Actress Mira Sorvino and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis announce the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Award at the 78th Academy Awards Nominations on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role nominees include actresses Amy Adams, Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams.
Actresses Catherine Keener, Jennifer Aniston, director Nicole Holofcener, actresses Frances McDormand and Joan Cusack, shown left to right, arrive at the "Friends with Money" opening night premiere at Eccles Theatre at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, in Park City, Utah.
Actress Frances McDormand attends a meeting about the American Cinema at the Auditorium of the Music on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005 in Rome. Her latest film, "North Country," earned her another Oscar nomination as best supporting actress. Previously, she was nominated for "Almost Famous" in 2000 and "Mississippi Burning" in 1988.
Actress Frances McDormand attends the Kitchen Sisters at Galleria Illy, Soho, hosted by the Coen Brothers, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005, in New York.
Actress Frances McDormand and actor Oliver Platt attend the Kitchen Sisters at Galleria Illy, Soho, hosted by the Coen Brothers, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005, in New York.
Director Joel Cohen, actress Frances McDormand, and their son, Pedro, attend the Calhoun School dedication and gala benefit for the school's new performing arts center in honor of Broadway producers Mary Lea Johnson and Bernard B. Jacobs on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2004, in New York.
Actress Frances McDormand arrives at the world premiere of the film "Something's Gotta Give" at the Ziegfeld Theater on Dec. 2, 2003 in New York. McDormand co-starred with Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson in the film.
Actress Frances McDormand, left, waves to fans as she stands next to her husband, film director Joel Coen, as they arrive at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium on March 25, 2001, in Los Angeles. McDormand was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for "Almost Famous."
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand poses as she arrives at the Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif., March 12, 2001. McDormand was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for "Almost Famous." She took home an Oscar for Best Actress in a leading role for "Fargo" in 1996.
Actress Frances McDormand and actor Robert De Niro enjoy a laugh at the premiere of "City by the Sea" on Aug. 26, 2002, in New York.
Frances McDormand holds her Oscar after winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in "Fargo" at the 69th Academy Awards on March, 24, 1997, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Frances McDormand, center, Best Actress Oscar winner for her role in "Fargo," poses with her husband, Joel Coen, right, and his brother, Ethan Coen, who jointly won the Best Original Screenplay for "Fargo," at the 69th Academy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, March 24, 1997.