Francie Swift

With her delicate features, especially her oh-so-expressive eyes, Francie Swift brought unexpected dimension to what could have been one-note roles, such as an ingratiating image consultant on the hit drama "The Good ... Read more »
Born: 03/27/1969 in Amarillo, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (36)

Outsiders 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sleepy Hollow 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brief Reunion 2013 (Movie)

Gitta (Actor)

Elementary 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Person of Interest 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gossip Girl 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

All Good Things 2010 (Movie)

Kelly Callender (Actor)

Cop Out 2010 (Movie)

Pam (Actor)

Gravity 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Good Wife 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

White Collar 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1999, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Damages 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heaven's Fall 2005 (Movie)

Belle Leibowitz (Actor)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hack 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nero Wolfe 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Two Weeks Notice 2002 (Movie)

Lauren Wade (Actor)

World Traveler 2002 (Movie)

Joanie (Actor)

The Great Gatsby 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Falcone 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Homicide: Life on the Street 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

In Black and White 1998 (Movie)

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Liberty! The American Revolution 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Fall 1997 (Movie)

Robin (Actor)

Last Breath 1997 (Movie)

Chrystie Devoe (Actor)

Kiss and Tell 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Scarlet Letter 1995 (Movie)

Sally Short (Actor)

The Cowboy Way 1994 (Movie)

Desk Clerk (Actor)

Scent of A Woman 1992 (Movie)

Flight Attendant (Actor)

Ambition 1990 (Movie)

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The Chill Factor 1988 (Movie)

3rd Pool Babe (Actor)

Vamp 1986 (Movie)

Dominique (Actor)

Biography

With her delicate features, especially her oh-so-expressive eyes, Francie Swift brought unexpected dimension to what could have been one-note roles, such as an ingratiating image consultant on the hit drama "The Good Wife" (CBS 2009- ). Swift started her career with brief appearances in films like "Scent of a Woman" (1992) starring Al Pacino, but her breakthrough was a made-for-TV adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" (A&E 2000), in which she played Jordan Baker. The film is not considered among the more glamorous versions of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel; however, it paved the way for bigger television roles. Swift was part of the repertory for the highly unusual "A Nero Wolfe Mystery" (A&E 2001-02), starring Maury Chaykin as private detective Nero Wolfe and Timothy Hutton as his henchman Archie Goodwin, in which most of the other actors played different roles in every episode. Swift's star continued to rise with recurring parts in "Gossip Girl" (The CW 2007-12) and "The Good Wife." In the former, she played Anne Archibald, the socialite mother of protagonist Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), whose troubled relationship with his father tested her loyalties. Meanwhile, her character in "The Good Wife," combative lawyer Kya Poole, made a strong impression on critics and audiences though her arc on the series lasted for only five episodes. Swift next appeared in a recurring role on "Law & Order: SVU" (NBC 1999- ), playing coolly intelligent and aloof assistant district attorney Sherri West.

EDUCATION

Interlochen Arts Academy

State University of New York at Purchase

Tascosa High School

1987

Milestones

2009

Played Kya Poole in The Good Wife

2001

First series role in A Nero Wolfe Mystery

2000

Played Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby

1986

Made screen acting debut in Vamp

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