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Frances McDormand

On the set of Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.
Birth name Frances Louise McDormand
Born June 23, 1957 (1957-06-23) (age 50)
Chicago, Illinois
Spouse(s) Joel Coen (1984-)

Frances Louise McDormand[1] (born June 23, 1957) is an Academy Award-winning American film, stage, and television actress. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 401 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (857 × 1280 pixel, file size: 195 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a romantic comedy to be released 2008. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Joel and Ethan Coen, commonly called The Coen Brothers in the film business, are United States directors best known for their quirky comedies like Fargo and Raising Arizona; the brothers write their own scripts and alternate top billing for the screenplay. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ... The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ...

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Biography

Early life

McDormand was born in Chicago, Illinois, daughter of Canadian parents Vernon McDormand, a Disciples of Christ pastor, and Noreen, a now retired registered nurse and receptionist. McDormand was adopted, and her biological mother may have been one of the parishioners at her father's church.[2] McDormand has a sister, Dorothy A. McDormand, who is an ordained Disciples of Christ minister and chaplain,[3] as well as two other siblings, all of whom were adopted by the McDormands, who had no biological children. As her father specialized in restoring failing Disciples congregations,[2] her family moved frequently, and McDormand lived in several small Bible Belt towns in Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee,[4] before settling in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area town of Monessen, where she graduated from high school in 1975. She attended Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia, and earned a B.A. in Theater in 1979. Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... The insignia of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). ... The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), often abbreviated as the Disciples of Christ or Christian Church, is a denomination of Christian Restorationism that grew out of the Restoration Movement founded by Thomas Campbell and Alexander Campbell of Pennsylvania and West Virginia (then Virginia) and Barton W. Stone of Kentucky. ... The approximate extent of the Bible Belt, indicated in red The Bible Belt is an informal term for an area of the United States of America in which socially conservative Christian Evangelical Protestantism is a dominant part of the culture. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Monessen is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ... For schools with the same or similar names, see Bethany College. ... Bethany is a town located in Brooke County, West Virginia. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...


In 1982, McDormand earned an M.F.A. from the Yale University School of Drama. She was roommates with Holly Hunter at the time. Her first professional acting job was in Trinidad and Tobago, performing in a play written by poet Derek Walcott and funded by the MacArthur Foundation. In the United States, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a terminal graduate degree in an area of visual, plastic, literary or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the bachelor level. ... Yale redirects here. ... Yale School of Drama traces its roots to the Yale Dramatic Association, the second oldest college theatre association in the country, founded in 1900. ... Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Derek Walcott, courtesy of the Nobel Foundation Derek Alton Walcott (born January 23, 1930) is a West-Indian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist who writes mainly in English. ... The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a major private grant-making foundation based in Chicago that has awarded more than US$3 billion since its inception in 1978. ...


Career

McDormand's film debut was in Joel and Ethan Coen's first film, 1985's Blood Simple. In 1985, McDormand, the Coen brothers, Holly Hunter, and director Sam Raimi shared a house in the Bronx. Joel and Ethan Coen at Cannes 2001 Joel and Ethan Coen, commonly known as The Coen Brothers have written and directed numerous successful films, such as comedies O Brother Where Art Thou, Raising Arizona and The Big Lebowski, as well as darker film noir dramas such as Fargo, Millers... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... Blood Simple is a neo-noir film, the debut of Joel and Ethan Coen, writers and directors of Fargo, The Man Who Wasnt There, and Raising Arizona, among others. ... Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... For the American opera singer, see Samuel Ramey. ... For other uses, see The Bronx (disambiguation). ...


In addition to her early film roles, McDormand played "Connie Chapman" in the fifth season of the television police drama Hill Street Blues. In 1988, she played Stella Kowalski in a stage production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. Frances McDormand is an associate member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group. Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ... Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), better known by the pseudonym Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright and one of the prominent playwrights of the twentieth century. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Experimental theatre is a general term for various movements in Western theatre that began in the 20th century as a reaction against the then-dominant conventions governing the writing and production of drama, and against naturalism in particular. ... The Wooster Group is an ensemble of artists who collaborate on the development and production of theatre and media pieces. ...

