Frances Lee McCain Bio, Age, Apple’s Way, Foot Loose and Stand By Me

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Frances Lee Mccain Biography

Frances Lee McCain is an American actress who was born on July 28, 1944, San Diego, California, U.S.  She grew up in California, New York, Illinois and Colorado. McCain graduated from Ripon College with a BA in Philosophy and then studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England.

McCain completed a Master’s degree in Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2000. McCain is married to Zack Wheeler.

Frances Lee Mccain Age

McCain was born on July 28, 1944, San Diego, California, and grew up in Colorado, New York and Illinois in addition to California.

Frances Lee Mccain

Frances Lee Mccain Apple’s Way

McCain started her career in film and television after appearing opposite Jon Voight and Faye Dunaway in A Streetcar Named Desire. She eventually co-starrer with Ronny Cox as the female lead in her own television series, CBS-TV’s Apple’s Way in 1974.

Frances Lee McCain appeared in a variety of television series and miniseries throughout the 1970s, including Washington: Behind Closed Doors and the Quincy ME episode Eye Of The Needle playing a Holistic practitioner. In 1979, she appeared in Real Life.

Frances Lee Mccain Back To The Future

Frances Lee McCain appeared in the film Back to the Future as Stella Baines in 1985, the mother to the character played by Lea Thompson. Back to the Future is an American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale.

The stars Michael J. Fox as teenager Marty McFly, who accidentally travels back in time to 1955, where he meets his future parents and becomes his mother’s romantic interest. Christopher Lloyd portrays the eccentric scientist Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown, inventor of the time-traveling DeLorean, who helps Marty repair history and return to 1985.

Frances Lee Mccain Footloose

In 1984, Frances Lee McCain played Ethel McCormack, mother to Kevin Bacon’s character, in Footloose. Footloose is a 1984 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross. The film follows the story of Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon), a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small western town where he lives with his mother, aunt, and uncle.

McCormack is seen attempting to overturn the ban on dancing throughout the movie, which resulted from the efforts of a local minister (John Lithgow) after his son was killed in an accident returning from a night of dancing. The film is loosely based on actual events that took place in the small, rural, and religious community of Elmore City, Oklahoma.

Frances Lee Mccain Stand By Me

Frances Lee McCain played Mrs. Lachance in 1986, the mother of Gordie Lachance (Wil Wheaton), in the drama film Stand by Me. Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming-of-age film starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O’Connell (in his debut film).

The film was directed by Rob Reiner and is based on Stephen King’s 1982 novella The Body. Its title is derived from Ben E. King’s eponymous song, which plays over the ending credits.

Frances Lee Mccain Movies

1973, The Laughing Policeman as a Prostitute

1976, Visions as Jenny

1979, Real Life as Jeanette Yeager

1981, Honky Tonk Freeway as Claire Calo

1982, Tex as Mrs. Johnson

1984, Footloose as Ethel McCormack

1984, Gremlins as Lynn Peltzer

1985, The Rape of Richard Beck as Caroline Beck

1985, Back to the Future as Stella Baines

1986, Murder in Three Acts as Miss Milray

1986, Stand by Me as Mrs. Lachance

1988, It Takes Two as Joyce Rogers

1990, The Lookalike as Dr. Stamos

1996, Scream as Mrs. Riley

1998, Patch Adams as Judy

1999, True Crime as Mrs. Lowenstein

2003, No Return as Mother

2012, Stitch in Time as Joan

2018, Ideal Home as Doris

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