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Creator / Frances McDormand

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"Movie stars have careers — actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again."

Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957 in Gibson City, Illinois) is an award-winning American actor.

She is best known for her roles in The Coen Brothers' films, and has been married to Joel Coen since 1984.

She's won the Triple Crown of Acting (three Oscars, one Emmy, and one Tony), and a further Oscar and Emmy as a producer.

Her many screen credits include:

Tropes associated with her career include:

  • Real-Life Relative: McDormand is married to Joel Coen and frequently stars in Coen Brothers films.
  • "Sesame Street" Cred: She played a prominent role in the Sesame Street video Big Bird Gets Lost, which she recalled in that page's main quote as a "rewarding" experience.