Frances Conroy

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Frances Hardman Conroy (born March 15, 1953) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Ruth Fisher on the television series Six Feet Under (2001–2005), for which she won a Golden Globe and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is also known for playing the older version of Moira O'Hara in season one of the television anthology series American Horror Story, which garnered Conroy her first Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television nomination, and as well a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Conroy has received more than 5,470,399 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Frances Conroy is the 986th most popular actor (up from 1,432nd in 2019), the 1,850th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,589th in 2019) and the 485th most popular American Actor.

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  • 5.5M

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  • 67.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Frances Conroy ranks 986 out of 10,030Before her are Liam Hemsworth, Judd Hirsch, Rita Moreno, Giancarlo Esposito, John Carradine, and Lee Remick. After her are Lee J. Cobb, Sam Waterston, Diane Lane, Viola Davis, Michelle Yeoh, and Laura Gemser.

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Among people born in 1953, Frances Conroy ranks 63Before her are José María Aznar, Tony Shalhoub, Jean Tirole, Carlos Queiroz, Valery Gergiev, and Gaetano Scirea. After her are Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia, Nanni Moretti, Jadranka Kosor, Cha Bum-kun, Tchéky Karyo, and Alfred Molina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frances Conroy ranks 1,850 out of 15,968Before her are Robert Wilson (1941), Patricia Cornwell (1956), Sam Houston (1793), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), John Carradine (1906), and Lee Remick (1935). After her are Stanley Donen (1924), Lee J. Cobb (1911), Thomas J. Watson (1874), Anastacia (1968), Sam Waterston (1940), and Diane Lane (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frances Conroy ranks 485Before her are Michael Dudikoff (1954), Kim Hunter (1922), Don Ameche (1908), Judd Hirsch (1935), John Carradine (1906), and Lee Remick (1935). After her are Lee J. Cobb (1911), Sam Waterston (1940), Diane Lane (1965), Viola Davis (1965), Kirstie Alley (1951), and Richard Farnsworth (1920).

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