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- Who is Frances McDormand married to?
Frances McDormand has been married to filmmaker Joel Coen since 1984. McDormand has starred in several films directed or co-directed by Coen, including 'Blood Simple' (1984), 'Raising Arizona' (1987), 'Miller's Crossing' (1990), 'Barton Fink' (1991), 'Fargo' (1996), 'The Man Who Wasn't There' (2001), 'Burn After Reading' (2008), 'Hail, Caesar!' (2016) and 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' (2021).
- Where does Frances McDormand live?
Frances McDormand and her family live in Bolinas, California.
- Why did Frances McDormand howl at the 2021 Oscars?
When accepting the Academy Award for Best Picture for 'Nomadland' at the 2021 Oscars, actress-producer Frances McDormand shouted a wolf howl onstage. The gesture was a tribute to the film's production sound recordist, Michael Wolf Snyder, who died shortly before the Oscars ceremony.
- What did Frances McDormand wear to the Oscars?
At the 2019 Oscars, Frances McDormand famously wore custom yellow Valentino Birkenstocks.
- What did Frances McDormand call for at the end of her Oscar acceptance speech?
At the end of her acceptance speech for the Academy Award for Best Actress as the 2018 Oscars, Frances McDormand said "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentleman: inclusion rider." An inclusion rider is a clause in contracts that requires race and gender diversity in entertainment productions.
- How old was Frances McDormand in 'Blood Simple'?
The movie 'Blood Simple' premiered on Oct. 12, 1984 when star Frances McDormand was 27 years old.
- Why did Frances McDormand change her name?
Frances McDormand was born Cynthia Ann Smith. Before she was two years old she was adopted by Vernon and Noreen McDormand, who legally changed her name.
- Who stole Frances McDormand's Oscar?
At the Governor's Ball afterparty following the 2018 Oscars, Frances McDormand's Academy Award for Best Actress was briefly stolen by a man named Terry Bryant who bragged about "winning" the award in a video posted on social media. McDormand's Oscar was quickly recovered shortly afterward. Bryant was arrested for felony grand theft, but the charges were later dropped.
- How old was Frances McDormand in 'Fargo'?
The movie 'Fargo' was released on March 8, 1996 when star Frances McDormand was 38 years old.