Frances O'Connor

Frances O'Connor

Highest Rated: 85% Blessed (2009)

Lowest Rated: 11% Timeline (2003)

Birthday: Jun 12, 1967

Birthplace: Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, UK

After graduating from the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts in Perth and appearing extensively on Australian TV in series including "Halifax f.p.," dark-haired, porcelain-skinned actress Frances O'Connor made her film debut in Emma-Kate Croghan's surprise hit "Love and Other Catastrophes" in 1996. She played Mia, a self-assured film student facing difficulties with school administration and romantic problems with her girlfriend Danni (Radha Mitchell). The actress' impressive turn as the staunch and spunky young woman in this Australian independent garnered notice and acclaim. Hot on the heels of the 1996 Cannes screening of "Love and Other Catastrophes," O'Connor began lensing "Thank God He Met Lizzie" (1997) a romantic comedy starring Cate Blanchett as the titular significant other of a man (Richard Roxburgh) plagued by thoughts of his previous girlfriend Jenny (O'Connor). As Jenny, O'Connor gave an exuberant performance, easily evincing the high-spirited vitality and charm crucial to her role as the idealized early girlfriend who lives primarily in flashback. Although the film attracted only a small audience, critics pointed to O'Connor's performance as a stand-out feature of the otherwise unremarkable offering.


Highest Rated Movies



80% 64% Go! Christie Hooper (Character) - 2020
80% 81% The Conjuring 2 Peggy Hodgson (Character) $102.5M 2016
No Score Yet 27% Mercy Mother (Character) - 2014
37% 35% The Truth About Emanuel Janice (Character) - 2013
31% 44% Best Man Down Jaime (Character) $1.8K 2012
45% 61% Little Red Wagon Margaret Craig (Character) - 2012
35% 40% Jayne Mansfield's Car Camilla Bedford (Character) $14.4K 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ice Sarah (Character) - 2011
72% 62% The Hunter Lucy Armstrong (Character) - 2011
85% 69% Blessed Rhonda (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 61% Three Dollars Tanya (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Poetic Unreason Unknown (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 51% Piccadilly Jim Ann Chester (Character) - 2005
56% 89% Iron Jawed Angels Lucy Burns (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 39% Book of Love Elaine Walker (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 35% The Lazarus Child Alison Heywood (Character) - 2004
11% 45% Timeline Kate Ericson (Character) $19.5M 2003
57% 72% The Importance of Being Earnest Gwendolen (Character) $8.4M 2002
33% 50% Windtalkers Rita (Character) $40.9M 2002
74% 64% A.I.: Artificial Intelligence Monica Swinton (Character) $78.6M 2001
No Score Yet 61% Madame Bovary Emma Bovary (Character) - 2000
68% 47% About Adam Laura (Character) $142.7K 2000
50% 42% Bedazzled Alison/Nicole/Carol (Character) $37.9M 2000
77% 77% Mansfield Park Fanny Price (Character) $4.8M 1999
No Score Yet 0% A Little Bit of Soul Kate Haslett (Character) - 1998
83% 77% Kiss or Kill Nikki Davies (Character) $790.9K 1997
No Score Yet 44% Thank God He Met Lizzie Jenny (Character) - 1997
47% 71% Love and Other Catastrophes Mia (Character) $238.1K 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Halifax: The Feeding Frances (Character) - 1994


No Score Yet No Score Yet The End Dr Kate Brennan (Character) 2020
71% 23% Troy: Fall of a City Hecuba (Character) 2018
86% 89% Cleverman Charlotte Cleary (Character) 2016-2017
69% 79% Mr. Selfridge on Masterpiece Rose Selfridge (Character) 2013-2016
93% 91% The Missing Emily Hughes (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
78% 78% Once Upon a Time Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
67% 82% Vegas Barbara Kent (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ice Sarah (Character) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet NOVA Unknown (Character) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cashmere Mafia Zoe Burden (Character) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Morning Show With Mike & Juliet Guest 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Madame Bovary Emma Bovary (Character) 2000


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