Frances Fisher Biography

Birthday: 1952-05-11
Place of Birth: Milford-on-the-sea, Hampshire
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Wiki Biography: Frances Fisher began by apprenticing at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. She spent 14 years based in New York City, playing leads in over 30 productions of plays by such noted writers as John Arden, Noel Coward, Emily Mann, Joe Orton, Sam Shepard, William Shakespeare, Jean Claude Van Italie, Eudora Welty and Tennessee Williams. She won a Drama Desk Award - Best Ensemble for the American Premier of Caryl Churchill's "Three More Sleepless Nights", played in the American premier of Judith Thompson's "The Crackwalker" and originated roles in Elia Kazan's "The Chain" and Arthur Miller's last play, "Finishing the Picture". Besides working with Kazan and Miller, some of Ms. Fisher's more interesting theater experiences were creating roles from two great works of literature: George Orwell's "1984" and Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame". Ms. Fisher worked at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles alongside Annette Bening and Alfred Molina in Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard". Fisher is starring in "Sexy Laundry" with Paul Ben-Victor at the Hayworth Theatre in Los Angeles. She studied with Stella Adler and became a lifetime member of the Actors Studio by actually "walking up the stairs" and auditioning for legendary acting teacher Lee Strasberg.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Edge of Night Detective Deborah 'Red' Saxon 1956 Crime
Strange Luck Angie 1995 Drama
To Love and Die 2008 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Titanic Ruth Dewitt Bukater 1943 0, 0
Heart Jeannie 1987 Comedy, Drama
Patty Hearst 1988 Drama
Heavy Petting 1989 Documentary
Bum Rap Phyllis 1989 Comedy
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael 1990 Drama, Comedy
L.A. Story 1991 0, 0, Biography
Frame Up Jo Westlake 1991 Action, Drama, Thriller
Molly & Gina Molly McKenna 1994
BabyFever 1994 Comedy, Drama
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up Jo Baker 1994 Action
The Stars Fell on Henrietta 1995 Drama
Female Perversions Annunciata 1997 Drama
Do Me a Favor Librarian 1997 Crime, Drama
Wild America 1997 Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Big Tease 1999
The Audrey Hepburn Story 2000 Drama
The Rising Place Virginia Wilder 2001 Drama
Blue Car 2003 Drama
House of Sand and Fog Connie Walsh 2003 Drama
Laws of Attraction Sara Miller 2004 Comedy, Romance
Mrs. Harris Marge Richey Jacobson 2006 Drama, Thriller
The Night of the White Pants 2006
A Single Woman 2007
My Sexiest Year 2007
In the Valley of Elah 2007 0, Game Show, Comedy
The Kingdom Elaine Flowers 2007 Action, Drama, Thriller
Jolene Cindy 2008 Drama
Janie Jones Lily 2011
Golf in the Kingdom Eve Greene 2011
Sedona Tammy 2011 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Silent Thief Candi Henderson 2012 Thriller
The M Word Carson Riley 2013 Comedy
Red Wing Momma B 2013 Drama, Romance
Unforgiven Strawberry Alice 2013 0, 0
Plush Camila 2013
Any Day Now Judge Meyerson 2013 Drama