Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting: an Academy Award for Fargo (1996), a Tony Award for the Broadway play Good People (2011), and an Emmy Award for the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014). McDormand won a Golden Globe for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).
She has been married to filmmaker Joel Coen since 1984 and has starred in various films by the Coen brothers, including Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), Fargo (1996), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Burn After Reading (2008), and Hail, Caesar! (2016). She has been nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Mississippi Burning (1988), Almost Famous (2000), and North Country (2005). Her other films include Short Cuts (1993), Primal Fear (1996), Wonder Boys (2000), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Good Dinosaur (2015), and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). The latter earned her the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama.
McDormand made her Broadway debut in the 1984 revival of Awake and Sing, and received a Tony Award nomination for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1988 revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. She returned to Broadway for the first time in 20 years to star in the 2008 revival of The Country Girl, leading to a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play. Wikipedia