Frances Conroy

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Quotes (2)

  • Frances: It's actually meditative to sit in a character for an extended period of time, realizing what your relationship is to who you're playing and then letting go, just being there.

  • Frances: I guess you're happy if you have some kind of balance in you. I'm a human being. I have days when I feel paralyzed, days when I feel like a slug. Then I have days when I have good energy, I've read the newspaper and I've done different things.

Trivia (16)

  • Frances provided a commentary for the episode The Rainbow Of Her Reasons with Jill Soloway for the Season 5 DVD of Six Feet Under.

  • In 2000, Frances received an Outer Critics Circle Award in the category of Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role in "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan."

  • In 1990, Frances won the Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role in The Secret Rapture.

  • Although playing the character Nate's mother on Six Feet Under, in reality Frances is less than twelve years older then the actor portraying him, Peter Krause.

  • Frances began her acting career on the road with John Houseman's The Acting Company.

  • Frances won a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Broadway hit "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan".

  • Frances made her screen debut in Manhattan directed by Woody Allen.

  • Frances won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series for her work in Six Feet Under in 2004.

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