She acted in Eugene O'Neill
's play,, "Long Day's Journey Into Night", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with John Shea
in the cast.
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The only thing that worries me as a Canadian actor, and it's a constant and serious worry, is that at my age I have no savings, nothing to fall back on. If I lose my health or my ability to work, I think to myself 'My God, is it going to be one room in Parkdale?'
Her mother, Jessie Worden Hyland, a teacher, and her father, Thomas Hyland, a salesman, separated when she was a child and Frances never saw her father again. She has often indicated that she believes the split made her unusually shy and withdrawn.