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Mary Steenburgen

Actress / Television Producer / Television Actress / Film Actress / Film Producer / Voice Actress | * 02/08/1953 (67) | Newport, Arkansas, USA
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Mary Nell Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for playing the role of Lynda Dummar in Jonathan Demme's 1980 film Melvin and Howard. Steenburgen, who studied at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse in the 1970s, also received a Golden Globe nomination for the 1981 film Ragtime, a BAFTA TV Award nomination for the 1985 miniseries Tender Is the Night and an Emmy Award nomination for the 1988 TV film The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank. Her other film appearances include Time After Time (1979), Cross Creek (1983), Parenthood (1989), ... ()
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Mary Nell Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an American actress. She was most successful for playing the role of Lynda Dummar in Jonathan Demme's Melvin and Howard, which earned her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Mary Steenburgen

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Academy Awards Golden Globe Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actress National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture British Academy Television Award for Best Actress Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast

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Movies with Mary Steenburgen as Actress(79)

as herself2020 30 Rock: A One-Time Special
as Flannery2019 Flannery
as Dr. Margot2019 Antiquities
as Carol2018 Book Club
as Maybelle2018 Katie Says Goodbye
as Julia Mureaux2017 The Book of Love
as Cybil Burger2017 I Do... Until I Don't
as Interviewer2017 The Discovery
as Carol2016 Dean
as Jeannie2015 A Walk in the Woods
as Karen Ellis2015 Song One
as Louisa Poole2015 7 Days in Hell
as Mom (voice)2014 The One I Love
as Diana2013 Last Vegas
as Helen West2013 Brahmin Bulls
as Anastasia Lee2012 Outlaw Country
as Elain Stein2011 The Help
as Café Patron2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited
as Mrs. Yankovic2010 Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
as Peggy2010 Dirty Girl
as Bootsie Robicheaux2009 In the Electric Mist
as herself2009 Clarkworld
as Katherine2009 The Open Road
as Grace Paxton2009 The Proposal
as Nancy Huff2008 Step Brothers
as Marilyn2008 Four Christmases
as Geneva Leigh2007 Elvis & Anabelle
as Carol2007 The Brave One
as Amanda Winship2007 Honeydripper
as Dr. Cheryl Blaine2007 Numb
as Sarah Michaelson2007 Nobel Son
as Visitor #22006 Inland Empire
as Beverley, Leah's Mother2006 The Dead Girl
as Joanie Fisher2003 Hope Springs
as Gayle2003 Casa de los Babys
as Emily Hobbs2003 Elf
as Francine Pinkney2002 Sunshine State
as Detective Karen Condrin2002 Talking to Heaven
as Sally Rider2002 Wish You Were Dead
as Colleen Beck2001 Life as a House
as Dr. Blake2001 I Am Sam
as Estelle2001 Nobody's Baby
as Sarah Elizabeth McCaffrey1998 About Sarah
as Gloria1995 My Family
as Jessie Caldwell1995 Powder
as Hannah Nixon1995 Nixon
as Sister Ida1995 The Grass Harp
as Mrs. Parker1994 It Runs in the Family
as Katherine Bellamy1994 Pontiac Moon
as Sarah Davis1994 Clifford
as Belinda Conine1993 Philadelphia
as Betty Carver1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape
as Stella Keefover1991 The Butcher's Wife
as Clara Clayton1990 Back to the Future Part III
as Karen Buckman1989 Parenthood
as Elaine Rutledge1989 Miss Firecracker
as Rose Pickett1987 End of the Line
as Julie Rose / Katie McGovern / Evelyn1987 Dead of Winter
as Young Sarah1987 The Whales of August
as Ginny Hanks Grainger1985 One Magic Christmas
as Mary / Little Red Riding Hood1983 Little Red Riding Hood
as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings1983 Cross Creek
as Phoebe Craddock1983 Romantic Comedy
as Mother1981 Ragtime
as Lynda Dummar1980 Melvin and Howard
as Amy Robbins1979 Time After Time
as Julia Tate / Moon1978 Goin' South

TV Shows/Series with Mary Steenburgen as Actress(20)

as Audrey Veill2020 Happiness Isn't Everything
as Maggie Clarke2020 Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
as Gail Klosterman2015 The Last Man on Earth
as Mary Gulliver2013 Cruel Palace: War of Flowers
as Helen Girardi2003 Joan of Arcadia
as Naamah1999 Noah's Ark
1998 Becker
as Kate Montgomery1996 Ink
1994 Ellen
as Guest Caller - Marjorie1993 Frasier
as Clara Clayton (voice)1991 Back to the Future: The Animated Series
as Nicole Warren Diver1985 Tender Is the Night
as Mary / Little Red Riding Hood1982 Faerie Tale Theatre

Movies with Mary Steenburgen as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Best Summer Ever
Production/Executive Producer2006 Bye Bye Benjamin

TV Shows/Series with Mary Steenburgen as Crew(1)

Production/Producer1996 Ink

Full Name: Mary Steenburgen
Born: Sunday, 02/08 1953 (February) in Newport (current age: 67 years + 293 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Hendrix College, North Little Rock High School, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Spouses (current/former): Malcolm McDowell, Ted Danson
Other names for Mary Steenburgen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Mary Nell Steenburgen"
"Μάρι Στινμπούργζεν"
Mary Steenburgen frequently works together with these people:
Ted Danson (22x, Actor)
John Sayles (10x, Crew)
Peter Gallagher (7x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (6x, Actor)
Kelsey Grammer (6x, Actor)
David Lynch (6x, Crew)
Jason Alexander (6x, Actor)
Jason Biggs (6x, Actor)
Eric Idle (6x, Actor)
Shelley Duvall (6x, Actress)
Bob Gale (6x, Crew)
Charlie McDowell (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2725, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/13/2020