Frances McDormand is one of the most celebrated and seasoned American actresses known for her roles in Coen Brothers’ directed films such as ‘Blood Simple’ and ‘Fargo’. After starting with theatre and Broadways, she made her acting debut in the 1984 film ‘Blood Simple’, a crime drama. The success of the film and praises for her roles opened ways for her to get signed on for more films and another major career breakthrough came in the mid 90s with another Coen Brothers’ film ‘Fargo’, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Frances McDormand notable films include titles such as ‘Burn After Reading’, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’, ‘North Country’, ‘The Man Who Wasn’t there’, ‘Almost Famous’, ‘Lone Star’ and ‘Hidden in America’. Among her vast filmography, her best roles are considered to be ‘Fargo’, ‘Wonder Boys’, ‘Almost Famous’ and ‘North Country’ as for these titles, she became the recipient of many national and international awards. She has won BAFTA Awards, Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for her performances over the years.
Apart from these notable critical and box office successes, there have been times when Frances McDormand has missed the mark and faced failures. The worst Frances McDormand films are ‘The Botany of Desire’, ‘This Must be the Place’ and ‘Chattahoochee’.