Frances Conroy

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  • Birth Place: Monroe, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/13/1953, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Frances Conroy Fast Facts:
  • Studied under John Houseman and Marian Seldes at Juilliard.
  • Made her film debut in 1979 in Woody Allen's Manhattan (as a Shakespearean actress).
  • Won a 1989-90 Drama Desk Award for her performance in The Secret Rapture.
  • Has appeared in multiple plays written by Arthur Miller, the first of which, The Last Yankee, earned her a 1993 Obie Award.
  • Replaced Blythe Danner late in rehearsals for the 1998 off-Broadway premiere of Miller's The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, which later netted her a Tony nomination when it ran on Broadway.
  • Appeared with her husband, performance artist Jan Munroe, in the 1994 off-Broadway drama Booth; Munroe later auditioned for the role of George in Six Feet Under.
  • Frances Conroy Relationships:
  • Jonathan Furst - Ex-husband
  • Vincent Conroy - Father
  • Jan Munroe - Husband
  • Frances Conroy Awards:
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2000 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • College:
  • The Juilliard School, New York, NY (1977); attended Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

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