Frances McDormand Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Frances McDormand Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth June 23, 1957
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Joel Coen

Frances McDormand is a renowned American actress who has given stellar performances in films like Fargo (1996), Mississippi Burning (1988), Almost Famous (2000), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), etc.

Born Name

Cynthia Ann Smith

Nick Name

Frances McDormand, Fran

Frances McDormand as seen holding her SAG Award in 2015
Frances McDormand as seen holding her SAG Award in 2015 (Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Gibson City, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Frances went to Monessen High School and graduated in 1975.

She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Theater from Bethany College in 1979. She attended the Yale School of Drama and received her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1982.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Vernon McDormand (Adoptive) (Pastor)
  • Mother – Noreen Nickelson (Adoptive) (Nurse, Receptionist)
  • Siblings – Dorothy McDormand (Adoptive Sister), Kenneth McDormand (Adoptive Brother)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Frances has dated –

  1. Joel Coen (1983-Present) – She got married to filmmaker Joel Coen on April 1, 1984. The couple adopted a 6-month-old baby boy named Pedro McDormand Coen from Paraguay in 1995.
Frances and Joel Coen as seen at the after-party for the film Almost Famous
Frances and Joel Coen as seen at the after-party for the film Almost Famous (Francesmcdormandworld / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Black

However, she often dyes her hair ‘Blonde’.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Chin dimple

Frances as seen with her son Pedro at the 2018 Academy Awards
Frances as seen with her son Pedro at the 2018 Academy Awards (Pedro McDormand Coen / Instagram)

Frances McDormand Facts

  1. She is among a select group of actresses who have won the prestigious Triple Crown of Acting with a Tony, Emmy, and Oscar award to their names.
  2. Her portrayal of the Handler in Æon Flux (2005) was considered for a nomination in the ‘Worst Supporting Actress’ category at the 2006 Razzie Awards. In the end, she did not secure that nomination.
  3. Her Oscar-winning performance as Marge Gunderson in Fargo (1996) was listed as the 27th Greatest Movie Character of All Time by Premiere Magazine in 2004.
  4. In 2018, her ‘Best Actress’ Oscar statue (for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) was briefly stolen by Terry Bryant at the Governors Ball after-party.

Featured Image by Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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