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Frances Conroy


Frances Conroy is a graduate of the Juilliard Drama Division and a member of The Acting Company. She recently won a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Broadway hit "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan." Her other Broadway credits include "Ring Round the Moon", "The Little Foxes", "The Rehearsal" (Drama Desk Nominee), "Broken Glass", "In the ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011-2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Gloria Mott / Myrtle Snow / Moira O'Hara / ...
- Episode #4.13 (2015) ... Gloria Mott
- Episode #4.12 (2015) ... Gloria Mott
- Episode #4.11 (2015) ... Gloria Mott
- Pink Cupcakes (2014) ... Gloria Mott
- Edward Mordrake: Part 2 (2014) ... Gloria Mott
 2014 Making the Rules
Mother
 2014/I Chasing Ghosts
Dara
 2013 Ring of Fire (TV Movie)
Maybelle Carter
 2013 Superman: Unbound (Video)
Ma Kent (voice)
 2013 Sequin Raze (Short)
Dr. Wagerstein
 2012 Beautiful People (TV Movie)
Lydia
 2011 Bad Mom (TV Movie)
Marian
 2011 United States of Tara (TV Series)
Sandy Gregson
- Crunchy Ice (2011) ... Sandy Gregson
- The Full F**k You Finger (2011) ... Sandy Gregson
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
Faye Strathmore
- How To... (2011) ... Faye Strathmore
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Elspeth Cook
- The Red Mile (2011) ... Elspeth Cook
 2011 All-Star Superman (Video)
Ma Kent (voice)
 2010 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Eleanor
 2010 Stone
Madylyn Mabry
 2010 6 Souls
Mrs. Bernburg
 2010 Bloodworth
Julia Bloodworth
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Jane Fields
- Sheila Carlton (2010) ... Jane Fields
 2010 Waking Madison
Dolly
 2009 Stay Cool
Mrs. Leuchtenberger
 2009 The Smell of Success
Agnes May
 2008 Mike Birbiglia's Secret Public Journal (TV Movie)
Kathy
 2007-2008 ER (TV Series)
Becky Riley
- ...As the Day She Was Born (2008) ... Becky Riley
- Coming Home (2007) ... Becky Riley
 2008 Humboldt County
Rosie
 2007 The Grand Design (Short)
Frances
 2006 A Perfect Day (TV Movie)
Camille
 2005 Broken Flowers
Dora
 2004 Higglytown Heroes (TV Series)
Veterinarian Hero
- Flappy's Not Happy/Electric Evening (2004) ... Veterinarian Hero (voice)
 2004 Catwoman: The Game (Video Game)
Ophelia (voice)
 2004 Catwoman
Ophelia
 2003 Die, Mommie, Die!
Bootsie Carp
 2000 Stark Raving Mad (TV Series)
Beverly Rose
- The Pigeon (2000) ... Beverly Rose
 1990-1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Rosa Halasy / Elizabeth Hendrick
- Disciple (1999) ... Rosa Halasy
- Prisoner of Love (1990) ... Elizabeth Hendrick
 1999 Murder in a Small Town (TV Movie)
Martha Lassiter
 1998 Cosby (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Judgment Day (1998) ... Elizabeth
 1998 Thicker Than Blood (TV Movie)
Mrs. Byrne
 1997 Crisis Center (TV Series)
Marilyn
- The Center (1997) ... Marilyn
 1996 Innocent Victims (TV Movie)
 1995 Journey (TV Movie)
Fiona
 1995 The Neon Bible
Miss Scover
 1995 Angela
Anne's Mother (as Francis Conroy)
 1994 One More Mountain (TV Movie)
Peggy Breen
 1994 Developing (Short)
Clare
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle
Irene Reed
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn
Scrawny Shanty Lady
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Benson
 1991 Billy Bathgate
Mary Behan
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
House Owner
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mrs. Gibbs
- Our Town (1989) ... Mrs. Gibbs
 1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Lady from Palm Beach
 1988 Another Woman
Lynn
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Ruby Hanson
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck
Pamela
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Jankowski
- The Battle of Las Vegas (1987) ... Mrs. Jankowski
 1987 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Gladys Lynch
- Steele Hanging in There: Part 1 (1987) ... Gladys Lynch
 1987 LBJ: The Early Years (TV Movie)
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Liz Sable
- Co-Hostess Twinkie (1986) ... Liz Sable
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Ellie Pendleton (segment "The Library")
- Take My Life... Please!/Devil's Alphabet/The Library (1986) ... Ellie Pendleton (segment "The Library")
 1984 Falling in Love
Waitress
 1984 3-2-1 Contact (TV Series)
Kate
- Earth: Building Models (1984) ... Kate
 1983 Kennedy (TV Mini-Series)
Jean Smith
 1982 The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (TV Movie)
Mrs. Watson
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mother / Lilian Steichen
- Carl Sandburg: Echoes and Silences (1982) ... Mother / Lilian Steichen
 1979 Othello (Video)
Desdemona
 1979 Manhattan
Shakespearean Actress
 1978 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie)
Diana
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Other Works:

Broadway credits include Tony Kushner's "A Bright Room Called Day", playing "Agnes Eggling" in the January 1991 production at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Francis Conroy

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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It's actually meditative to sit in a character for an extended period of time, realizing what your relationship is to who you're playing and then letting go, just being there. See more »

Trivia:

Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2005 Razzie Award nominating ballot. She was listed as a suggestion in the Worst Supporting Actress category for her performance in the film Catwoman (2004), she failed to receive a nomination however. See more »

Nickname:

Franny See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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