Born on June 23, 1957
From Chicago, Illinois
Frances McDormand as "Olive Kitteridge"
Oscar-winner Frances McDormand ("Fargo") and Oscar-nominee Richard Jenkins ("The Visitor") star in the four-part drama "Olive Kitteridge," adapted from Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which spans 25 years. Outspoken middle school teacher Olive has a complex relationship with husband Henry, a good-hearted, selfless pharmacist. She is very critical, and he finds her harsh and hurtful, yet each has traits the other adores, but their son, Christopher, resents her behavior and hates his dad being a victim. The program depicts life in a coastal town and the affects of mental illness.
|Emmy (Primetime) (2015)||Won||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie|
|Golden Globe (2015)||Nominated||Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries|