Frances Fisher

Actor, Nanny
The sympathetic, red-haired, porcelain-skinned Fisher has portrayed strong women on film and TV since the early 1980s. Born in England and raised there as well as in Italy, Turkey and Texas, she got her start on the ABC ... Read more »
Born: 05/11/1952 in Milford-on-Sea, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (94)

Masters of Sex 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Portrait of Love 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Resurrection 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 2014 (Movie)

Amelia Jones (Actor)

Duck Souffle 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Franny 2014 (Movie)

Delores (Actor)

Girls! Girls! Girls! 2014 (Movie)

("The Perfect Fit") (Actor)

Sedona 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The M Word 2014 (Movie)

Carson Riley (Actor)

The Silent Thief 2014 (Movie)

Candi (Actor)

You're Not You 2014 (Movie)

Gwen (Actor)

Plush 2013 (Movie)

Camila (Actor)

Red Wing 2013 (Movie)

Momma B (Actor)

The Host 2013 (Movie)

Maggie (Actor)

The Makeover 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

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The Seven Year Hitch 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

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Any Day Now 2012 (Movie)

Judge Meyerson (Actor)

Backyard Wedding 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

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Golf in the Kingdom 2011 (Movie)

Eve Greene (Actor)

Janie Jones 2011 (Movie)

Lily Brand (Actor)

The Lincoln Lawyer 2011 (Movie)

Mary Windsor (Actor)

The Roommate 2011 (Movie)

Rebecca's Mom (Actor)

Jolene 2010 (Movie)

Cindy (Actor)

The Good Guys 2010 (Tv Show)

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Guiding Light 1951 - 2009 (TV Show)

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To Love & Die 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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Cold Case 2008 (Tv Show)

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Eureka 2008 (Tv Show)

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Sex and Death 101 2008 (Movie)

Hope Hartlight (#80) (Actor)

In the Valley of Elah 2007 (Movie)

Evie (Actor)

The Kingdom 2007 (Movie)

Elaine Flowers (Actor)

The Night of the White Pants 2007 (Movie)

Vivian Hagan (Actor)

My Sexiest Year 2006 (Movie)

Mother (Actor)

ER 2005 (Tv Show)

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Medium 2005 (Tv Show)

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Laws of Attraction 2004 (Movie)

Sara Miller (Actor)

The Lyon's Den 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Blue Car 2003 (Movie)

Delia (Actor)

House of Sand and Fog 2003 (Movie)

Connie Walsh (Actor)

Glory Days 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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The Rising Place 2002 (Movie)

Virginia Wilder (Actor)

In the Heat of the Night 1989 - 1990, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Law & Order 1989 - 1990, 1992 - 1993, 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The 2001 Genesis Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The X-Files 2001 (Tv Show)

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Titus 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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14th Annual Genesis Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Becker 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Gone in 60 Seconds 2000 (Movie)

Junie (Actor)

The Big Tease 2000 (Movie)

Candace 'Candy' Harper (Actor)

67th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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True Crime 1999 (Movie)

Cecilia Nussbaum (Actor)

Seed: A Love Story 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Titanic Mania 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Female Perversions 1997 (Movie)

Annunciata (Actor)

Titanic 1997 (Movie)

Ruth Dewitt Bukater (Actor)

Wild America 1997 (Movie)

Agnes (Actor)

Strange Luck 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Striptease 1996 (Movie)

Donna Garcia (Actor)

The Stars Fell on Henrietta 1995 (Movie)

Cora Day (Actor)

Babyfever 1994 (Movie)

Rosie (Actor)

Bum Rap 1993 (Movie)

Phyllis (Actor)

Clint Eastwood -- The Man From Malpaso 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Crime & Punishment 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Devlin 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Molly and Gina 1993 (Movie)

Molly (Actor)

Praying Mantis 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up 1992 (Movie)

Jo Baker (Actor)

Human Target 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Unforgiven 1992 (Movie)

Strawberry Alice (Actor)

L.A. Story 1991 (Movie)

June (Actor)

Sudie & Simpson 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Frame Up 1990 (Movie)

Jo Baker (Actor)

Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael 1990 (Movie)

Rochelle Bossetti (Actor)

Elysian Fields 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Heavy Petting 1989 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Lost Angels 1989 (Movie)

Judith Loftis (Actor)

Pink Cadillac 1989 (Movie)

Dinah (Actor)

Patty Hearst 1988 (Movie)

