Frances McDormand in Almost Famous
- Who she is: A single, overprotective mother who just can't seem to keep daughter Anita and son William away from the "evils" of the world: particularly music.
- Why we love her:
Though it clearly kills Elaine to let William explore life on the road as a reporter, she still supports him and checks in on him every chance she can — even if it means chewing out a hotel employee or two.
- Other mom roles of note: Fargo