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Frances Fisher Biography

Birth Place:
Milford on Sea, Hampshire, England

Fast Facts

  • Spent parts of her childhood in Colombia, Brazil, France and Italy because of her father's job in the oil industry
  • Worked as a secretary after high school, balancing it with her growing involvement in community theater
  • Narrowly escaped a house fire on Christmas in 2001 with her daughter, Francesca
  • Served on the National Board of Directors for the Screen Actors Guild
  • Supporter of the anti-violence organization Peace Over Violence


  • 1997Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated