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Frances McDormand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Frances
age 61 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

Frances Conroy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Frances
age 65 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
age 66 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
age 26 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
Dec. at 92 (1919-2011) 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
age 74 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
Dec. at 59 (1839-1898) 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
Dec. at 75 (1849-1924) 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
Dec. at 95 (1909-2004) 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
Dec. at 85 (1880-1965) 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
Dec. at 84 (1922-2006) 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
Dec. at 83 (1864-1947) 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
age 89 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
Dec. at 87 (1902-1989) 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
age 61 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

Frances Burney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Frances
Dec. at 88 (1752-1840) 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
Dec. at 57 (1913-1970) 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
Died at 57 (1795-1852) 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
Dec. at 73 (1924-1997) 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
Dec. at 82 (1899-1981) 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
age 86 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
Dec. at 92 (1913-2005) 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
age 78 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 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