|Occupation||Film and television actress|
Francie Swift is an American actress best known for her role as Cynthia in Thoroughbreds and her recurring roles as Haylie Grimes on Outsiders and Anne Vanderbilt Archibald on Gossip Girl .
Swift was born in Amarillo, Texas.She began acting as a child at the Amarillo Theatre School for Children. Prior to her senior year in high school, Swift left Amarillo to attend the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan. Swift then attended State University of New York at Purchase, then settled in New York City.
Swift had roles in several plays from 1997 to 2002. In 1997, Swift starred alongside Amy Ryan and Peter Dinklage in Marking, a black comedy by Patrick Breen.In 1998, Swift had a leading role in Whale Music, a play by Anthony Minghella. In 2000, Swift starred in Tooth, a theater production in New York. In 2002, she starred in Richard Greenberg's play, The Dazzle , alongside Peter Frechette.
On Gossip Girl , Swift had a recurring role as Anne Vanderbilt Archibald, the mother of Nate Archibald.From 2010-2011, Swift played Sherrie West, an assistant district attorney on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit . She had a recurring role as Haylie Grimes in the Outsiders . In 2017, Swift played Cynthia in Thoroughbreds , which was played at Sundance Film Festival.
Swift lives in New York City with her husband, Brad Blumenfeld, and their two sons.
|1989||Chill Factor||Pool Babe|
|1992||Scent of a Woman||Flight Attendant|
|1994||The Cowboy Way||Desk Clerk at Waldorf Astoria|
|2001||A Day in Black and White|
|2002||Two Weeks Notice||Lauren Wade|
|2002||Stella Shorts 1998-2002||Santa's Wife||Video|
|2006||Heavens Fall||Belle Leibowitz|
|2010||All Good Things||Kelly Callender|
|1995||Law & Order||Megan Nelson / Bobby / Nancy||Episode: "Switch"|
|1995||The Wright Verdicts||Episode: "Unlucky Star"|
|1996||Kiss & Tell||Kelly Krieger||TV film|
|1997||Liberty!||Baroness von Riedesel||TV miniseries|
|1998||Homicide: Life on the Street||Helen Montgomery||Episode: "Strangled, Not Stirred"|
|1998||Soldier of Fortune, Inc.||Roxanne Mitchell||Episode: "Spyder's Web"|
|1999||Due South||Luanne Russell||Episode: "A Likely Story"|
|1999||Law & Order||Mercedes Garrison||Episode: "Merger"|
|2000||The Great Gatsby||Jordan Baker||TV film|
|2001–02||A Nero Wolfe Mystery||Sarah Dacos||"The Doorbell Rang"|
|Margot Dickey||"Door to Death"|
|Neya Tormic||"Over My Dead Body"|
|Helen Weltz||"The Next Witness"|
|2003||Hack||Jennifer Holt||Episode: "Presumed Guilty"|
|2004||NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323||TV film|
|2004||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Nelda Carlson||Episode: "Semi-Detached"|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Laura Gannon||Episode: "Blood in the Water|
|2007||Six Degrees||Olivia Keeling||Episode: "Objects in the Mirror"|
|2007||Damages||Holly Frobisher||Episodes: "Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker", "Sort of Like a Family"|
|2007–2011||Gossip Girl||Anne Vanderbilt Archibald||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2009||Law & Order||Caroline Reeves||Episode: "The Drowned and the Saved"|
|2009–2010||The Good Wife||Kya Poole||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2010||Gravity||Amanda||Episodes: "Cold Swim Away", "Damn Skippy"|
|2010||White Collar||Renee Simmons||Episode: "Withdrawal"|
|2010–2011||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||A.D.A. Sherri West||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2012||Person of Interest||Sabrina Drake||Episode: "Til Death"|
|2013||House of Cards||Felicity Holburn||Episodes: "Chapter 1", "Chapter 4", "Chapter 5", "Chapter 6"|
|2013||Elementary||Katie Sutter||Episode: "Risk Management"|
|2013||Hostages||Nina Carlisle||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2014||Sleepy Hollow||Beth Lancaster||Episode: "Where I Send Thee"|
|2016||Outsiders||Haylie Grimes||Episodes: Recurring role, 11 episodes|
|2019||Bull||Dr. Julia Martin||Episode: "Split Hairs"|
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