Frances Conroy and All The Quires Related To The Accident That Caused Her One Eye To Be Different Has Been Revealed

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Frances Conroy and All The Quires Related To The Accident That Caused Her One Eye To Be Different Has Been Revealed

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1953-11-13
  • Age 67 Years 5 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place Monroe, GA
  • Profession Actress
  • Birth Name Frances Hardman Conroy
  • Nick Name Franny, Frannie
  • Zodiac Sign Scorpio
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Father Vincent Paul Conroy
  • Mother Ossie Hardman
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse Frances Conroy
  • Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
  • Wedding Date April 1992
  • Ex-Husband Jonathan Furst
  • Net Worth $4 Million
  • Awards Golden Globe(2004), Guild Awards
  • Nominees Primetime Emmy, Saturn Award, ACCA, Gold Derby TV Award, BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award, OFTA Television Award, Guild Awards
  • Career 1978-present
  • High School Neighborhood Playhouse School, Ward Melville High School, Juilliard School
  • College Dickinson College
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.73 Meters)
  • Hair Short

All the curious heads may turn here because the possible cause for Frances Conroy’s eye to be the way it is, is revealed. Everybody is familiar with Frances Conroy’s marvelous acting skills; however, her one eye has always been the matter of curiosity.

We all remember Frances Conroy, 63, from the hit television series Six Feet Under where she played the role of Ruth Fisher but the more she got popular, the more people noticed her left eye. Because of the growing curiosity, her fans took charge of addressing individuals who craved information about her eye.

Behind Frances Conroy's Disfigured Left Eye: An Ill-fated Injury Due To Accident

A fan page dedicated to Frances posted on 2014 discussing some facts related to her eye and revealed that the cause is most probably a car accident she got involved in her younger days.

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There is to nothing known about the exact date on when the accident happened. The fan page also revealed that she does not sport a glass eye and that eye has a corneal damage caused by a strike to the eye; probably at the time of the accident.

Frances, attending a Hulu event, doesn't hide her "disfigured" eye from the on-looking cameras (Photo:-

The eye is most probably different from the other and fan page also speculated that vision, as well as light sensibility, might not be so well functioning as a regular eye.

However, Frances often has a colored lens to hide her eye because not everyone fancies having a disfigured eye from an injury on the television screen unless one is in the villain role.

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But, when Frances landed on the role of Moira O’Hara in American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy, the famous screenwriter asked her not to wear any lens, and that decision helped in representing her death scene which was due to a shot in the eye.

Frances Conroy's Networth: A Not Too Young Star In Making

Frances Conroy has been in the entertainment industry for over three decades now. Before crossing over to movies and television, she predominantly spent her early years working as an aspiring young actress in the world of theater productions.

She started her acting career in 1978, at the not so young age of around 34, followed by getting married in her 30s with Jan Munroe in 1992.

Much like her, her husband, Jan is an industry veteran, having starred in over a couple of dozens of TV shows and movies. Some of Jan's memorable films include Catch Me If You Can, A Few Good Man, and the Gifters.

Frances Conroy with her husband Jan Munroe at TCL Chinese Theatre on October 5, 2014 (Photo Credit:

Frances has played many roles throughout her extensive career, and many of her contributions fall into Six Feet Under, Maid in Manhattan, Happy Town, and Royal Pain. Recognizing her outstanding portrayal of Ruth Fisher in the series Six Feet Under, The Golden Globe committee awarded her with Best Actress in a Television Series Drama in 2004.

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However, apart from her role of Ruth Fisher, she is also famous for playing the role of Loretta Stinson in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and American Horror Story. 

Speaking of sitcoms, she guest-starred in an episode of season five of Arrested Development in 2018.

Most recently, she was rumored to have been a front-runner to play joker's mother, Penny, in the Batman spinoff titled Joker. It has been confirmed that the titular role of joker will be played by Joaquin Pheonix.

With the prolific and versatile career, Frances has earned herself a notable net worth of $4 million.