Frances Conroy Biography

    Updated On Nov 28, 2017 Published On Aug 18, 2017
    Facts of Frances Conroy
    Date of Birth: 1953 , November-13
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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    France Conroy is a native of Monroe, Georgia, born to Ossie Hardman and Vincent Paul Conroy. Her father was business executive of Irish descent and her mother also served in a business sector.

    Conroy attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and later moved to New York City to study drama at the Neighborhood Playhouse and the Juilliard School.

    Frances professionally started her acting career during the 1970s, with regional and tour companies, and appeared as Desdemona at the Delacorte Theatre in a production of "Othello" with Raul Julia and Richard Dreyfuss.

    Her debut movie was the Woody Allen’s 1979 classic, Manhattan; appeared as a Shakespearean. In the following year, she appeared in Edward Albee’s "The Lady From Dubuque".

    Conroy mainly focused on her stage career from 1980 to 2000. During that time, she appeared in productions of "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan", "The Little Foxes", and "Our Town". Aside from her stage career, she had small roles in the movies like falling in Love, Rocket Gibraltar and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels that time.

    In 2001, Frances Conroy landed in TV series “Six Feet Under” portraying a lead role of Ruth Fisher. The actress has starred in more than 41 TV series.  Besides TV series, Conroy featured in over 42 movies and 11 TV series. In July 2017, it was announced that Conroy would appear in TV series "American Horror Story: Cult", for the sixth time in the show.

    Throughout her acting career, actress Frances Conroy has received several prestigious nominations and awards for her tremendous work. She received her very first award in 1990, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for "The Secret Rapture".

    Further, she has a long list of awards and honors such as Obie Award, and respectively Outer Critics Circle Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstand Performace by an Ensemble in a Drama series, and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in Television Series Drama.  

    Conroy has also nominated for several prestigious awards such as OFTA Television Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Saturn Awards.

    Accounting her personal life, Frances Conroy is a married woman. Her spouse Jan Munroe is  L.A's performance artist. However, there is no any information regarding their children. The couple is still together and living a good life without any rumors.

    Talking about her nationality, actress Frances holds an American citizenship and is of the white ethnicity. Once she had a car crash in which she got the corneal damage of her eyes which was caused due to strike to the eyes, that’s why her one eye act differently than the other one. She has said that she normally wears a colored lens to hide it.

    As of 2017,  classically trained and gorgeous, actress Conroy has a net worth of $4 million. Her main source of income is Movies, TV series, stage, and endorsement as well. 

     

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    Born in United States OF America.

    1953

    An American actress Frances Conroy was born on 13th of November 1953, in Monroe, Georgia, as Frances Hardman Conroy, under the zodiac sign Scorpio to Ossie Hardman and Vincent Paul Conroy. 

    Graduated from Dickinson College

    1972

    In this year Conroy graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. During that time, she was a member of the Mermaid Players and appeared in college theatrical productions. 

    Debuted with the Movie Manhattan

    1979

    In the year 1979, actress Conroy debuted in Hollywood with the movie Manhattan as a Shakespearean actress. Till now Conroy has been featured in over forty-two movies.

    Theatre Career

    1980

    In this year, Frances Conroy made her debut in Theatre with Othello portraying the role of Desdemona. Till now, she starred in numerous theater including The Subject Was Roses, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, Two Shakespearean Actors, Our Tour and much more. 

    As Ruth Fisher

    2001

    From 2001 to 2005, Conroy featured in the TV series Six Feet Under. Her role Ruth Fisher helped her to grabbed several awards, attention and popularity. As of 2017, her up coming TV series is “American Horror Story: Cult”. 

    Got Married

    1992

    Actress Frances married her boyfriend Jan Munroe, an L.A. performance artist. The actor couple is still together and living a good life. 

    Current Net Worth

    2017

    As of 2017,  Classically trained and gorgeous, actress Conroy has a net worth of $4 million. Her main source of income is Movies, TV series, stage, and endorsement as well.