Frances McDormand

Profession: Actress
Frances McDormand
Real name: Frances Louise McDormand
Birthdate: June 23, 1957
Age: 63 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Cancer


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Frances McDormand Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actress - Drama WINNER
 - Best Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED


 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED


 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED


 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED


 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
Frances Louise McDormand is an American Actress. She has won two Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and an BAFTA Awards. She's known for Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Almost Famous (2000) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Transformers 3) (2011).

All Movies of Frances McDormand

  • The French Dispatch
    A love letter to journalists set at an outpost of an American newspaper in 20th century Paris and centers on three storylines
    Character: Lucinda Krementz
    United States  2021
  • Nomadland
    A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
    United States  2020
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
    After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughb...
    Character: Mildred
    United States  2017
  • Hail, Caesar!
    Hollywood, in the 50s. A fixer named Eddie Manix works for the studios to protect the stars of the day from deep-six scandalous stories, whether it be romantic dalliances, drug use, DUIs, arrests, serious threats, you name it.
    Character: C.C. Calhoun
    United States  2016
  • Olive Kitteridge (TV Miniseries)
    The story focuses on middle-school math teacher Olive Kitteridge (Frances McDormand) and her relationships with her husband Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. Based on Elisabeth Strout's Pulitzer, 'Olive Kitteridge' t...
    Character:  Olive Kitteridge (4 episodes, 2014)
    United States  2014
  • Promised Land
    Corporate salesman Steve Butler (Matt Damon) arrives in a rural town with his sales partner, Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand). With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the l...
    United States  2012
  • Moonrise Kingdom
    Set on an island off the coast of New England in the 1960s, as a young boy and girl fall in love they are moved to run away together. Various factions of the town mobilize to search for them and the town is turned upside down -- w...
    Character: Sra. Bishop
    United States  2012
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
    Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.
    Character: voz capitán Chantel
    United States  2012
  • This Must Be the Place
    Cheyenne is a former rock star. At 50 he still dresses "Goth" and lives in Dublin off his royalties. The death of his father, with whom he wasn't on speaking terms, brings him back to New York. He discovers his father ha...
    Italy  2011
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Transformers 3)
    Third instalment in the famous toy-robots trilogy, the Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action, taking on the evil Decepticons, who are determined to avenge their defeat in 2009...
    Character: Mearing
    United States  2011
  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
    In the 1939-set romantic tale, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand), a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into ...
    Character: Miss Pettigrew
    United Kingdom  2008
  • Burn After Reading
    A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it. CIA agent Osbourne Cox is writing his memoirs after getting fired from the CIA. The disc containing the me...
    Character: Linda Litzke
    United States  2008
  • Friends with Money
    Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Joan Cusack and Catherine Keener star as a quartet of west coast, life-long friends who have achieved a level of comfort in their lives and have now settled into a life of designer clothes, cha...
    United States  2006
  • Æon Flux
    In the year 2011 industrial disease will destroy 99% of the world's population. The survivors will create a walled city and share a perfect life together, but this perfect life needs a revolution.
    United States  2005
  • North Country
    When Josey Aimes (CHARLIZE THERON) returns to her hometown in Northern Minnesota after a failed marriage, she needs a good job. A single mother with two children to support, she turns to the predominant source of employment in the...
    Character: Glory
    United States  2005
  • Something's Gotta Give
    Harry Sanborn (Jack Nicholson) is a perennial playboy with a libido much younger than his years. During what was to have been a romantic weekend with his latest infatuation, Marin (Amanda Peet), at her mother’s Hamptons beach ho...
    Character: Zoe
    United States  2003
  • Mark of a Murderer
    New York City homicide detective Vincent LaMarca (Robert De Niro) has forged a long and distinguished career in law enforcement, making a name for himself as a man intensely committed to his work. But on his latest case, the stake...
    United States  2002
  • Laurel Canyon
    A rigorously honest exploration of relationships between people with wildly divergent world views.
    United States  2002
  • Searching for Debra Winger
    Rosanna Arquette informally interviews several contrasting actresses about how they cope with being a woman in the entertainment industry. The chauvenism of male crew is discussed, the pretentiousness / stereotyping of female char...
    Character: Herself
    United States  2002
  • The Man Who Wasn't There
