Frances McDormand's Best Performances : Pop Culture Happy Hour Over the course of her long, varied and distinguished career, actor Frances McDormand has won two Oscars - and her performance in Nomadland this year could win her a third. Pop Culture Happy Hour explores some of the great work she's done.

Frances McDormand's Essential Performances

Frances McDormand's Essential Performances

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Frances McDormand smiles on the red carpet at Rome Film Fest 2019. Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images hide caption

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Frances McDormand smiles on the red carpet at Rome Film Fest 2019.

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Over the course of her long, varied and distinguished career, actor Frances McDormand has been showered with accolades, including a Tony, an Emmy and two Oscars-- and with her grounded, unpretentious performance in Nomadland this year, she might pick up her third Oscar.

McDormand first came to a lot of people's attention as police chief Marge Gunderson in the Coen Brothers' 1996 black comedy Fargo. But she's done a lot of great work before and since that unforgettable role.

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