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Frances McDormand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances McDormand Frances Louise McDormand is an American actress. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of the Coen brothers' films, including Blood Simple, Raising ...more

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Frances Conroy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Conroy Frances Hardman Conroy is an American actress. She is best known for playing Ruth Fisher on the television series Six Feet Under. Her work on the show won her acclaim and several awards, ...more

Frances Fisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Fisher Frances Louise Fisher is a British-born American actress. Fisher began her career in theatre and later starred as detective Deborah 'Red' Saxon in the ABC daytime soap opera The Edge of Night. ...more

Frances Bean Cobain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Bean Cobain Frances Bean Cobain is an American visual artist, and only child of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love.

Frances Bay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Bay Frances Bay was a Canadian American character actress, best known for playing quirky, eccentric, albeit usually sweet natured elderly women on film and television. She didn't enter the acting ...more

Frances de la Tour is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances de la Tour Frances de la Tour is an English actress, known for her role as Miss Ruth Jones in the television sitcom Rising Damp from 1974 until 1978. She is a Tony Award winner and three-time Olivier Award ...more

Frances Willard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Willard Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Her influence was instrumental in the passage of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth ...more

Frances Hodgson Burnett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett was an American-English playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret ...more

Frances Dee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Dee Frances Marion Dee was an American actress. She starred opposite Maurice Chevalier in the early talkie musical, Playboy of Paris. She starred in the film An American Tragedy in a role later ...more

Frances Perkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Perkins Frances Perkins was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, ...more

Frances Bergen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Bergen Frances Bergen was an American actress and fashion model. She was the wife of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and the mother of actress Candice Bergen and film & television editor Kris Bergen.

Frances Folsom Cleveland Prest... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston Frances Clara Folsom Cleveland Preston was the wife of the President of the United States Grover Cleveland and the 22nd and 24th First Lady of the United States from 1886 to 1889 and again from ...more

Frances Sternhagen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Sternhagen Frances Hussey Sternhagen is an American actress. Sternhagen has appeared On- and Off-Broadway, in movies, and on TV since the 1950s.

Frances Bavier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Bavier Frances Elizabeth Bavier was an American stage and television actress. Originally from New York theatre, Bavier worked in film and television from the 1950s. She is best known as the role of ...more

Frances Barber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Barber Frances Barber is an English actress who has appeared in stage and television productions. Her parents are S. W. Brookes and Gladys Simpson; Barber is the fourth of six children. She attended ...more

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Frances Burney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Burney Frances Burney, also known as Fanny Burney and after her marriage as Madame d'Arblay, was an English novelist, diarist and playwright. She was born in Lynn Regis, now King's Lynn, England, on 13 ...more

Frances Farmer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Farmer Frances Elena Farmer was an American actress and television host. She is perhaps better known for sensationalized accounts of her life, especially her involuntary commitment to a mental ...more

Frances Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Wright Frances Wright also widely known as Fanny Wright, was a Scottish-born lecturer, writer, freethinker, feminist, abolitionist, and social reformer, who became a U. S. citizen in 1825. That year ...more

Frances Foster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Foster Frances Foster was an American film, television and stage actress. She was also an award-winning stage director.

Frances Yates is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Yates Dame Frances Amelia Yates DBE FBA was an English historian who focused on the study of the Renaissance. In an academic capacity, she taught at the Warburg Institute of the University of London ...more

Frances Fox Piven is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Fox Piven Frances Fox Piven is an American professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, where she has taught since 1982. Piven is known equally for her ...more

Frances Langford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Langford Julia Frances Langford was an American singer and entertainer who was popular during the Golden Age of Radio and also made film appearances over two decades.

Frances Willard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Willard Frances Louise Willard is an American magician. The daughter of magician Harry Willard, who performed as "Willard the Wizard", she began her career at age six as an assistant to her ...more

Frances England is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances England Frances England is a children's musician from San Francisco, CA. Her style of music is generally described as Indie and/or Folk. In 2006, England wrote and recorded her first album of songs ...more

Frances Phillips is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Frances

Frances Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Goodrich Frances Goodrich was an American dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her collaborations with her partner and husband Albert Hackett.