    In the summer of 1949, Ed Crane (Billy Bob Thornton), the local barber in a small northern California town, is dissatisfied with his life. In the hopes of turning his life around, he decides to use his wife's (Frances McDormand) i...
    Character: Doris Crane
    United States  2001
  • Wonder Boys
    On the day his third wife leaves him and his literary agent arrives to pressure him to finish a novel seven years in the writing, Carnegie Mellon professor, Grady Tripp, also learns that his married mistress is pregnant. Seven yea...
    Character: Sara Gaskell
    United States  2000
  • Almost Famous
    When teenage writer William Miller finds an unexpected chance to go on tour with a famous rock band and report his experience back to a widely known teen magazine, he is thrilled. Finally getting his reluctant mom's permission, he...
    Character: Elaine Miller
    United States  2000
  • Talk of Angels
    The period prior to the Spanish Civil War provides the background setting for Nick Hamm's historical romantic drama. Young Irish governess Mary Lavelle (Polly Walker) arrives in Spain and begins a year of employment with the wealt...
    United States  1998
  • Paradise Road
    The group of women from different countries and social levels are prisoners in a Japanese POW camp, where one of them, Adrienne, who is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, organizes a vocal band in spite of their guards resi
    Australia  1997
  • Hidden in America (TV)
    Story of a man Bill Januson (Beau Bridges) whos pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor (Bruce Davison). He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his wife and t...
    United States  1996
  • Lone Star
    For decades the border town of Frontera, Texas has been controlled by two powerful men- the racist, trigger-happy Sheriff Charley Wade (Kris Kristofferson) and the man who, the story goes, ran Wade clear out of the county one hot ...
    United States  1996
  • Primal Fear
    In Chicago, an Archbishop has been brutally murdered, and a sweet-faced altar boy named Aaron -- who was seen fleeing the scene of the crime and whose clothes were soaked in blood -- is charged with the crime. Aaron claims he was ...
    Character: Molly
    United States  1996
  • Fargo
    Poor Jerry Lundegaard. He's deep in debt. His wealthy father-in-law has no respect for him. He cheats customers at the car dealership where he works. And now he's hired a bumbling duo to kidnap his wife--a plan that goes horribly ...
    Character: Marge Gunderson
    United States  1996
  • The Good Old Boys (TV)
    An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.
    Character: Eve Calloway
    United States  1995
  • Beyond Rangoon
    Burma, August 1988. Sisters Laura (Arquette) and Andy (McDormand) Bowman travel to Burma to unwind, only to have political unrest and a repressive regime spoil the holiday. Dr. Laura (yeah, right) loses her passport and must flee ...
    Character: Andy Bowman
    United Kingdom  1995
  • Short Cuts
    Robert Altman interweaves the different everyday stories of Los Angeles who are seemingly unconnected to each other. Based on stories by Raymond Carver, Short Cuts follows 22 Los Angeles residents whose lives intersect over the co...
    United States  1993
  • Crazy in Love (TV)
    Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems. While making a documentary of martial violence Georgie finds herself giving into the overwh...
    United States  1992
  • The Butcher's Wife
    A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big impact on everyone she meets by anti...
    Character: Grace
    United States  1991
  • Barton Fink
    In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer's block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman ...
    Character: Stage Actress (voice)
    United States  1991
  • Darkman
    Scientist Peyton Westlake is working on a project to create synthetic skin. Now the skin he has developed has a flaw--it will not remain stable for more than 99 minutes. His girlfriend, Julie, a lawyer is investigating a developer...
    United States  1990
  • Miller's Crossing
    The 20s. An Irish gangster (Albert Finney) and his trusted lieutenant (Gabriel Byrne) and counselor find their domination of the town threatened by an ambitious Italian underboss (Jon Polito). Just as this threat erupts, the two s...
    United States  1990
  • Hidden Agenda
    Hidden Agenda takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the early '80s and is about a British police officer (Brian Cox) and an American human rights activist (Frances McDormand) who attempt to uncover the truth about the mu...
    United Kingdom  1990
  • Mississippi Burning
    In 1964, when three civil-rights workers, two white and one black, mysteriously disappear while driving through Mississippi, two FBI agents, Ward (Willem Dafoe) and Anderson (Gene Hackman), are sent in to investigate. While Ward i...
    Character: Mrs. Pell
    United States  1988
  • Raising Arizona
    H.I. (Nicolas Cage) and Edwina (Holly Hunter) met and fell in love when she took his mug shots, every time he was arrested for a convenience store robbery. That kind of life is all behind H.I. now, since he married Edwina and they...
    United States  1987
  • Blood Simple
    Abby is cheating on her saloonkeeper husband, Marty. The object of her affections is Ray, one of Marty's bartenders. Marty hires Visser, an unscrupulous detective, to kill them. But Visser has other, more lucrative plans of his ow...
    United States  1984
  • Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
    TV Series (1981-1987). 7 Seasons. 146 episodes. The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct in New York. The original "ensemble drama," this is the story of an overworked, under-staffed police precin...
    United States  1981