Frances Conroy

Frances Conroy

Date of Birth

Birthday: November 13
Birthplace: Monroe, Georgia

A graduate of The Juilliard School's Drama Division, Frances Conroy's work encompasses stage, film and television. Conroy is a four-time Emmy® nominee, Golden Globe® winner and Screen Actors Guild winner for her role on the cult hit series Six Feet Under.

A graduate of The Juilliard School's Drama Division, Frances Conroy's work encompasses stage, film and television. Conroy is a four-time Emmy® nominee, Golden Globe® winner and Screen Actors Guild winner for her role on the cult hit series Six Feet Under. Conroy’s television credits also include American Horror Story plus its follow ups, American Horror Story: Asylum, American Horror Story: Coven, and American Horror Story: Freakshow; the miniseries Queen; Murder in a Small Town; and guest roles on ER, Desperate Housewives, How I Met Your Mother, Nip/Tuck, and Happy Town. In theatre, she has been in multiple productions at Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre and Lincoln Center including Our Town, first performed on Broadway and then taped for PBS's Great Performances. Conroy was also in The Lady From Dubuque and Three Tall Women.

She received an OBIE Award for Arthur Miller's The Last Yankee and a Tony Award nomination for The Ride Down Mt. Morgan. She has received four Drama Desk Award nominations, and garnered the award for David Hare's The Secret Rapture. She was last seen in the 2006 Mark Taper production of Pyrenees. Conroy has appeared in numerous films including Manhattan, Another Woman, Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Aviator, The Neon Bible, Scent Of A Woman, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catwoman, Shopgirl, Broken Flowers, and independent features such as Ira and Abby and Humboldt County. In 2010, Conroy portrayed Robert De Niro’s wife in Stone directed by John Curran, and opposite Kris Kristofferson in Provinces of Night, a.k.a. Bloodworth.

More about Frances Conroy at: IMDb Wikipedia

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Awards & Nominations

6 Nominations
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2014
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2012
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2006
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2005
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2003
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2002
Frances Conroy of American Horror Story arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Frances Conroy of American Horror Story arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Frances Conroy of American Horror Story arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Frances Conroy of American Horror Story arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Frances Conroy of American Horror Story arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Frances Conroy of American Horror Story arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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