Frances McGarry
Frances McGarry
Actress. Author. Advocate.
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“Fran McGarry and Eve Terry, perhaps unbeknownst to them, played a huge part in my path to my present career. Though I was just a schoolkid, they treated me like an artist; made me believe I had something unique to offer. They helped grow my confidence which I believe can take you anywhere you want to go. I am so grateful.”

Hi, I’m Frances McGarry.

Radiating with personality and charisma, I am a professional actress, author, arts advocate and theater educator with a PhD in Educational Theatre from NYU. Based in New York City, my passion for the arts fuels my mission to communicate important messages, shift cultural perspectives, and make a mark in the lives of students, audiences, and filmmakers around the world. Over the last decade, I’ve starred in TV, films, theatre, voiceovers, and national commercials, including my most recent co-star role in the Hallmark movie One Royal Holiday. In 2018, I launched First Online With Fran a podcast featuring ordinary people doing extraordinary things in The Arts. Currently, I am working on a book as an extension of my commitment to the legacy of Stephen Sondheim’s Young Playwrights Festival and its Artistic Director, Sheri Goldhirsch.


Exciting News Alert! First Online With Fran Podcast: 12K Downloads in January 2024!

I am thrilled to announce that my podcast, First Online With Fran, has reached an incredible milestone of 12,000 downloads in the month of January!Thank you to all our dedicated…

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New Milestone Reached!

I'm thrilled to announce that my podcast, First Online With Fran, has been awarded the "Countries Reached (50)" badge from Blubrry, one of the largest podcast hosting platform. This means…

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Podcast featured on Amazon Podcast!

FIRST ONLINE WITH FRAN’S THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE ART has been selected by AMAZON Podcast’s podcast and will be featured for a week starting Monday, April 10th as part of…

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