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Frances Fisher began by apprenticing at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. She spent 14 years based in New York City, playing leads in over 30 productions of plays by such noted writers as John Arden, Noël Coward, Emily Mann, Joe Orton, Sam Shepard, William Shakespeare, Jean Claude Van Italie, Eudora Welty and Tennessee Williams. She won a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Titanic
Titanic Ruth Dewitt Bukater
(1997)
Unforgiven
Unforgiven Strawberry Alice
(1992)
True Crime
True Crime D.A. Cecilia Nussbaum
(1999)

Filmography

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  As Greek as It Gets (announced)
Rose Fairbanks
  The Potters (pre-production)
Sally Berry
 2018 Swedish Dicks (TV Series)
Warden Johnson
- Episode #2.10 (2018) ... Warden Johnson
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... Warden Johnson
 2017 Someone Else's Wedding
Tammy Bergman
 2017 Fargo (TV Series)
Vivian Lord
- The Law of Non-Contradiction (2017) ... Vivian Lord (as Francis Fisher)
 2017 Titanic: Sinking the Myths (Documentary)
D.E. Bristow
 2015-2016 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Edna Eshelman
- The Eyes of God (2016) ... Edna Eshelman
- Night and Day (2016) ... Edna Eshelman
- Two Scents (2015) ... Edna Eshelman
- Matters of Gravity (2015) ... Edna Eshelman
 2016 A Beautiful Day (Short)
Bev
 2016 Love on the Run
Delores
 2016 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Antonia Slade
- The Storm (2016) ... Antonia Slade
- Devil's Backbone (2016) ... Antonia Slade
 2016 Outlaws and Angels
Esther
 2016 Unleashing Mr. Darcy (TV Movie)
Violet Darcy
 2016 The Expanse (TV Series)
Elise Holden
- Windmills (2016) ... Elise Holden
 2015 Portrait of Love (TV Movie)
Doll
 2015 Woman in Gold
Barbara Schoenberg
 2014-2015 Resurrection (TV Series)
Lucille Langston
- Loved in Return (2015) ... Lucille Langston
- Steal Away (2015) ... Lucille Langston
- True Believer (2015) ... Lucille Langston
- Prophecy (2015) ... Lucille Langston
- Aftermath (2014) ... Lucille Langston
 2014 You're Not You
Gwen
 2014 Resurrection: A Second Chance (TV Movie)
Lucille Langston
 2014 The Killing (TV Series)
Gena Geddes
- Truth Asunder (2014) ... Gena Geddes
- Dream Baby Dream (2014) ... Gena Geddes
 2014 Rectify (TV Series)
Peggy
- Donald the Normal (2014) ... Peggy
 2014 The M Word
Carson Riley
 2014 Castle (TV Series)
Matilda King
- Dressed to Kill (2014) ... Matilda King
 2013 Red Wing
Momma B
 2013 Plush
Camila (as Francis Fisher)
 2013 Touch (TV Series)
Nicole Farington
- Leviathan (2013) ... Nicole Farington
- Fight or Flight (2013) ... Nicole Farington
- Accused (2013) ... Nicole Farington
- Two of a Kind (2013) ... Nicole Farington
- Reunions (2013) ... Nicole Farington
 2013 The Host
Maggie
 2013 The Makeover (TV Movie)
Allie Doolittle
 2012 Retribution (TV Movie)
Betty
 2012 Pandora's Box (Short)
Nicole
 2012 The Seven Year Hitch (TV Movie)
Mrs. Von Hoffman
 2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Headmistress
- British Hospital (2012) ... Headmistress
 2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta! (Video)
Amelia Jones
 2012/I Any Day Now
Judge Meyerson
 2012 The Silent Thief
Candi Henderson
 2012 The Perfect Fit (Short)
Overwhelmed Girl's Boss
 2012 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
Blanche Tipton
- In Case of Heart Failure (2012) ... Blanche Tipton
 2012 The Unknown (TV Series)
Tessa
- Privacy Settings (2012) ... Tessa
 2011 Partners (TV Movie)
Colleen Scott
 2011 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
Judge Ellen Rousch
- The End (2011) ... Judge Ellen Rousch
 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Joanna Sapphire
- Maid Man (2011) ... Joanna Sapphire
 2011 Grow Up Already (Short)
Mom
 2011 Torchwood (TV Series)
The Mother
- Miracle Day: The Blood Line (2011) ... The Mother
- Miracle Day: The Gathering (2011) ... The Mother
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
Mary Windsor
 2011 Sedona
Tammy
 2011 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Gladys Pierce
