Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand

Gender

Female

Known Credits

17

Frances McDormand

Date of Birth: Jun 23, 1957

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur

as Momma (voice)

2016

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!

as C. C. Calhoun

2016

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

as National Intelligence Director

2011

Burn After Reading

Burn After Reading

as Linda Litzke

2008

Æon Flux

Æon Flux

as Handler

2008

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

as Guinevere Pettigrew

2008

Almost Famous

Almost Famous

as Elaine Miller

2004

The Man Who Wasn't There

The Man Who Wasn't There

as Doris Crane

2001

Madeline

Madeline

as Miss Clavel

1998

Lone Star

Lone Star

as Bunny

1996

Primal Fear

Primal Fear

as Dr. Molly Arrington

1996

Crazy in Love

Crazy in Love

as Clare

1992

Blood Simple

Blood Simple

as Abby

1985