Yolanda (Actor)

Heart 1987 (Movie)

Jeannie (Actor)

Tough Guys Don't Dance 1987 (Movie)

Jessica Pond (Actor)

The Edge of Night 1955 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? 1983 (Movie)

Louise (Actor)

16th Annual Genesis Awards (TV Show)

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A Promise to Keep (TV Show)

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Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Show)

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Broken Vows (TV Show)

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Cold Sassy Tree (TV Show)

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Mrs. Harris (TV Show)

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Passion & Prejudice (TV Show)

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The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV Show)

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Biography

The sympathetic, red-haired, porcelain-skinned Fisher has portrayed strong women on film and TV since the early 1980s. Born in England and raised there as well as in Italy, Turkey and Texas, she got her start on the ABC soap opera "The Edge of Night", appearing as the wealthy Deborah Saxon from 1976 to 1981. Fisher followed with a brief turn playing a record executive on "The Guiding Light" (CBS, 1985). During that time, she was studying at the Actors Studio and appeared in several theatrical productions, most notably Sam Shepard's Off-Broadway success "Fool for Love" (1984).

Relationships

Clint Eastwood Actor

Companion
Met during the filming of "Pink Cadillac" (1989) Co-starred together in "Unforgiven" (1992) They had a daughter, Francesca in 1993 Relationship ended in 1995

Francesca Ruth Eastwood Actor

Daughter
Born Aug. 7, 1993; father, Clint Eastwood; named Miss Golden Globe 2013

Bill Fisher

Father
Oversaw building of oil refineries in Brazil, Turkey, Iowa and France

Olga Fisher

Mother
Died of heart failure in 1967

William Fisher

Brother
Raised by Fisher after their mother died Spokesperson for the Internet movement "Censure Bill [Clinton] and Move On"

Billy Hamilton

Husband
High school sweetheart Married in 1970 Divorced in 1972

EDUCATION

Actors Studio

New York , New York
enrolled c. 1980; studied with Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler

Lutcherstark High School

Orange , Texas
graduated

Milestones

2013

Cast opposite Saoirse Ronan in sci-fi romance "The Host," adapted from novel by Stephenie Meyer

2011

Played supporting role in "The Lincoln Lawyer," starring Matthew McConaughey

2011

Cast in drama-thriller "The Roommate," starring Leighton Meester and Minka Kelly

2011

Acted opposite Abigail Breslin in "Janie Jones"

2010

Guest starred on "Two and a Half Men" (CBS), "Private Practice" (ABC), and "Sons of Anarchy" (FX)

2008

Played the narrator and suffragist in "A Single Woman"

2008

Acted in ensemble indie drama "Jolene"

2007

Cast in "The Kingdom," directed by Peter Berg, and starring Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner

2007

Co-starred in Paul Haggis' "In the Valley of Elah"

2006

Appeared in the play "The Cherry Orchard" at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum

2005

Cast in the last play written by Arthur Miller "Finishing the Picture" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, IL

2004

Appeared in "Laws of Attraction" with Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore

2003

Featured in the "House of Sand and Fog" with Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly

2002

Acted in Sundance festival-screened feature "Blue Car"

2002

Cast as the lead character's mother on midseason replacement series "Glory Days" (The WB)

1999

Reteamed with Eastwood for "True Crime"

1997

Played Kate Winslet's starchy mother in James Cameron's Oscar-winning blockbuster "Titanic"

1995

Appeared regularly on Fox series "Strange Luck" as waitress Angie

1994

Reteamed with Henry Jaglom for "Babyfever"

1992

Breakthrough screen role, Strawberry Alice in Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven"

1991

Cast as Lucille Ball in CBS movie "Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter"

1988

Moved to Los Angeles

1985

Landed regular role of record executive Suzette Saxton on CBS soap "Guiding Light"

1984

Co-starred in off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's "Fool For Love"

1983

Made film acting debut in "Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?" directed by Henry Jaglom

1976

Made TV debut on "The Edge of Night" (ABC)

1972

After divorce, moved to NYC to study acting

1964

Family settled in Orange, TX (date approximate)

Traveled with family around the world because of father's job

Bonus Trivia

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Fisher and her daughter were briefly trapped by fire in the second story of their Vancouver, British Columbia home on Christmas Day 2001. The pair managed to climb out of a window onto the roof of an adjacent home from which they jumped to safety. Fisher suffered burns to her hands while her daughter underwent treatment for smoke inhalation.

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