Chicago, IL, USA
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Marge Gunderson In Fargo (1996), Dean Sara Gaskell In Wonder Boys (2000).
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Cynthia Ann Smith
Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, with an Academy Award for Fargo (1996), a Tony Award for the Broadway play Good People (2011), and an Emmy Award for the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014).
Actress, Producer, Voice Artist
Monessen High School, Monessen, Pennsylvania, United States (1975)
B.A.,Theater, Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia, United States (1979), M.F.A.,Yale School Of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1982)
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Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She has won an Academy Award and a Tony Award. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of the Coen brothers' films, including Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), Fargo (1996), which won her the Academy Award for Best Actress, The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Burn After Reading (2008).
McDormand is also a three-time nominee of the Academy Award For Best Supporting Actress for her performances in Mississippi Burning (1988), Almost Famous (2000) and North Country (2005). Her other films include, Short Cuts (1993), Primal Fear (1996), Wonder Boys (2000) and Something's Gotta Give (2003). She has also been nominated for four Golden Globes, three BAFTA Awards,and an Emmy Award.
She made her Broadway debut in 1984 in the play Awake and Sing. In 1988, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance as Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire. She returned to Broadway for the first time in twenty years in 2008 to star in the revival of The Country Girl and received a Drama Desk nomination. In 2011, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance as Margi Walsh in Good People.
Vernon W. McDormand (Adopted Father) (A Disciples Of Christ Pastor.)
Noreen E. (Nickleson) (Adopted Mother) (A Registered Nurse And Receptionist.)
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
United Talent Agency (LA)
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