|Birth Name||Frances Hardman Conroy|
|Birth Place||Monroe, Georgia, U.S.|
|Father||Vincent Paul Conroy|
|Height||5 feet 7 inch|
|Date of Birth||November 13, 1953|
|Net Worth||Est. $4 million|
Personal life and Family
Frances Conroy is a popular actress of America. She has played as Ruth Fisher in HBO series, Six Feet Under. Her profession is acting and she has been active in the entertainment industry since 1978. She has acted in series, theatres and TV films as well. She has also played as a cast in How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives, American Horror Story which are very popular shows across the world. Frances is 65 years of age and married to Jan Munroe who shares the same profession and living with no any children. Her left eye is different as she suffered from Corneal damage. She had a car accident which led her to have this problem. Now her eye is lighter in color so she has been using color lenses to cover up her eyes condition.
Frances Conroy was born on November 13, 1953 in Monroe, Georgia, U.S. She was born to her parents Vincent Paul Conroy and Ossie Hardman. Vincent was of Irish ethnicity and worked in business as an executive. Her mother also worked in the business as well. She completed her education at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Later to pursue her career in Acting she enrolled in a drama school in New York. She was pursuing and learning hard about theatre and acting she got enlisted in the Juilliard Drama Division with great actors such as Harriet Sansom Haris, Kevin Conroy, Robin Williams.
Frances Conroy debuted first in the entertainment sector in 1978 with All’s Well That End Well. She played her roll in that film as Diana. Then a year later she also appeared in the film Manhattan. While in Television sector she debuted in a show called American Playhouse in 1982. Seeing her talent and abundant amount of acting skills she got cast in several uncountable movies. She has also been a part in various theatre films.
At first she had played only minor roles but as time passed she got huge roles in the films. Her movies include names such as Falling in love, Amazing Grace and Chuck, Rocket Gibraltar, Scent of Woman. While in television she has been part in The Twilight Zone, American Play zone, Crime Story, Cosby, Happy Town and many more. She has also acted in various drama theatres such as The Lady from Dubuque, Painting Churches, Our Town.
Net worth and earnings
Conroy is a professional actress and she is very talented in her job. Her estimated net worth is $4 million or more. She has earned her fortune from various stage shows, movies, TV series and of course Theatre Dramas. How I Met Your Mother is a huge show and, in that show, she might have earned almost $225,000 per episode. And in another show Law & Order she made $450,000 per episode. Like wise various popular shows like American Horror Story paid her $40,000 an episode. She appeared in that show for the total episode of 35. So, you can calculate how much she made from that show.
Awards and Achievements
Frances Conroy has been nominated in various Awards show but talking about the award she won. Then In 1993 she won the Outstanding featured actress in a play in the Obie Awards. And in 2002 she won the Outstanding performance in a play in the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Similarly, in the next year 2003 she won the Outstanding Actress in a dram in the same award show. Describing about her nominations, she was nominated on various categories such as Outstanding featured actress in a series, play in various award shows such as Primetime Emmy Awards, Drama Desk Awards, Outer critics circle Awards.
Frances Conroy is married to her husband Jan Munroe since 1992. The two love birds have been together and not separated yet. Jan Munroe is also an actor who has played in a number of movies and series as well. Her husband Jan has played in various series including The Grifters, A few Good Men and more. Their marriage is still running and it has already been 26 long years now.
Facts about Frances Conroy
- Conroy made her debut in 1979 in Woody Allen’s Manhattan
- She won Drama Desk Award for her role in the Secret Rapture.
- Frances studies under John Houseman and Marian Seldes.
- Conroy appeared with her husband in the 1994 off-Broadway drama booth.
- She has appeared in various plays written by famous Arthur Miller.
Check out her YouTube video interview
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