Frances Drake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Drake Frances Drake was an American actress, best known for playing Eponine in Les Misérables.

Frances Ruffelle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Ruffelle Frances Ruffelle is an English musical theatre actress and recording artist. She won a Tony Award in 1987 and represented the United Kingdom in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ...more

Frances Buss Buch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Buss Buch Frances Buss Buch was the first female television director in the United States.

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Frances Mayes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Mayes Frances Mayes is an American university professor, poet, memoirist, essayist, and novelist. Born and raised in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Mayes attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, ...more

Frances Vernon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Vernon Frances Vernon was a British novelist. She wrote her first novel Privileged Children at the age of sixteen. It won the Author's Club First Novel Award. She studied briefly at New Hall, Cambridge ...more

Frances Rings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Rings Frances Rings is an Indigenous Australian dancer, choreographer and television presenter. She was born in Adelaide, South Australia and is a descendant of the Kokatha people. She is a member of ...more

Frances Lee McCain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Lee McCain Frances Lee McCain, also known as Lee McCain, is an American actress.

Frances Marion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Marion Frances Marion was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century alongside June Mathis and Anita Loos. She was the ...more

Frances Partridge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Partridge Frances Catherine Partridge CBE was a long-lived member of the Bloomsbury Group and a writer, probably best known for the publication of her diaries. She married Ralph Partridge in 1933. The ...more

Frances Yeend is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Yeend Frances Yeend was an American classical soprano who had an active international career as a concert and opera singer during the 1940s through the 1960s. She had a long and fruitful association ...more

Frances Itani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Itani Frances Susan Itani is a Canadian fiction writer, poet and essayist. She is a Member of the Order of Canada. Itani was born in Belleville, Ontario and grew up in Quebec. She studied nursing in ...more

Frances McGovern is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances McGovern Frances McGovern was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. She was born in Akron, Ohio and lived there all of her life. She was a lawyer by ...more

Frances Leviston is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Leviston Frances Leviston is a British poet. Born in Edinburgh, Frances Leviston later moved to Sheffield. She studied at St Hilda's College in Oxford University, where she read English. Leviston then ...more

Frances Allen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Allen Frances Elizabeth "Fran" Allen is an American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers. Her achievements include seminal work in compilers, code ...more

Frances Crook is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Crook Frances Crook OBE is the Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, the oldest penal reform charity in the United Kingdom.

Frances Faye is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Faye Frances Faye was a United States cabaret and show tune singer and pianist. She was born to a working-class Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York City. She was a second cousin of actor Danny Kaye.

Frances Negrón-Muntaner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Negrón-Muntaner Frances Negrón-Muntaner is an award-winning Puerto Rican filmmaker, writer, and scholar. Her work is focused on a comparative exploration of coloniality, primarily in Puerto Rico and the ...more

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Frances Reid is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Reid Frances Reid, born as Anna May Priest was an American dramatic actress. Although she starred in many productions, she is best known for her portrayal of Alice Horton on the NBC daytime soap ...more

Frances Hyland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Hyland Frances Hyland OC was a Canadian stage, film and television actress. Hyland studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, making her professional debut in London as Stella in A Streetcar Named ...more

Frances Cuka is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Cuka Frances Cuka is a British actress, principally on television, whose career has spanned nearly fifty years. Cuka was born in London, England, the daughter of Letitia Alice Annie, a tailor, and ...more

Frances Tomelty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Tomelty Frances Tomelty is a Northern Irish actress.

Frances White is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances White Frances White is a British actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Kate Hamilton in Crossroads and as Miss Flood in the BBC sitcom May to December. She is very much involved with Ireland ...more

Frances Buss is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Buss Frances Mary Buss was a headmistress and an English pioneer of women's education. The daughter of Robert William Buss, a painter and etcher, and his wife, Frances Fleetwood, Buss was one of six ...more

Frances Jennings Casement is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Frances Jennings Casement Frances Jennings Casement was an American suffragette and voting advocate from Painesville, Ohio. Her father Charles C. Jennings was a politician active in the abolition movement in the 1830s. ...more