• Frances  McDormand

    Frances McDormand Awards

    Born on June 23rd, 1957

    From Gibson City, Illinois

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon -- an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence -- gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Won
Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2018)
Won
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actress in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2015)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
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Burn After Reading

When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst (John Malkovich) falls into the hands of Linda Litzke (Frances McDormand) and Chad Feldheimer (Brad Pitt), the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo doofuses and those in their orbit.

Golden Globe (2009)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
North Country Poster

North Country

Single mother Josey Aimes (Charlize Theron) is part of a group of the first women to work at a local iron mine in Minnesota. Offended that they have to work with women, male workers at Eveleth Mines lash out at them and subject them to sexual harassment. Appalled by the constant stream of insults, sexually explicit language and physical abuse, Josey -- despite being cautioned against it by family and friends -- files a historic sexual harassment lawsuit.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2006)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Fargo Poster

Fargo

"Fargo" is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi), (Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father (Harve Presnell), paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1997)
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1997)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Won
Actress in a Leading Role
Hidden in America Poster

Hidden in America

A kindly doctor (Bruce Davison) tries to help a downsized assembly-line worker (Beau Bridges) and his starving children.

Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Miniseries or Special
Mississippi Burning Poster

Mississippi Burning

When a group of civil rights workers goes missing in a small Mississippi town, FBI agents Alan Ward (Willem Dafoe) and Rupert Anderson (Gene Hackman) are sent in to investigate. Local authorities refuse to cooperate with them, and the African American community is afraid to, precipitating a clash between the two agents over strategy. As the situation becomes more volatile, the direct approach is abandoned in favor of more aggressive, hard-line tactics.

Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role