Frances O'Connor Biography, Pictures, Images, Videos - FamousWhy
Famous People Famous Regions Famous Articles Famous Software FamousWhy Web Services Famous Forum Submit Content

Visits: 289
Votes: 0
Fame Riser
Fame Rank

Games for Girls

On this page

Frances O'Connor Biography
Frances O'Connor Videos
Frances O'Connor Pictures
Frances O'Connor Links
Useful Tabs
User reviews
Create a poll for Frances O'Connor
Ask a Question about Frances O'Connor
Post a Quote for Frances O'Connor
Born on June 12
Famous People Born in Wantage Oxfordshire England
Famous Gemini Actors
Famous Roman Catholic People
Famous English People
Famous People of 174 cm

Frances O'Connor Fan-Club


Frances O'Connor has no Fans yet!

create pool

Famous People

Ask a Question about Frances O'Connor

Famous Tags

actor   gemini   pisces   libra   virgo   cancer   leo   aries   scorpio   taurus   aquarius   sagittarius   new york city   capricorn   los angeles   london   jewish   brooklyn   chicago   movie   1968   1969   1971   1962   1970   1964   1966   tv series   1972   1959   1965   1974   1973   1967   1963   roman catholic  

All Tags

[edit biography]

Frances O'Connor

 Q:   Ask a Question about Frances O'Connor       
Frances O'Connor Name: Frances O'Connor
Birth Date: June 12, 1967
Height: 5' 8.5" (1.74 m)
Active Years: 1993 - present

Biography and Career:

Frances O'Connor was born on June 12, 1967 in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, UK. Her father is a Nuclear Physicist and mother is a pianist. She is a British-born Australian actress, Model, ESL teacher.

When O'Connor was two, her family moved back to Perth, Western Australia O'Connor was raised a strict Roman Catholic and attended the Mercedes College in Perth. O'Connor attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts as and earned a BA in literature from the Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia.

After her graduation appearing extensively on Australian TV in series including "Halifax f.p.", dark-haired, porcelain-skinne d actress Frances O'Connor made her film debut in Emma-Kate Croghan's surprise hit "Love and Other Catastrophes" in 1996.

More memorable was her powerful starring turn in Bill Bennett's "Kiss or Kill" (1997) opposite fellow "Love and Other Catastrophes" co-star Matt Day.

In 1998 year, she was featured in Peter Duncan's odd "A Little Bit of Soul", playing a genetic researcher who is competing with her former lover for a grant from a wealthy high ranking politician who is also a practicing Satanist.

In 1999, O'Connor took on her first non-Australian film, starring as Fanny Price in Patricia Rozema's adaptation of "Mansfield Park". A somewhat revisionist take on Jane Austen's novel.

In 2001, she raised her profile considerably putting aside the historical pieces that helped her garner the attention of director Steven Spielberg to take on a futuristic role in the director's futuristic "A.I. Artificial Intelligence", playing the conflicted mother of a robotic boy (Haley Joel Osment).

Reteaming with Brendan Fraser, O'Connor starred as Maggie in the acclaimed West End production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in the fall of 2001 and returned to period costume as co-star of the legendary Oscar Wilde comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" the next year, essaying the charming Gwendolyn Fairfax opposite Colin Firth's lovestruck Jack Worthing. Later in 2002 she was featured in John Woo's World War II actioner "Windtalkers"

O'Connor and her long-term partner, Gerald Lepkowski. She gave birth to a child, Luka, born in April 2005.

Why do we like Frances O'Connor?

We like Frances O'Connor because she is beautiful

Why do Frances O'Connor famous?

Frances O'Connor is famous because she is an Actress.

by FW Editor


Frances O'Connor Videos
Barn Dances from Francis O'Connor (flute)


Tags: roman catholic, gemini, 1967, wantage, actor

[edit tags]

Category: Actors  - ( Actors Archive)

Date Added: 03 March '10

Add a link to this page on any related website, blog or forum using this code :