Francie-Swift
Francie Swift | Biography

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  • Full Name Frances Doretta Swift
  • Nickname Francie Swift
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Amarillo, Texas, USA
  • Birth Date Mar 27, 1969
  • Age 53 Years, 1 Months
  • Height Not Dislcosed
  • Net Worth Not Dislcosed
Cynthia in the 2017 Film 'Thoroughbreds'

Francie Swift | Biography

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Swift went on to appear on the small screen before making her breakthrough with the role of Jordan Baker in the made-for-television adaptation of the romantic drama 'The Great Gatsby' (2000), based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name. Though the television movie was not considered among the glamorous versions of the novel, it paved the way for bigger television roles for Swift. 


Francie Swift is an American actress best recognized for her role as Cynthia in the 2017 black comedy thriller film Thoroughbreds.

Who is Francie Swift?

Francie Swift is an actress born Frances Doretta Swift on 27 March 1969 in Amarillo, Texas. She graduated from Tascosa High School in 1987.

She made her on-screen acting debut in the 1986 film Vamp, appearing in the role of Dominique. She later appeared in films like Scent of a Woman (1992), Two Weeks Notice (2002), Descent (2007), Cop Out (2010), All Good Things (2010), and Thoroughbreds (2017). 

The film actress parallelly pursued a successful television career. She made her television debut on The Wright Verdicts episode 'Unlucky Star' in 1995. She then played Kelly Krieger in the 1996 thriller drama television movie Kiss and Tell

She went on to appear on the small screen before making her breakthrough with the role of Jordan Baker in the made-for-television adaptation of the romantic drama The Great Gatsby (2000), based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name. 

Though the television movie was not considered among the glamorous versions of the novel, it paved the way for bigger television roles for Swift. 

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The actress then appeared alongside Maury Chaykin and Timothy Hutton in A&E Network's mystery action drama series A Nero Wolfe Mystery, playing different roles in six episodes from 2001 to 2002. 

From 2007 to 2011, she appeared in 10 episodes of The CW teen drama series Gossip Girl. She portrays Anne Archibald, the socialite mother of protagonist Nate Archibald (played by Chace Crawford).

Later, her character as a combative lawyer Kya Poole in the CBS legal/political drama series The Good Wife made a strong impression on critics and audiences though she appeared in only five episodes from 2009 to 2010. 

She then played coolly intelligent and aloof assistant district attorney Sherri West in five episodes of NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit from 2010 to 2011. In 2013, she appeared in three episodes of Netflix's popular political thriller series House of Cards.

She also had a recurring character of Haylie Grimes in the WGN America's crime drama series Outsiders from 2016 to 2017.

Francie Swift and Gillian Alexy For Outsiders
Francie Swift with her fellow actress Fillian Alexy during the 'Outsiders' press junket. (Photo: @outsiderswgn/ Instagram)

'Thoroughbreds'

Thoroughbreds is a black comedy thriller film written and directed by Cory Finley. It follows the story of two upper-class suburban girls, Lily (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (played by Olivia Cooke), who reconnect after a tragedy. 

The girls, who had previously been best friends, grow apart after the death of Lily's father and reunite for an SAT tutoring session.

Amanda has a mental disorder that makes her emotionless, while a prim and proper Lily silently accepts to live a life as dictated to her by her detached mother (played by Swift) and her hyper-functional, super controlling stepfather Mark (played by Paul Sparks).

After the reunion, the two girls conveniently rekindle her friendship and eventually become partners in their plan to murder Mark.

Husband

Swift has been married to her husband Bradley Adam Blumenfeld since 10 July 2004. She has two sons, Fisher and Chase.

Other than that, she has not disclosed information on her personal life. In addition, she is not active on Instagram and any other social networking sites.

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