Born on June 23, 1957, Frances McDormand is an American actress who has two Academy Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, which makes her one of the few performers to achieve the so-called “Triple Crown of Acting.” For more information, read the article below.
Before Fame: Her first professional acting job was in Derek Walcott’s play In a Fine Castle also known as The Last Carnival.
Frances McDormand Parents/Ethnicity/Religion
Born as Cynthia Ann Smith, she was adopted at one and a half years old age by Noreen (Nickelson) and Vernon McDormand.
Frances McDormand Affair/Dating/Married
McDormand has been married to director Joel Coen since 1984, and the two adopted a son from Paraguay, Pedro McDormand Coen, in 1995.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Frances Louise McDormand (born Cynthia Ann Smith)
- Nicknames: Frances
- Birthday: June 23, 1957
- Age: 60 years old
- Birthplace: Gibson City, Illinois
- Current Residence: New York City
- Education: Guthrie Theater
- Profession: Actress
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Christian
- Zodiac: Cancer
- Spouse/Wife: Joel Coen (m. 1994)
- Children: 1
- Net Worth: Not Available
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches
- Weight: Not Available
- Feet Size: Not Available
- Dress Size: Not Available
- Shoe Size: Not Available
- Chest Size: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- She once lived in an apartment with Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel and Holly Hunter.
- She was the third and youngest child adopted by her minister father, Vernon McDormand, and his wife, Noreen.
- Her Oscar-winning role, as Marge Gunderson in the film Fargo (1996), was ranked #33 in the American Film Institute’s Heroes list in their 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains.
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