Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 23-06-1957
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Frances Louise McDormand
    프란시스 맥도맨드

  • Popularity: 2.20
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An American film, stage and television actress. 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' (1988), 'Short Cuts' (1993), 'Fargo' (1996), 'Wonder Boys' (2000), 'Almost Famous' (2000), 'North Country' (2005), 'Moonrise Kingdom' (2012), 'Hail, Caesar!' (2016) and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' (2017). Throughout her career, she has been nominated for eight Golden Globes, five Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, and three Emmy Awards. She is one of the few performers to achieve the "Triple Crown of Acting", winning an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Tony Award. She won her first Academy Award for Best Actress in 1997 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. In 2017, McDormand starred in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' which earned her a second Academy Award for Best Actress. McDormand has been married to filmmaker Joel Coen since 1984, they reside in New York City along with their adopted son Pedro.




Year Movie Character
1996 Fargo as Marge Gunderson
2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day as Guinevere Pettigrew
2009 The Botany of Desire as Narrator
2003 Laurel Canyon as Jane
1990 Hidden Agenda as Ingrid Jessner
2002 Upheaval as Anne
2015 The Good Dinosaur as Momma (voice)
2000 Almost Famous as Elaine Miller
1995 Beyond Rangoon as Andy Bowman
2001 The Man Who Wasn't There as Doris Crane
2008 Burn After Reading as Linda Litzke
1984 Blood Simple as Abby
1990 Darkman as Julie Hastings
2002 City by the Sea as Michelle
1998 Madeline as Miss Clavel
2011 This Must Be the Place as Jane
1998 Talk of Angels as Conlon
2002 Short Fuse as Anne
1997 Paradise Road as Dr. Verstak
2015 She's The Best Thing in It as Herself
2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes
2020 Nomadland as Fern
1970 The Oedipus Project as Jocosta
1988 Mississippi Burning as Mrs. Pell
2000 Wonder Boys as Dean Sara Gaskell
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted as Captain Chantel DuBois (voice)
2012 Promised Land as Sue Thomason
1998 Johnny Skidmarks as Alice
1989 Chattahoochee as Mae Foley
1995 The Good Old Boys as Eve Calloway
2003 Sesame Street: Big Bird Gets Lost as Herself
1970 The French Dispatch as Lucinda Krementz
1970 The Tragedy of Macbeth as Lady Macbeth
2003 Something's Gotta Give as Zoe
2005 North Country as Glory
2006 Friends with Money as Jane
1992 Passed Away as Nora Scanlan
2018 The Origins of Ebbing as Herself/''Mildred''
1996 Primal Fear as Molly Arrington
1991 The Butcher's Wife as Grace
2005 Æon Flux as Handler
2003 Minnesota Nice as Herself
1995 Bleeding Hearts as Woman on TV
1996 Lone Star as Bunny
1986 Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo as Brigette
2012 Moonrise Kingdom as Mrs. Bishop
1992 Crazy in Love as Clare
1987 Raising Arizona as Dot
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon as National Intelligence Director
2012 Moonrise Kingdom: Welcome to the Island of New Penzance as Herself
1996 Hidden in America as Gus
2016 Hail, Caesar! as C. C. Calhoun
1993 Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country as Herself
1995 Palookaville as June
2018 Isle of Dogs as Interpreter Nelson (voice)
1985 Scandal Sheet
1991 Barton Fink as Stage Actress (voice)
2017 The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin as Herself (voice)
1993 Short Cuts as Betty Weathers
1985 Crimewave as Nun
1990 Miller's Crossing as Mayor's secretary (uncredited)
2014 Every Secret Thing
2020 Nomadland

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