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Frances McDormand


Frances Louise McDormand was born on June 23, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted by Canadian-born parents Noreen Eloise (Nickleson), a nurse from Ontario, and Vernon Weir McDormand, a minister from Nova Scotia, who raised her in the suburbs of Pittsburgh. She earned her B.A. in Theater from Bethany College in 1979 and her MFA from Yale in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 53 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Fargo
Fargo Marge Gunderson
(1996)
Mississippi Burning
(1988)
Almost Famous
Almost Famous Elaine Miller
(2000)
Burn After Reading
Burn After Reading Linda Litzke
(2008)

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 2018 Isle of Dogs (filming) (voice)
 2016 Hail, Caesar!
C.C. Calhoun
 2015 The Good Dinosaur
Momma (voice)
 1998 Talk of Angels
Conlon
 1998 Johnny Skidmarks
Alice
 1996 Lone Star
Bunny
 1996 Primal Fear
Dr. Molly Arrington
 1995 Palookaville
June
 1995 Beyond Rangoon
Andy Bowman
 1994 Bleeding Hearts
Woman on TV
 1993 Short Cuts
Betty Weathers
 1991 The Butcher's Wife
Grace
 1991 Barton Fink
Stage Actress (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Miller's Crossing
Mayor's Secretary (uncredited)
 1990 Hidden Agenda
Ingrid Jessner
 1989 Chattahoochee
Mae Foley
 1988 Mississippi Burning
Mrs. Pell
 1985 Crimewave
Nun
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Other Works:

: Plays Oenone in "To You, the Birdie!" play by Paul Schmidt, adapted from Racine's "Phedre" (St. Ann's Warehouse, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fran McDormand

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't like award shows. At our house we call this time of year 'the convention'. It's too bad we haven't figured out how to stop it. But I think it will come around because of the Internet - I think it will naturally go away. We'll have other ways to gather; it's not going to be this stuff. The shoes hurt too much. See more »

Trivia:

Has one son, Pedro McDormand Coen, adopted from Paraguay in 1994. See more »

Nickname:

Fran

Star Sign:

Cancer

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