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Conroy, Frances

Overview
Works: 328 works in 573 publications in 4 languages and 27,138 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Animated films  Television series  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Horror television programs 
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 2,055 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
New in town by Jonas Elmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,691 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
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One day, a hotel guest mistakes her for a wealthy socialite and they fall madly in love. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them
Catwoman by Pitof( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,481 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 )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,292 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
Shopgirl by Steve Martin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,187 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 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy action and some scary images
Stone by John Curran( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,001 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 994 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 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When death is your business, what is the meaning of your life? For Nate, David, Ruth and Claire, the world outside the Fisher & Sons Funeral Home continues to be at least as challenging - and far less predictable - as the one inside
Six feet under( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 828 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
American horror story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sins of the past haunt the present at the notorious Briarcliff home for the criminally insane, ruled with an iron fist by Sister Jude. Forbidden desire and terrifying evil lurk around every corner, from alien abduction to demonic possession to a skin-wearing psychopath known as 'Bloody Face.'
American horror story( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 805 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
Six feet under by Alan Ball( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 796 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 781 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 of this drama concerning the owners and runners of a funeral home in California
The wicker man by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Malus is a California police officer who takes a leave of absence after witnessing a tragedy on the job. Taking pills to soothe the effects of his post-traumatic stress disorder, Edward receives a letter from his ex-fiance, Willow, requesting his assistance in finding her missing child. She asks him come to Summerisle, a small island off the coast of Puget Sound, and help her find her daughter, Rowan. When Edward starts investigating Rowan's disappearance, he hears different stories depending on who he speaks to. He hears that Rowan is either not Willow's daughter, she may be nonexistent, dead, or soon to die. Refusing to give up, Edward delves deeper into this strange community shrouded in mystery, secrecy, and deception
Tom and Jerry & the Wizard of Oz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Jerry are off to see the Wizard
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 375 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
American horror story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsa Mars is the proprietor of a troupe of human "curiosities" on a desperate journey of survival in the sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida, in 1952. Her menagerie of performers includes a two-headed, telepathic twin, a take-charge bearded lady, a vulnerable strongman, and his three-breasted wife. But strange emergence of an entity will savagely threaten the lives of the townsfolk and freaks alike
 
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Alternative Names
Conroy, Francis 1953-

Frances Conroy actrice amricaine

Frances Conroy actriz estadounidense

Frances Conroy aktorka amerykańska

Frances Conroy Amerikaans acteur

Frances Conroy amerikansk skdespelare

Frances Conroy amerikansk skodespelar

Frances Conroy amerikansk skuespiller

Frances Conroy attrice statunitense

Frances Conroy US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Франсес Конрој

Франсис Конрой

Фрэнсис Конрой

Ֆրենսիս Քոնրոյ

פרנסס קונרוי

فرانسيس كونروي

فرانسیس کونروی بازیگر آمریکایی

ფრენსის კონროი

프랜시스 콘로이

フランセス・コンロイ

弗蘭西絲康羅伊

弗兰西丝康罗伊

Languages
English (141)

French (3)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

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Maid in ManhattanCatwomanBroken flowersThe wicker man