Frances McDormand

23 Jun 1957

Actor, Producer

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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Filmography (42 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Isle of Dogs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Role: Actor (as Interpreter Nelson (voice))
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mildred Hayes)
(movie, 2016)
···Hail, Caesar!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as C. C. Calhoun)
(movie, 2015)
···The Good Dinosaur
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Momma (voice))
(movie, 2014)
···Olive Kitteridge
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Olive Kitteridge)
(movie, 2014)
···Every Secret Thing
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Promised Land
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sue Thomason)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Captain Chantel DuBois (voice))
(movie, 2012)
···Moonrise Kingdom
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Bishop)
(movie, 2011)
···This Must Be the Place
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jane)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as National Intelligence Director)
(movie, 2008)
···Burn After Reading
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Linda Litzke)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Guinevere Pettigrew)
(movie, 2006)
···Friends With Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jane)
(movie, 2005)
···Æon Flux
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Handler)
(movie, 2005)
···North Country
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Glory)
(movie, 2003)
···Something's Gotta Give
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Zoe)
(movie, 2002)
···City By The Sea
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michelle)
(movie, 2002)
···Laurel Canyon
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jane)
(movie, 2001)
···The Man Who Wasn't There
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Doris Crane)
(series, 2001)
···State of Grace
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Narrator · Adult Hannah)
(movie, 2000)
···Almost Famous
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Elaine Miller)
(movie, 2000)
···Wonder Boys
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dean Sara Gaskell)
(movie, 1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Clavel)
(movie, 1998)
···Johnny Skidmarks
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alice)
(movie, 1998)
···Talk of Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Conlon)
(movie, 1997)
···Paradise Road
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Dr. Verstak)
(movie, 1996)
···Lone Star
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bunny)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marge Gunderson)
(movie, 1996)
···Primal Fear
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Molly Arrington)
(movie, 1995)
···Beyond Rangoon
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Andy Bowman)
(movie, 1995)
···The Good Old Boys
Genre: Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Eve Calloway)
(movie, 1993)
···Short Cuts
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Betty Weathers)
(movie, 1992)
···Crazy in Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Clare)
(movie, 1990)
···Miller's Crossing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mayor's secretary (uncredited))
(movie, 1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Julie Hastings)
(movie, 1990)
···Hidden Agenda
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ingrid Jessner)
(movie, 1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mae Foley)
(movie, 1988)
···Mississippi Burning
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Pell)
(movie, 1987)
···Raising Arizona
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Dot)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Nun)
(movie, 1984)
7.0Blood Simple
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Abby)