Frances Fisher Biography (1952-)

Born May 11, 1952, in Milford-on-the-Sea, England; naturalized U.S. citizen;daughter of William I. "Bill," Sr. (an oil refinery construction superintendent), and Olga (a homemaker; maiden name, Moen) Fisher; married Billy Mack Hamilton, 1970 (divorced, 1972); children: (with former companion Clint Eastwood) Francesca Ruth. Addresses: Agent: Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St.,Santa Monica, CA 90401.; Manager: Tammy Rosen, Melanie Greene Management andProductions, 425 North Robertson Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
May 11, 1952
Milford-on-the-Sea, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Detective Deborah "Red" Saxon, The Edge of Night, ABC, 1976-1981
  • Suzette Saxon, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1985
  • Angie, Strange Luck, Fox, 1995
  • Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Carson, a recurring role, Becker, CBS, 1999-2000
  • Mitzi Dolan, Glory Days, The WB, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Janet Lee Bouvier Auchincloss, Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, CBS, 2000
  • Movies
  • Maureen Phelan, Broken Vows (also known as Hennessey and Where the Dark Streets Go), CBS, 1987
  • Marge Allen, Sudie and Simpson, Lifetime, 1990
  • Aunt Sara, A Promise to Keep (also known as Angels without Wings and Promises to Keep), NBC, 1990
  • Lucille Ball, Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter, CBS, 1991
  • Maryellen, Devlin, Showtime, 1992
  • Dr. Cushing, Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman, HBO, 1993
  • Betty, Praying Mantis, USA Network, 1993
  • Carol Schaefer, The Other Mother: A Moment of Truth Movie, NBC, 1995
  • Ella Hepburn, The Audrey Hepburn Story, ABC, 2000
  • Dr. Gwen Barry, Passion and Prejudice, USA Network, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Amanda, "Nightscape," The Equalizer, CBS, 1986
  • Francesca, "Mission: McCall--Parts 1 & 2," The Equalizer, CBS,1987
  • Savannah (some sources cite Janine), "Here's to Good Friends," Roseanne, ABC, 1988
  • Libby Harcourt, "Hi, Society," Newhart, CBS, 1989
  • Nancy Proctor, "The Thief: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, NBC, 1989
  • Kate Morell, "Time of the Stranger," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1989
  • Clara, "A House Divided," The Young Riders, 1991
  • Susan Boyd, "Animal Instinct," Law & Order, NBC, 1993
  • Jeannette Henderson, Crime and Punishment, NBC, 1993
  • "Clint Eastwood--The Man from Malpaso," Crazy about the Movies, Cinemax, 1993
  • Titanic Mania, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Lady Julia, "Ripper," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999
  • Juanita Titus, "Locking Up Mom," Titus, Fox, 2000
  • Juanita Titus, "The Reconciliation," Titus, Fox, 2000
  • Juanita Titus, "The Wedding," Titus, Fox, 2001
  • Lizzy Gill, "Essence," The X-Files, Fox, 2001
  • Also appeared in an episode of Vanishing Son, syndicated.
  • Pilots
  • Violet Coffin, "Elysian Fields," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1989
  • Libby Page, Human Target, ABC, 1992
  • Angie, Strange Luck, Fox, 1995
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 1999
  • Presenter, The 14th Annual Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 2000
  • Presenter, The 2001 Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 2001
  • The 16th Annual Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 2002
  • Other
  • Loma Williams, Cold Sassy Tree, 1989
  • 67th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, UPN, 1998
  • Traffic, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Louise, Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?, JagFilm, 1983
  • Jessica Pond, Tough Guys Don't Dance, Cannon, 1987
  • Jeannie, Heart, New World, 1987
  • The Principal, TriStar, 1987
  • Yolanda, Patty Hearst (also known as Patty), Atlantic, 1988
  • Phyllis, Bum Rap, Milennium, 1988
  • Actress, Heavy Petting, Skouras, 1989
  • Dinah, Pink Cadillac, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Judith Loftis, Lost Angels, Orion, 1989
  • Roshelle Bossetti, Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, Paramount, 1990
  • June, L.A. Story, TriStar, 1991
  • Jo Baker (some sources cite Jo Westlake), Frame Up, Republic Pictures, 1991
  • Strawberry Alice, Unforgiven, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Jo Baker, Frame-up II: The Cover-up (also known as Deadly Conspiracy), 1992
  • Rosie, Babyfever, Rainbow Film Co., 1994
  • Molly McKenna, Molly & Gina (also known as Burnhill), A-Pix Entertainment, 1994
  • Cora Day, The Stars Fell on Henrietta (also known as Luck),Warner Bros., 1995
  • Aunnunciata, Female Perversions (also known as Phantasien einerFrau), Manga Films, 1996
  • Donna Garcia, Striptease, Castle Rock Entertainment, 1996
  • Ruth Dewitt Bukater, Titanic, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Agnes "Mom" Stouffer, Wild America, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Librarian, Do Me a Favor (also known as Trading Favors), 1997
  • District Attorney Cecilia Nussbaum, True Crime, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Candace "Candy" Harper, The Big Tease, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Junie Halliwell, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Delia, Blue Car, Miramax, 2002
  • Virginia Wilder, The Rising Place, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Connie Walsh, House of Sand and Fog, DreamWorks, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Warsaw Opera, Actors' Studio, New York City, 1980
  • The War Bridges, New Dramatists, New York City, 1981
  • May, Fool For Love, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Abbie Putman, Desire under the Elms, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1985
  • Ruth, The Hitch-Hikers, Workshop of the Players Art Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Three More Sleepless Nights, 1996
  • Also appeared in productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Chain, Crackwalker, Hay Fever, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Jammed, Midsummer Night's Dream, Orpheus Descending,Ruffian on the Stair, and Still Life.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, August 31, 1992, pp. 83-84; February 23, 1998, p. 52

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