McDormand as "Marge Gunderson" in Fargo (1996)
McDormand as "Marge Gunderson" in Fargo (1996)

McDormand appeared in several theatrical and television roles during the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. She has gained renown and critical acclaim for her dramatic work, and is a respected actress, having been nominated for Academy Awards four times. In 1988, she was nominated for a Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Mississippi Burning; in 1996, she won the Academy award for Best Actress for her performance as police chief Marge Gunderson in Fargo; in 2000, she earned her second nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of a concerned mother in Almost Famous. Also for Almost Famous, she won the Best Supporting Actress nod from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Chicago Film Critics Association, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, San Diego Film Critics Society, Southeastern Film Critics Association, and the Florida Film Critics Circle. For her role in Wonder Boys (2000), she won Best Supporting Actress from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Florida Film Critics Circle, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1024x576, 277 KB) This image is a screenshot from a copyrighted film, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by the studio which produced the film, and possibly also by any actors appearing in the screenshot. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1024x576, 277 KB) This image is a screenshot from a copyrighted film, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by the studio which produced the film, and possibly also by any actors appearing in the screenshot. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Mississippi Burning is a 1988 film based on the investigation into the real-life murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Almost Famous is a 2000 film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and released in 2000. ... Wonder Boys is a 2000 film adaptation of the Michael Chabon novel of the same name. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ...


In 2006, McDormand received her third Best Supporting Actress nod for her performance in 2005's North Country, although she lost to Rachel Weisz. She also had a role in the film Friends with Money, a dark comedy co-starring Jennifer Aniston, Catherine Keener and Joan Cusack, and directed by Nicole Holofcener. She recently received an Independent Spirit Award for her role in Friends with Money. She also voiced the role of the lady principal Melanie Upfoot in the Simpsons episode Girls Just Want to Have Sums, which aired on April 30, 2006. The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... North Country is the name of an Academy Award-nominated film directed by Niki Caro and released in 2005. ... Rachel Weisz (born March 7, 1971) is an Academy Award-winning English film and television actress. ... Friends with Money is a 2006 film, starring Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener and Joan Cusack. ... Jennifer Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning American film and television actress, best known for her role as Rachel Green in the popular television sitcom Friends. ... Catherine Ann Keener (born March 26, 1960 in Miami, Florida) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Joan Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian. ... Nicole Holofcener Nicole Holofcener (born March 22, 1960, in New York City) is a film and television director. ... Founded in 1984, the Independent Spirit Awards were originally known as the FINDIE (Friends of Independents) Awards and presented winners with Plexiglas pyramids containing suspended shoestrings representing the paltry budgets of independent films. ... Friends with Money is a 2006 film, starring Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener and Joan Cusack. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... “Girls Just Want to Have Sums” is the nineteenth episode of the seventeenth season of The Simpsons. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Personal life

McDormand has been in a relationship with director Joel Coen since 1984, and the two married in 1994, as well as adopted a son from Paraguay, Pedro McDormand Coen. They live in New York City. McDormand has starred in 5 of the Coen Brothers films, including a minor appearance in Miller's Crossing, a secondary role in Raising Arizona and lead roles in Blood Simple, The Man Who Wasn't There and Fargo, for which she won an Academy Award. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the Stargate Atlantis episode, see Millers Crossing (Stargate Atlantis). ... Raising Arizona is a 1987 Coen Brothers comedy film starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and Randall Tex Cobb. ... Blood Simple is a neo-noir film, the debut of Joel and Ethan Coen, writers and directors of Fargo, The Man Who Wasnt There, and Raising Arizona, among others. ... For other uses, see The Man Who Wasnt There (disambiguation). ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ...


Filmography

Year Title Role Other notes
1985 Blood Simple Abby
1987 Raising Arizona Dot
1988 Mississippi Burning Mrs. Pell Best Supporting Actress Nominee
1990 Chattahoochee Mae Foley
Darkman Julie Hastings
Hidden Agenda Ingrid Jessner
1992 Passed Away Nora Scanlan
1993 Short Cuts Betty Weathers
1996 Fargo Marge Gunderson Best Actress Oscar
1997 Paradise Road Dr. Verstak
1998 Madeline Miss Clavel
2000 Wonder Boys Dean Sara Gaskell
Almost Famous Elaine Miller Best Supporting Actress Nominee
2001 The Man Who Wasn't There Doris Crane
2002 City by the Sea Michelle
2003 Laurel Canyon Jane
Something's Gotta Give Zoe Barry
2005 North Country Glory Dodge Best Supporting Actress Nominee
Aeon Flux The Handler
2006 Friends with Money Jane
2007 A View From The Bridge Beatrice Carbone
2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Guinevere Pettigrew

// Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... Blood Simple is a neo-noir film, the debut of Joel and Ethan Coen, writers and directors of Fargo, The Man Who Wasnt There, and Raising Arizona, among others. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Raising Arizona is a 1987 Coen Brothers comedy film starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and Randall Tex Cobb. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Mississippi Burning is a 1988 film based on the investigation into the real-life murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... Chattahoochee is a 1989 film directed by Mick Jackson. ... Darkman is a 1990 film film directed by Sam Raimi that was based on a short story he wrote and paying homage to Universal horror films of the 1930s. ... Hidden Agenda is a 1990 film starring Frances McDormand and Brian Cox. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... Passed Away is an American ensemble film comedy from 1992. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... Short Cuts is a 1993 film directed by Robert Altman. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It is directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, Frances McDormand as the brash Dr. Verstak, Pauline Collins as missionary Margaret... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... For other uses, see Madeleine (disambiguation). ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... Wonder Boys is a 2000 film adaptation of the Michael Chabon novel of the same name. ... Almost Famous is a 2000 film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and released in 2000. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... For other uses, see The Man Who Wasnt There (disambiguation). ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... A middling picture in which family and the problems on wayward youth are set against a man trying to break with his past. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... Laurel Canyon is a 2002 American drama movie, written and directed by Lisa Cholodenko. ... Somethings Gotta Give is an American movie released in 2003. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... North Country is the name of an Academy Award-nominated film directed by Niki Caro and released in 2005. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... Friends with Money is a 2006 film, starring Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener and Joan Cusack. ... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to the large amount of third installment films released this year, including Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Oceans Thirteen, Resident Evil: Extinction, The Bourne Ultimatum, Pirates of the Caribbean... Image:A View From the Bridge. ... 2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The Dark Knight, Jurassic Park 4... Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a romantic comedy to be released 2008. ...

Academy Award and nominations

Awards
Preceded by
Susan Sarandon
for Dead Man Walking
Academy Award for Best Actress
1996
for Fargo
Succeeded by
Helen Hunt
for As Good As It Gets
Preceded by
Susan Sarandon
for Dead Man Walking
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture
1996
for Fargo
Succeeded by
Helen Hunt
for As Good As It Gets

Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Mississippi Burning is a 1988 film based on the investigation into the real-life murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Almost Famous is a 2000 film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and released in 2000. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... North Country is a common place name: The North Country is a region of Upstate New York in the United States. ... Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Dead Man Walking is a 1995 film based on the book of the same name, which tells the story of Sister Helen Prejean (played by Susan Sarandon), who establishes a special relationship with Matthew Poncelet, a prisoner on death row (played by Sean Penn). ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps most widely known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You. ... As Good as It Gets is a 1997 film which tells the story of an obsessive-compulsive, cantankerous, and homophobic writer named Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) who, because of his anxiety disorder, lives in a world that has shrunk to about the size of his apartment and the books he... Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Dead Man Walking is a 1995 film based on the book of the same name, which tells the story of Sister Helen Prejean (played by Susan Sarandon), who establishes a special relationship with Matthew Poncelet, a prisoner on death row (played by Sean Penn). ... The SAG Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Motion Picture is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film. ... Fargo is a 1996 American crime-comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers. ... Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps most widely known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You. ... As Good as It Gets is a 1997 film which tells the story of an obsessive-compulsive, cantankerous, and homophobic writer named Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) who, because of his anxiety disorder, lives in a world that has shrunk to about the size of his apartment and the books he...

References

  1. ^ http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1285/is_10_30/ai_66675859
  2. ^ a b http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/10/22/1066631495804.html?from=storyrhs
  3. ^ http://www.disciples.org/dns/releases97/97b21.htm
  4. ^ http://film.guardian.co.uk/oscars2001/storynav/0,7677,437576,00.html

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