Frances Fisher

Inside Biography

Frances Louise Fischer is a British American actress born on 11th of May, 1952 in Milford, Sea, and Hampshire, England. She is known best for her portrayal of Deborah ‘Red’ Saxon on the opera The Edge of Night as well as the portrayal of strong women on the TV and the film fraternity.

Born to parents William Irving Fisher and mother Olga Rosine, she had travelled a lot and moved from city to city for nine times by the age of nine, owing to her father’s job. The family had moved to Colombia, Canada, Turkey, Italy, Brazil and France by the time she was 15. After her mother’s death, she took up the responsibility of taking care of her family of two including her father and brother. She completed high school from the Lutcherstark High School situated in Orange, Texas. She performed in theatre productions in her high school and did a job as a secretary later.

She moved to New York to pursue her interest in theatre and did a 14 year stage career by being involved with the Actors Studio. She also acted for the Barter Theatre. Her theatre roles include acting in finishing the Picture and The Cherry Orchard.

The ABC daytime soap opera, The Edge of Night, portrayed her as Deborah Saxon and was her noted role on television. She appeared next in other TV productions like the Roseanne, Newhart, In the Heat of the Night, Matlock, Strange Luck and Becker. She also played the role of Lucille Ball in Lucy and Desi, a television film. WB series Glory Days, To Love and Die, Grey’s anatomy, Two and a Half Men, Sons of Anarchy, The Shield, CSI, Castle and Cold Case also portray her.

After her film debut in Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?, Fisher appeared in other films like Pink Cadillac, Welcome Home: Roxy Charmichael, Unforgiven, True Crime, House of Sand and Fog, Jolene, The Lincoln Lawyer etc. her notable film role includes acting as Ruth Dewitt Bukater, the mother of Rose in the blockbuster film Titanic.

As far as her personal life is concerned, Fisher has been married once. When she was 18 she married her boyfriend of high school Billy Mack Hamilton. Unfortunately the relationship did not last long and they divorced two years later. Her relationship details after her divorce are unknown. She later was in a relationship with actor Clint Eastwood and the relationship lasted for six long years. The couple has a daughter Francesca Eastwood together who was born on 1993.

Frances Fisher has acc u mulated a net worth of 145 million dollars owing to her roles in a number of blockbuster movies and TV shows. She is considered to be one of the most paid actresses and acts beautifully even at the age of 63.


by Bchrome, 02 Dec, 2015

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