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Conroy, Frances

Overview
Works: 310 works in 518 publications in 4 languages and 25,164 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Horror films  Comedy films  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frances Conroy
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. He began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marisa is a chambermaid at a New York luxury hotel. She falls in love with the heir to a political dynasty , but he mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, both must confront the disparity in their lives
New in town by Jonas Elmer( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a small Minnesota town, in the middle of nowhere, to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. She endures a frosty reception from the locals, along with the icy roads and freezing weather. She warms up to the small town's charm, and eventually finds herself being accepted by the community. When she's ordered to close down the plant and put the entire community out of work, she's forced to reconsider her goals and priorities. Now she needs to find a way to save the town
Catwoman by Pitof( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sensitive and shy artist Patience Philips is a woman who can't seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammouth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hiding, she finds herself in the middle of a corporate conspiracy. What happens next changes Patience forever. In a mystical twist of fate, she is transformed into a woman with the strength, speed, agility and ultra-keen senses of a cat
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
Shopgirl by Anand Tucker( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Porter is a buttoned-down 50-something executive who reaches out to a much younger woman as his Los Angeles playmate. Mirabelle, a 20-something with a pile of promises, debt, and depression, fades away in a slow corner of Saks, while trying to sell unneeded formal gloves. She's a wisp of a person, with a cat who doesn't love her, and when she finds a suitor, it's Jeremy, a scruffy artist who babbles on about speakers. When the gentlemanly Porter calls, his appearance in her life begins to make her whole. It also immediately sets her up for sadness, because Ray thinks of Mirabella as a precious outlet for sex, while Mirabelle, very mistakenly, sees Ray as a potential lifelong mate
The seeker the dark is rising ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During Christmas break from school, a seemingly typical teenager discovers that he is anything but ordinary. As the seventh son of a seventh son, Will Stanton is The Seeker - a chosen warrior destined to restore the delicate earthly balance between Light and Dark. Guided by ancient protectors of the Light, young Will must travel through time to gather the hidden signs that hold the ultimate power to protect the world
Stone by John Curran( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Mabry, a parole officer days away from retirement, is asked to review the case of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, in prison for arson. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man's decision with his wife Lucetta have profound and unexpected effects on them both
Six feet under ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes all 13 episodes of the first season. A look at members of a dysfunctional family that operates a funeral home in Pasadena. With the elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living. A funny and emotional look at a grieving American family ... that just happens to be in the grief management business
Six feet under by Alan Ball( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When death is your business, what is your life? For the employees at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home, the world outside continues to be at least as challenging, and far less predictable, as the one inside
Six feet under ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the dysfunctional Fisher family, including widow Ruth, sons Nate and David, baby sister Claire, and the ghost of patriarch Nathaniel, as they run the family funeral parlor in Pasadena and deal with the cycle of life--birth, death, and rebirth
Six feet under by Alan Ball( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There's a new pecking order at the Fisher & Diaz funeral home, but Nate, Ruth, David, and Claire still try to make every day above ground a good one
Six feet under ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the Fishers, the more things stay the same, the more they change. Get ready to break new emotional ground with the complete third season
The wicker man by Robin Hardy( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... The cast and Edenic setting is worth a look."--Christian Science Monitor
American horror story ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exceptional young witches at Miss Robichaux's Academy are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. Caught in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona, a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a formidable voodoo queen and a murderous slave owner cursed with eternal life
Tom and Jerry & the Wizard of Oz ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Jerry are off to see the Wizard
Dirty rotten scoundrels by Frank Oz( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two con men on the Riviera compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and as the competition between the two men, one a sauve and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up, the American heiress holds her ground
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
Bloodworth ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a forty year absence, E.F. Bloodworth re-enters the lives of the family members he abandoned, upsetting his wife and three grown sons, but forging a new, close relationship with the grandson he never knew
 
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Alternative Names
Conroy, Francis 1953-
Languages
English (134)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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