Frances McDormand Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Apr, 2021
Facts of Frances McDormand
Date of Birth: 1957 , June-23
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Frances McDormand
Birth Name Cynthia Ann Smith
Father Vernon W. McDormand
Mother Noreen E
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession Actor and Producer
Net Worth $100 million
Married Yes
Married to Joel Coen
Children Pedro McDormand Coen
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Academy Award-winning American actress, Frances McDormand is very famous for her appearance in the movie named Fargo. Frances has received several awards such as two Golden Globe Awards,  four Academy Awards, Tony Award,  three BAFTA Awards, and two Emmy Awards.

Who is Frances McDormand? How old is McDormand?

Frances McDormand was born Cynthia Ann Smith on June 23, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois. Later on, she was adopted by a Canadian couple, Vernon W. McDormand( a pastor) and Noreen E(registered nurse and receptionist). She is one of three adopted kids of McDormands.

Regarding her education, she completed her high school degree from Monessen High School in 1975 and later on received a Bachelor of Arts from Bethany College in West Virginia in 1979. Also, she has a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama.

How did Frances McDormand meet Joel Coen?

The 63-years-old, Frances McDormand is a  married woman who has shared the wedding vows with director Joel Coen since 1984. As per some of the sources, they first met in 1983 when McDormand auditioned for the Coen Brothers' first feature, Blood Simple.

Together the pair has adopted a son, Pedro McDormand Coen, from Paraguay in 1994.

CAPTION: Frances McDormand with her husband and son SOURCE: Pop Sugar

What Is Her Net Worth As of 2021? Also, Find Her Career Detail!!!

Frances McDormand is a multi-millionaire. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be around $100 million as per the celebrity net worth. All of her net worth is possible from her successful career as an actor and producer. 

While talking about her career, she started her career as an actor from her appearance in the movie named Blood Simple as Abby. After this, she has worked in several movies and series and has more than 65 acting credits in her name.

Some of her notable work includes Hill Street Blues, Spenser: For Hire, Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo, Leg Work, Genesis Survivor Gaiarth, Bleeding Hearts, Beyond Rangoon, Primal Fear, Paradise Road, Wonder Boys, The Man Who Wasn't There, State of Grace, Friends with Money, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Good Omens

Her upcoming projects are The French Dispatch, Macbeth and Women Talking. 

Did Frances McDormand win for Nomadland?

Yes for her rile in Nomadland she received the Academy Award for Best Actress. The movie which was able to make $6.1 million in the box office has cast star-like Linda May, Charlene Swankie, David Strathairn.

Here is the list of some of her movie appearances and its box office collection.

Movie Box Office Collection  Cast Member
Blood Simple  $3.8 million Dan Hedaya, John Getz, Barry Sonnenfeld
Raising Arizona $29.2 million Holly Hunter, Nicolas Cage, John Goodman
Mississippi Burning  $34.6 million Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe
Passed Away  $4 million Tim Curry, Bob Hoskins, Nancy Travis
Primal Fear  $102.6 million Edward Norton, Richard Gere

 

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