Ma Ma Ling adoptive mother. Francine is known widely as the stereotypical housewife. She enjoys cleaning dishes and doing laundry. She even scolded Stan for keeping her locked in the basement and not giving her any laundry to fold, saying tat she "hates down time" in 'Jack's Back'. Although Francine does not have a job she even admitted that she dislikes being a breadwinner , she has engaged in different employments.
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Francine was born to Nicholas and Cassandra Dawson. When Francine was a young toddler in " Big Trouble in Little Langley ", her parents gave her up to be in first class on a plane. Not much is known about Francine's younger years; however, she was brought up in an orphanage where she was taught that left-handers were the Devil in " Office Spaceman ", and was hit with a piece of beef or a mackerel on Fridays whenever she used her left hand. Her maiden name is Ling. Through her adopted Chinese parents, Francine has a sister, Gwen , who Stan thinks is "totally hot" and mentions it whenever her sister is brought up in conversation.
Francine and Haley
She is the wife of the title character Stan Smith and the mother of Hayley and Steve. Francine is voiced by Wendy Schaal. While Francine is often seen as the voice of reason in her dysfunctional family, she also has a dark, hypocritical side. This is best displayed by how she constantly badgers her family to uphold certain moral virtues. Born to a wealthy couple from South Carolina , her birth parents Nicholas and Cassandra Dawson gave her up when she was a baby so they could be upgraded to first class on a flight in " Big Trouble in Little Langley ".
This article lists characters from the animated series American Dad! The voice actors are not assembled as a group when performing the lines of their characters; rather, each of the voice actors perform their lines privately. The voice actors have stated that because of their personalities and tendency to goof off when together as a group, they would never get anything completed if they performed their lines collectively. Stan is Francine's husband and Hayley and Steve's father. Hayley may or may not be Stan's biological daughter since Francine revealed to have cheated on Stan at a bachelorette party in the episode " The Kidney Stays in the Picture ",  but Stan regards Hayley as his daughter.