- Episode #1.11528 (2011) ... Gladys Pierce
- Episode #1.11527 (2011) ... Gladys Pierce
 2011/I The Roommate
Rebecca's Mom
 2010 Golf in the Kingdom
Eve Greene
 2010 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Honey
- Home (2010) ... Honey
 2010 Janie Jones
Lily Brand
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Helen Traynor
- Small Rooms (2010) ... Helen Traynor
 2010 Backyard Wedding (TV Movie)
Eleanor Tyler
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series)
Ruby Broome
- War (2010) ... Ruby Broome
 2010 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Priscilla Honeycutt
- Ixnay on the Oggie Day (2010) ... Priscilla Honeycutt
 2009 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Victoria Abner
- Red Scare (2009) ... Victoria Abner
 2009 The Perfect Game
Betty
 2008 To Love and Die (TV Movie)
Janet
 2008 The Shield (TV Series)
Rita Denton / Rita Dressler
- Possible Kill Screen (2008) ... Rita Dressler
- Moving Day (2008) ... Rita Denton
- Game Face (2008) ... Rita Denton
- Genocide (2008) ... Rita Denton
 2008 Eureka (TV Series)
Eva Thorne
- From Fear to Eternity (2008) ... Eva Thorne
- Here Come the Suns (2008) ... Eva Thorne
- Phased and Confused (2008) ... Eva Thorne
- Show Me the Mummy (2008) ... Eva Thorne
- I Do Over (2008) ... Eva Thorne
 2008 A Single Woman
Narrator / Suffragist
 2008 Jolene
Cindy
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Rachel West '08
- Slipping (2008) ... Rachel West '08
 2008 October Road (TV Series)
Ellen Daniels
- Hat? No Hat? (2008) ... Ellen Daniels
 2007 My Sexiest Year
Faye
 2007 In the Valley of Elah
Evie
 2007 The Kingdom
Elaine Flowers
 2007 Saving Grace (TV Series)
Aunt Cathy
- Would You Want Me to Tell You? (2007) ... Aunt Cathy
 2007 Sex and Death 101
Hope Hartlight (#80)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Betty Johnson
- Damage Case (2006) ... Betty Johnson
 2006 The Night of the White Pants
Vivian Hagan
 2006 Laws of Chance (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2006)
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
Marge Richey Jacobson
 2005 Medium (TV Series)
Abigail Marsh
- I Married a Mind Reader (2005) ... Abigail Marsh
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Helen Kingsley
- Just as I Am (2005) ... Helen Kingsley
 2004 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Carrie
- Still Crazy After All These Years (2004) ... Carrie
 2004 Laws of Attraction
Sara Miller
 2003 House of Sand and Fog
Connie Walsh
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series)
Brit Hanley
- Ex (2003) ... Brit Hanley
- Hubris (2003) ... Brit Hanley
- The Other Side of Caution (2003) ... Brit Hanley
- Pilot (2003) ... Brit Hanley
- The Fifth ... Brit Hanley
 2002 Glory Days (TV Series)
Mitzi Dolan
- Clowning Glory (2002) ... Mitzi Dolan
- No Guts, No Glory (2002) ... Mitzi Dolan
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2002) ... Mitzi Dolan
- Everybody Loves Rudy (2002) ... Mitzi Dolan
- The Lost Girls (2002) ... Mitzi Dolan
 2002 Blue Car
Delia
 2000-2001 Titus (TV Series)
Juanita Titus
- The Wedding (2001) ... Juanita Titus
- The Reconciliation (2000) ... Juanita Titus
- Locking Up Mom (2000) ... Juanita Titus
 2001 The X-Files (TV Series)
Lizzy Gill
- Essence (2001) ... Lizzy Gill
 2001 Passion and Prejudice (TV Movie)
Dr. Gwen Barry
 2001 The Rising Place
Virginia Wilder
 2000 Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (TV Movie)
Janet Lee Bouvier Auchincloss
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
Junie
 1999-2000 Becker (TV Series)
Dr. Elizabeth Carson
- Cooked (2000) ... Dr. Elizabeth Carson
- The Roast That Ruined Them (2000) ... Dr. Elizabeth Carson
- Pain in the Aspirin (1999) ... Dr. Elizabeth Carson
- Hate Thy Neighbor (1999) ... Dr. Elizabeth Carson
- Stumble in the Bronx (1999) ... Dr. Elizabeth Carson
 2000 The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV Movie)
Ella van Heemstra
 1999 Traffic (TV Movie)
 1999 The Big Tease
Candy
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Lady Julia
