Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand (née Cynthia Ann Smith) is an American actress. She first gained recognition in films like 1984's Blood Simple and 1987's Raising Arizona and on television in Hill Street Blues (1985). McDormand achieved critical acclaim starring in the 1988 Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire, which earned her a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play, and for starring in the 1988 film Mississippi Burning, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She later won the first of three Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performance in the 1996w film Fargo. She also won the Academy Award for Best Actress for 2017's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and 2020's Nomandland while also winning the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing the latter. McDormand has also won a Tony Award for 2011's 'Good People,' two Emmy Awards for 2014's Olive Kitteridge, and three Golden Globe awards. Her other most famous films include 1996's Primal Fear, 2000's Almost Famous, 2005's North Country 2011's Transformers: Dark of the Moon and 2021's The Tragedy of Macbeth. She is the only person to win Oscars for both starring in and producing the same film. McDormand is also known for being married to filmmaker Joel Coen, who has directed her in several films, since 1984.
Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh accepts the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for "Everything Everywhere All at Once" onstage during the 95th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 12, 2023.
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Emmys 2015: Frances McDormand Wins Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie for 'Olive Kitteridge'