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Frances McDormand

1957 - Today

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Frances Louise McDormand (born Cynthia Ann Smith; June 23, 1957) is an American actress and producer. Throughout her career spanning over four decades, she has gained acclaim for her roles in small-budget independent films. McDormand has received numerous accolades, including four Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and one Tony Award, making her one of the few performers to achieve the "Triple Crown of Acting". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances McDormand has received more than 14,683,174 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Frances McDormand is the 354th most popular actor (up from 521st in 2019), the 667th most popular biography from United States (up from 985th in 2019) and the 182nd most popular American Actor.

Frances McDormand is most famous for her role as a pregnant police officer in the film Fargo.

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  • 64.70

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  • 71

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  • 5.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.70

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Among actors, Frances McDormand ranks 354 out of 9,996Before her are Bibi Andersson, Carrie Fisher, John Cleese, Sally Field, Heath Ledger, and Nancy Reagan. After her are Bela Lugosi, Olivia Newton-John, Brandon Lee, Tim Robbins, Ellen Burstyn, and Penélope Cruz.

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Among people born in 1957, Frances McDormand ranks 11Before her are Dolph Lundgren, Michael Clarke Duncan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Fumio Kishida, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. After her are Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Sid Vicious, Donald Tusk, Christopher Lambert, Gloria Estefan, and Qasem Soleimani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frances McDormand ranks 667 out of 18,182Before her are Hugh Everett III (1930), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933), Carl Barks (1901), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and Nancy Reagan (1921). After her are Stanley Milgram (1933), Michio Kaku (1947), Bob Beamon (1946), Josephine Cochrane (1839), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), and Steven Weinberg (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frances McDormand ranks 182Before her are Raquel Welch (1940), Talia Shire (1946), John Cazale (1935), Carrie Fisher (1956), Sally Field (1946), and Nancy Reagan (1921). After her are Brandon Lee (1965), Tim Robbins (1958), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Don Johnson (1949), Carole Lombard (1908), and Jamie Lee Curtis (1958).

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