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Who Is The Most Famous Frances In The World?

Updated February 12, 2021 576 votes 26 voters 8.9k views68 items

List RulesVote up all of the Franceses you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Frances can you think of? The famous Franceses below have many different professions, including notable actors named Frances, famous authors named Frances, and even musicians named Frances.

Frances McDormand is certainly one of the most famous Franceses on this list. One of the actresses named Frances, she is best known for her collaborations with the Coen brothers, including Fargo and Burn After Reading. Almost Famous, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and Olive Kitteridge are among her notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Frances is Frances Conroy. She played Ruth Fisher on Six Feet Under. She has also appeared in several seasons of American Horror Story.

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    Frances Louise McDormand (born Cynthia Ann Smith, June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She...  more

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    Frances Conroy

    1953-11-13
    Frances Hardman Conroy (born November 13, 1953) is an American actress. She is best known for...  more

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    Frances Bean Cobain (born August 18, 1992) is an American visual artist and model. She is the...  more

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    Frances Fisher

    1952-05-11
    Frances Louise Fisher (born 11 May 1952) is an English-born American actress. Fisher began her...  more

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    Frances Ann O'Connor (born 12 June 1967) is an English-Australian actress. She is best known...  more
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    Frances Farmer

    1913-09-19
    Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913—August 1, 1970) was an American actress and...  more
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    Frances Bay

    1919-01-23
    Frances Evelyn Bay (née Goffman; January 23, 1919 – September 15, 2011) was a...  more
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    Frances Bergen

    1922-09-14
    Frances Bergen (née Westerman; September 14, 1922 – October 2, 2006) was an American actress...  more
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    Frances de la Tour, also Frances J. de Lautour, (born 30 July 1944) is an English actress,...  more
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    Frances Bavier

    1902-12-14
    Frances Elizabeth Bavier (December 14, 1902 – December 6, 1989) was an American stage and...  more
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    Frances Dee

    1909-11-26
    Frances Marion Dee (November 26, 1909 – March 6, 2004) was an American actress. She starred...  more
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    Julia Frances Langford (April 4, 1913 – July 11, 2005) was an American singer and entertainer...  more
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    Frances Drake

    1912-10-22
    Frances Drake (born Frances Morgan Dean, October 22, 1912 – January 18, 2000) was an American...  more
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    Frances Goodrich (December 21, 1890 – January 29, 1984) was an American dramatist and...  more
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    Frances Willard

    1839-09-28
    Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American...  more

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    Frances Hussey Sternhagen (born January 13, 1930) is an American actress. Sternhagen has...  more
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    Frances England is a children's musician from San Francisco, CA. Her style of music is...  more
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    Frances Fox Piven (born October 10, 1932) is an American professor of political science and...  more
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    Frances Marion

    1888-11-18
    Frances Marion (born Marion Benson Owens, November 18, 1888 – May 12, 1973) was an American...  more

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    Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British-born American...  more
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    Frances Barber

    1957-05-13
    Frances Barber (born Frances Brookes, 13 May 1957) is an English actress. She received Olivier...  more
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    Frances Heflin

    1920-09-20
    Mary Frances Heflin (September 20, 1920 – June 1, 1994) was an American actress....  more
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    Frances Faye

    1912-11-04
    Frances Faye (November 4, 1912 – November 8, 1991) was an American cabaret and show tune...  more
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    Frances Mayes

    1940-04-04
    Frances Mayes is an American university professor, poet, memoirist, essayist, and...  more
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    Frances Allen

    1932-08-04
    Frances Elizabeth "Fran" Allen (born August 4, 1932) is an American computer scientist and...  more