In 1998, Frances was nominated for a SAG award for her role in Titanic. The category was Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture.
Frances had talked to director Peter Howitt about making a movie based on her role from Laws of Attraction. Unfortunately, the movie didn't do well enough to warrant a spin-off.
Originally Sissy Spacek was cast in the role of Dr. Weaver's birth mother in E.R. When scheduling conflicts forced her out, Frances stepped into the role.
In 2003, Frances Fisher appeared in A&E's Biography: Clint Eastwood.
Frances was originally cast as the wife/mom on Home Improvement. They recast the role with Patricia Richardson because Frances had no chemistry with Tim Allen.
In 2001, while filming Glory Days in Vancouver, Francis and her daughter were rushed to Lyon's Gate Hospital after their rental house burned down. Frances had a severe burn on her hand, and her daughter was treated for smoke inhalation.
Frances is a vegan.
Frances is good friends with Clint Eastwood's current wife, Dina.
Frances has been an avid environmentalist for many years. She tries to use her celebrity status to promote "green" causes and sits on the board of several environmental groups.
Francis attended Lutcher Stark High School on the Gulf Coast of Texas.
Frances first began acting at the Orange Community Playhouse in Orange, Texas. She was working as a secretary and would rush from work to rehearsals.
Frances' break-up with actor/director Clint Eastwood was amicable. He even later cast her in his fim True Crime in 1999 (after their split).
Frances joined the Actor's Studio in 1981.
Frances's best friend is actress Sharon Gabet. They met in 1976 on the set of the soap opera The Edge of Night.
Frances's daughter Francesca Fisher-Eastwood played her daughter in the movie "The Stars Fell on Henrietta".
Frances has light red hair and blue eyes.
Frances is now a US citizen, she was born in England.
Frances is godmother to Jasmine Joshua.
Frances has a daughter with actor Clint Eastwood, Francesca Fisher-Eastwood, born in 1993.
Frances was married to Billy Mack Hamilton from 1970 to 1972.
Frances is 5'4" tall.
Frances (on the breakup with Clint Eastwood): I tried to be understanding. I try to be forgiving. I know some women can overlook their partner's occasional infidelities. But that sort of behaviour just doesn't wash with me. For me, the sanctity of the bedroom is of the most fundamental importance.
Frances: I was trained, just because of the way I grew up, to be the new kid on the block, always to learn how to fit in, learn how to be a chameleon and to be able to adapt quickly to my surroundings.