20 votes

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Drama Thriller Crime
Movie
as Mayor's secretary (uncredited)
7.5 370 votes

Chattahoochee (1989)

Drama
Movie
as Mae Foley
6.1 10 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 844 votes

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Thriller Crime Drama
Movie
as Mrs. Pell
7.3 278 votes

Leg Work (1987)

Drama
Series

Raising Arizona (1987)

Comedy Crime
Movie
as Dot
7.2 464 votes

Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (1986)

Movie
as Brigette
4.8 1 votes

Scandal Sheet (1985)

Drama
Movie

The Twilight Zone (1985)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.3 39 votes

Crimewave (1985)

Comedy Crime
Movie
as Nun
5.3 24 votes

Hunter (1984)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.1 10 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Abby
7.3 260 votes

Hill Street Blues (1981)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.6 30 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.7 10 votes