FRANCES FISHER (Bev) was born in Milford On-Sea, England, Frances Fisher’s itinerant childhood living in the UK, Columbia, Canada, France, Brazil, Turkey, Italy, Iowa and Texas undoubtedly provided fodder for her thespian career. Ms. Fisher started her career at the Barter Theatre in Virginia and has starred in over 30 theatrical productions (experimental, touring, Regional, off-off Broadway, off-Broadway,) including Elia Kazan’s The Chain; Hay Fever; 1984; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Arthur Miller’s last play Finishing The Picture; Three More Sleepless Nights (Drama League Award) & The Taper’s The Cherry Orchard. Ms. Fisher is a member of the Actors Studio, and her first acting teacher was Stella Adler.
Ms. Fisher is perhaps best known for her performance as Kate Winslet’s mother in Titanic, which garnered her a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Ensemble Cast. The film went on to receive 11 Academy Awards. Additionally, her numerous film credits include the Oscar-winning Unforgiven; True Crime; The Big Tease; The Rising Place; The Kingdom; House of Sand & Fog; Wild America; In The Valley Of Elah; Jolene; The Perfect Game; The Lincoln Lawyer; The Host; Woman in Gold. Ms. Fisher’s work in television started on The Edge of Night, and has spanned from critically acclaimed TV Movies such as Lucille Ball in Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter; The Audrey Hepburn Story; Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis; many Hallmark movies, (the latest being Unleashing Mr. Darcy), to recurring/guest star roles including The Shield; Eureka; Torchwood; Touch; The Killing; Masters of Sex; Law & Order; Roseanne; The Mentalist; Two and a Half Men; Sons of Anarchy; ER; Grey’s Anatomy; Children’s Hospital; Private Practice; CSI; Castle & The Expanse. She also starred on ABC’s critically acclaimed series, Resurrection. Frances’ latest film, JT Mollner’s Outlaws and Angels (Sundance 2016 Critics’ Pick, co-starring with her daughter, Francesca Eastwood) opens in July. Ms. Fisher recently teamed with Ed Asner on the docu-drama Titanic: Sinking of the Myths and just wrapped an exciting arc on Criminal Minds.