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Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand

Gender: female | Birthday: 1957-06-23 | Place of Birth:

Frances Louise McDormand (born Cynthia Ann Smith; June 23, 1957) is 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.

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Known For

Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs   2018

Release Date: 
2018

Rating: 7.9

Production Companies: American Empirical Pictures /

Director: Bob Balaban / Bob Balaban /

Stars: 
Bryan Cranston  /  Bill Murray  /  Jeff Goldblum
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri   2017

Release Date: 
2017

Rating: 8.2

Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures / Blueprint Pictures /

Director: Jeanette McGrath / Jeanette McGrath /

Hail, Caesar!
Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!   2016

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 5.8

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Mike Zoss Productions /

Director: Joel Coen / Joel Coen /

Stars: 
Josh Brolin  /  George Clooney  /  Alden Ehrenreich
The Good Dinosaur
The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur   2015

Release Date: 
2015

Rating: 6.7

Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios /

Director: Peter Sohn / Peter Sohn /

Stars: 
Raymond Ochoa  /  Jack Bright  /  Jeffrey Wright
Olive Kitteridge
Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge   2014

Release Date: 
2014

Rating: 7.6

Production Companies: Home Box Office (HBO) / Playtone Productions /

Director: Bill Murray / Bill Murray /

Stars: 
Frances McDormand  /  Richard Jenkins  /  Bill Murray
Promised Land
Promised Land

Promised Land   2012

Release Date: 
2012

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies:

Director: Terry Kinney / Terry Kinney /

Stars: 
Matt Damon  /  John Krasinski  /  Frances McDormand

Acting

2018
Isle of Dogs

as    Interpreter Nelson (voice)

2017
2016
Hail, Caesar!

as    C. C. Calhoun

2015
The Good Dinosaur

as    Momma (voice)

2014
Olive Kitteridge

as    Olive Kitteridge

2012
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

as    Captain Chantel DuBois (voice)

2012
Moonrise Kingdom

as    Mrs. Bishop

2012
Promised Land

as    Sue Thomason

2011
This Must Be the Place

as    Jane

2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

as    National Intelligence Director

2008
Burn After Reading

as    Linda Litzke

2008
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

as    Guinevere Pettigrew

2006
Friends with Money

as    Jane

2005
North Country

as    Glory

2005
Æon Flux

as    Handler

2003
Something's Gotta Give

as    Zoe

2002
City By The Sea

as    Michelle

2002
Laurel Canyon

as    Jane

2001
The Man Who Wasn't There

as    Doris Crane

2000
Almost Famous

as    Elaine Miller

2000
Wonder Boys

as    Dean Sara Gaskell

1998
Madeline

as    Miss Clavel

1997
Paradise Road

as    Dr. Verstak

1996
Fargo

as    Marge Gunderson

1996
Lone Star

as    Bunny

1996
Primal Fear

as    Dr. Molly Arrington

1995
Beyond Rangoon

as    Andy Bowman

1995
Palookaville

as    June

1995
The Good Old Boys

as    Eve Calloway

1993
Short Cuts

as    Betty Weathers

1991
The Butcher's Wife

as    Grace

1990
Darkman

as    Julie Hastings

1990
Hidden Agenda

as    Ingrid Jessner

1990
Miller's Crossing

as    Mayor's secretary (uncredited)

1989
Chattahoochee

as    Mae Foley

1988
Mississippi Burning

as    Mrs. Pell

1987
Raising Arizona

as    Dot

1985
Crimewave

as    Nun

1984
Blood Simple

as    Abby

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