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Frances McDormand

American film, stage and television actress Frances Louise 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, Almost Famous, and North Country and was nominated for four Golden Globes, four Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and an Emmy award. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1996 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. McDormand has been married to director Joel Coen since 1984, they reside in New York City along with their adopted son Pedro. 


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Born:
Jun 23, 1957 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
60
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Wife 2018-08-03
Known For
Poster of Transformers: El lado oscuro de la Luna
Poster of Las dos caras de la verdad
Poster of Muerte entre las flores
Poster of Los Simpson
Filmography
Movie The Wife 2018-08-03
Movie Isla de perros Interpreter Nelson (voice) 2018-03-23
Movie Tres anuncios en las afueras Mildred Hayes 2017-11-10
Movie ¡Ave, César! C. C. Calhoun 2016-02-05
Movie El viaje de Arlo Momma (voice) 2015-11-14
Movie She's The Best Thing in It Herself 2015-03-16
Series Olive Kitteridge Olive Kitteridge 2014-11-02
Movie Tierra prometida Sue Thomason 2012-09-23
Movie Madagascar 3: De marcha por Europa Captain Chantel DuBois (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie Moonrise Kingdom Mrs. Bishop 2012-05-24
Series Hidden in America Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie Un lugar donde quedarse Jane 2011-10-01
Movie Transformers: El lado oscuro de la Luna National Intelligence Director 2011-06-28
Movie The Botany of Desire Narrator 2009-10-28
Movie Un gran día para ellas Guinevere Pettigrew 2008-03-07
Movie Quemar después de leer Linda Litzke 2008-09-05
Movie Amigos con dinero Jane 2006-09-07
Movie Aeon Flux Handler 2005-11-30
Movie En tierra de hombres Glory 2005-02-12
Movie Cuando menos te lo esperas... Zoe 2004-02-13
Movie Minnesota Nice Herself 2003-04-01
Movie Condenado Michelle 2002-09-06
Movie La calle de las tentaciones Jane 2002-05-18
Movie Upheaval Anne 2002-03-07
Movie Short Fuse Anne 2002-01-01
Movie El hombre que nunca estuvo allí Doris Crane 2001-10-26
Series State of Grace Unknown 2001-06-25
Movie Casi famosos Elaine Miller 2000-09-15
Movie Jóvenes prodigiosos Dean Sara Gaskell 2000-02-22
Movie Johnny Skidmarks Alice 1998-01-18
Movie Madeline Miss Clavel 1998-07-10
Movie Pasiones Rotas Conlon 1998-10-30
Movie Camino al paraíso Dr. Verstak 1997-04-11
Movie Hidden in America Gus 1996-12-01
Movie Lone Star Bunny 1996-06-21
Movie Las dos caras de la verdad Dr. Molly Arrington 1996-04-03
Movie Fargo Marge Gunderson 1996-03-08
Movie Palookaville June 1995-09-07
Movie Más allá de Rangún Andy Bowman 1995-05-24
Movie Viejos muchachos Eve Calloway 1995-03-05
Movie Vidas cruzadas Betty Weathers 1993-09-05
Movie Crazy in Love Clare 1992-08-10
Movie Hasta que tu muerte nos una Nora Scanlan 1992-04-24
Movie Una bruja en Nueva York Grace 1991-10-25
Movie Darkman Julie Hastings 1990-08-24
Movie Muerte entre las flores Mayor's secretary (uncredited) 1990-09-21
Movie Agenda oculta Ingrid Jessner 1990-11-21
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Héroes de papel Mae Foley 1989-09-16
Movie Arde Mississippi Mrs. Pell 1988-12-08
Series Leg Work 1987-10-03
Movie Arizona Baby Dot 1987-03-01
Movie Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo Brigette 1986-11-01
Series Más allá de los límites de la realidad Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie Crimewave (Ola de crímenes, ola de risas) Nun 1985-09-19
Movie Scandal Sheet 1985-01-21
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie Sangre fácil Abby 1984-09-07
Series Canción triste de Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18