- Ripper (1999) ... Lady Julia
 1999 True Crime
D.A. Cecilia Nussbaum
 1997 Titanic
Ruth Dewitt Bukater
 1997 Wild America
Agnes
 1997 Trading Favors
Librarian
 1996 Striptease
Donna Garcia
 1995-1996 Strange Luck (TV Series)
Angie
- Lightning Strikes (1996) ... Angie
- Blinded by the Son (1996) ... Angie
- In Sickness and in Wealth (1996) ... Angie
- Wrong Number (1996) ... Angie
- Healing Hands (1996) ... Angie
 1996 Female Perversions
Annunciata
 1996 O. Henry's Christmas (TV Movie)
Waitress (segment "One Thousand Dollars")
 1995 The Whiskey Heir (Short)
Deirdre
 1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta
Cora Day
 1995 The Other Mother: A Moment of Truth Movie (TV Movie)
Carol Schaefer
 1994 Molly & Gina
Molly McKenna
 1994 Babyfever
Rosie
 1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Movie)
Dr. Theodora Cushing
 1993 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
Betty
 1993 Crime & Punishment (TV Series)
- Fire with Fire (1993)
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Susan Boyd
- Animal Instinct (1993) ... Susan Boyd
 1992 Devlin (TV Movie)
Maryellen
 1992 Unforgiven
Strawberry Alice
 1992 Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up
Jo Baker
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Libby Page
- Unaired Pilot (1992) ... Libby Page
 1991 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Clara Turner
- A House Divided (1991) ... Clara Turner
 1991 Frame Up
Jo Westlake
 1991 Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter (TV Movie)
Lucille Ball
 1991 L.A. Story
June
 1990 WIOU (TV Series)
Marla Woodman
- Pilot (1990) ... Marla Woodman
 1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
Rochelle Bossetti
 1990 A Promise to Keep (TV Movie)
Sarah
 1990 Sudie and Simpson (TV Movie)
Mrs. Marge Allen, English Teacher
 1989 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Kate Morell
- Time of the Stranger (1989) ... Kate Morell
 1989 Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie)
Loma Williams (as Francis Fisher)
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Violet Coffin
- Elysian Fields (1989) ... Violet Coffin
 1989 Pink Cadillac
Dinah
 1989 Lost Angels
Judith Loftis
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Nancy Proctor
- The Thief: Part 2 (1989) ... Nancy Proctor
- The Thief: Part 1 (1989) ... Nancy Proctor
 1989 Newhart (TV Series)
Libby
- Hi, Society (1989) ... Libby
 1988 Roseanne (TV Series)
Savannah
- Here's to Good Friends (1988) ... Savannah
 1988 Bum Rap
Phyllis
 1988 Big
Billy's mother (extended version) (uncredited)
 1988 Patty Hearst
Yolanda
 1986-1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Francesca / Amanda Kaufman
- Mission: McCall: Part 2 (1987) ... Francesca (uncredited)
- Mission: McCall: Part 1 (1987) ... Francesca
- Nightscape (1986) ... Amanda Kaufman
 1987 Heart
Jeannie
 1987 Tough Guys Don't Dance
Jessica Pond
 1987 Broken Vows (TV Movie)
Maureen Phelan
 1985 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Suzette Saxon
- Episode dated 12 September 1985 (1985) ... Suzette Saxon
- Episode dated 8 March 1985 (1985) ... Suzette Saxon
 1976-1980 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Deborah Saxon
- Episode #1.6378 (1980) ... Deborah Saxon (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6377 (1980) ... Deborah Saxon (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6371 (1980) ... Deborah Saxon (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6370 (1980) ... Deborah Saxon (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6368 (1980) ... Deborah Saxon
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Alternate Names:

Francis Fisher

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on leaving Texas] I was not meant to go deer hunting every fall. See more »

Trivia:

She was born in New Forest, Hampshire, England, to American parents. Her father was of Russian Jewish and Hungarian Jewish descent. Her mother was of Norwegian ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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