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Mary McDonnell Biography and Profile

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Mary McDonnell Profile

Famous as: Actress
Birth Name: Mary Eileen McDonnell
Birth Date: April 28, 1952
Birth place: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 1.69 m
Nationalty: American
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Green
Education: State University of New York at Fredonia
Spouse: Randle Mell (m. 1984)
Children: Olivia Mell, Michael Mell

Mary McDonnell Biography

Mary McDonnell is an American actress. She was born on April 28, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States and was raised in Ithaca, New York. She graduating from the State University of New York at Fredonia and later she enrolled at a drama school. While she was attending the drama school she joined the East Coast’s prestigious Long Wharf Theatre Company where she worked for 20 years. She started her acting career in 1980 when she made her acting debut in the film As the World Turns by playing the role Claudia Colfax. She made her television debut in 1984 when she played the role of Dr. Eve Sheridan in the TV series ER. She is best known for playing the role of Stands With A Fist which she played in Dances with Wolves for which she has received Academy Award nominations. She is married to actor Randle Mell since 1984 and the couple has two children, Olivia Mell and Michael Mell together.

Mary McDonnell Filmography

Year Title Role
1980 As the World Turns Claudia Colfax
1984 Garbo Talks Lady Capulet
1984–85 E/R Dr. Eve Sheridan
1987 Matewan Elma Radnor
1988 Tiger Warsaw Paula Warsaw
1990 Dances with Wolves Stands With A Fist
1991 Grand Canyon Claire
1992 Passion Fish May-Alice Culhane
1992 Sneakers Liz
1994 Blue Chips Jenny Bell
1995–96 High Society Dorothy “Dott” Emerson
1996 Independence Day First Lady Marilyn Whitmore
1996 Mariette in Ecstasy Prioress
1997 12 Angry Men Judge
1997 Woman Undone Terri Hansen
1998 You Can Thank Me Later Diane
1998 Evidence of Blood Dora Overton
1999 Replacing Dad Linda Marsh
1999 Mumford Althea Brockett
2000 A Father’s Choice Susan Shaw
2000 For All Time Laura Brown
2001–02 ER Eleanor Carter
2001 Donnie Darko Rose Darko
2002 The Locket Helen Staples
2003 Nola Margaret Langworthy
2003 Battlestar Galactica President Laura Roslin
2004–09 Battlestar Galactica President Laura Roslin
2004 Crazy Like a Fox Amy Banks
2005 Mrs. Harris Vivian Schulte
2008–09 Grey’s Anatomy Dr. Virginia Dixon
2009 Killer Hair Rose
2009 Hostile Makeover Rose Smithsonian
2011 Scream 4 Kate Roberts
2011 Margin Call Mary Rogers
2009–2012 The Closer Captain Sharon Raydor
2012–present Major Crimes Captain Sharon Raydor

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