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Mary Steenburgen


Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning American actress. She was born February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. Her mother, Nellie May (Wall) Steenburgen, was a school-board secretary, and her father, Maurice H. Steenburgen, was a freight-train conductor. Her surname comes from distant Dutch ancestry, and her roots also include English, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Last Vegas
Last Vegas Diana Boyle
(2013)
Stiefbrüder
Stiefbrüder Nancy Huff
(2008)
Zurück in die Zukunft III
(1990)
Flucht in die Zukunft
Flucht in die Zukunft Amy Robbins
(1979)

Filmography

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 2018 Antiquities (completed)
Dr. Margot
 2018 Book Club
Carol
 2015-2018 The Last Man on Earth (TV Series)
Gail Klosterman
- Cancun, Baby! (2018) ... Gail Klosterman
- Barbara Ann (2018) ... Gail Klosterman
- The Blob (2018) ... Gail Klosterman
- Designated Survivors (2018) ... Gail Klosterman
- Special Delivery (2018) ... Gail Klosterman
 2000-2017 Lass es, Larry! (TV Series)
Mary Steenburgen
- The Pickle Gambit (2017) ... Mary Steenburgen
- The Hot Towel (2009) ... Mary Steenburgen
- The Freak Book (2007) ... Mary Steenburgen
- The Anonymous Donor (2007) ... Mary Steenburgen
- Meet the Blacks (2007) ... Mary Steenburgen
 2017 I Do... Until I Don't
Cybil
 2015-2017 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Delia Powell
- Tied to the Tracks (2017) ... Delia Powell
- A Tittin' and a Hairin' (2015) ... Delia Powell
- Don't Make Me Come Back There (2015) ... Delia Powell
- Fear, and Other Smells (2015) ... Delia Powell
- Fake It Till You Fake It Some More (2015) ... Delia Powell
 2017/I The Discovery
Interviewer
 2016 Blunt Talk (TV Series)
Margaret Rudolph
- Is This All Because I Didn't Call You (2016) ... Margaret Rudolph
- Walter Has to Look After Walter (2016) ... Margaret Rudolph
- Love Is Not Linear (2016) ... Margaret Rudolph
 2016 Katie Says Goodbye
Maybelle
 2015 Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow (TV Movie)
Aunt Cly
 2014-2015 Justified (TV Series)
Katherine Hale
- Collateral (2015) ... Katherine Hale
- Fugitive Number One (2015) ... Katherine Hale
- Trust (2015) ... Katherine Hale
- Burned (2015) ... Katherine Hale
- Dark as a Dungeon (2015) ... Katherine Hale
 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
Louisa Poole
 2015 Togetherness (TV Series)
Linda
- Party Time (2015) ... Linda
- Ghost in Chains (2015) ... Linda
 2015 Picknick mit Bären
Jeannie
 2014 The One I Love
Mom (voice)
 2014 Song One
Karen
 2013 Die Legende der Prinzessin Kaguya
The Bamboo Cutter's Wife / Narrator (English version, voice)
 2013 Last Vegas
Diana Boyle
 2013 Brahmin Bulls
Helen West
 2011-2013 Wilfred (TV Series)
Catherine Newman
- Regrets (2013) ... Catherine Newman
- Confrontation (2013) ... Catherine Newman
- Service (2012) ... Catherine Newman
- Compassion (2011) ... Catherine Newman
 2012 Outlaw Country (TV Movie)
Anastasia Lee
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Diana Jessup
- What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year? (2012) ... Diana Jessup
- Kidnapped by Danger (2012) ... Diana Jessup
- Hey, Baby, What's Wrong?: Part 2 (2012) ... Diana Jessup
- Hey, Baby, What's Wrong?: Part 1 (2012) ... Diana Jessup
 2011 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Josephine
- Forget the Herring (2011) ... Josephine
- Two Large Pearls and a Bar of Gold (2011) ... Josephine
- I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady Macbeth (2011) ... Josephine
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Athena
- The Core, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (2011) ... Athena (voice)
 2011 The Help
Elain Stein
 2011 Keepin' It Real Estate (Video short)
Claire
 2011 Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (Video short)
 2011 Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited (Short)
Café Patron
 2010 Southern Discomfort (TV Movie)
 2010 Dirty Girl
Peggy
 2010 Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (Video short)
Mrs. Yankovic
 2009 Happiness Isn't Everything (TV Movie)
Audrey Veill
 2009 The Open Road
Katherine
 2009/I Selbst ist die Braut
Grace Paxton
 2009 In the Electric Mist - Mord in Louisiana
Bootsie Robicheaux
 2008 Stiefbrüder
Nancy Huff
 2007 Reinventing the Wheelers (TV Movie)
Claire Wheeler
 2007 Honeydripper
Amanda Winship
 2007 Die Fremde in dir
Carol
 2007/I Numb
Dr. Blaine
 2007 Nobel Son
Sarah Michaelson
 2007 Elvis and Anabelle
Geneva
 2006 The Dead Girl
Leah's Mother
 2006 Inland Empire
Visitor #2
 2003-2005 Die himmlische Joan (TV Series)
Helen Girardi
- Something Wicked This Way Comes (2005) ... Helen Girardi
- Common Thread (2005) ... Helen Girardi
- Spring Cleaning (2005) ... Helen Girardi
- Trial and Error (2005) ... Helen Girardi
- Secret Service (2005) ... Helen Girardi
 2004 It Must Be Love (TV Movie)
Clem Gazelle
 2004 Becker (TV Series)
Patient
- DNR (2004) ... Patient (uncredited)
 2004 Capital City (TV Movie)
Elaine Summer
 2003 Casa de los babys
Gayle
 2002 Outtakes (Video short)
Clara Clayton (uncredited)
 2002 Land des Sonnenscheins - Sunshine State
Francine Pinkney
 2002 Law & Order: New York (TV Series)
Grace Rinato
- Denial (2002) ... Grace Rinato
 2002 Talking to Heaven (TV Movie)
Detective Karen Condrin
 2001 Wish You Were Dead
Sally Rider
 2001 Ich bin Sam
Dr. Blake
 2001 Das Haus am Meer
Colleen Beck
 2001 Der Schwan mit der Trompete
Mother (voice)
 2001 Nobody's Baby
Estelle
 2000 Picknick (TV Movie)
Rosemary Sydney
 1999 Arche Noah - Das größte Abenteuer der Menschheit (TV Mini-Series)
Naamah
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Naamah
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Naamah
 1998 About Sarah (TV Movie)
Sarah Elizabeth McCaffrey
 1996-1997 Zwei in der Tinte (TV Series)
Kate Montgomery
- Going to the Dogs (1997) ... Kate Montgomery
- Murphy's Law (1997) ... Kate Montgomery
- The Bodyguard Strikes Back (1997) ... Kate Montgomery
- The Debutante (1997) ... Kate Montgomery
- Logan's Run (1997) ... Kate Montgomery
 1996 Gullivers Reisen (TV Mini-Series)
Mary Gulliver
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Mary Gulliver
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Mary Gulliver
 1995 Nixon
Hannah Nixon
 1995 Powder
Jessie Caldwell
 1995 Die Grasharfe
Sister Ida
 1995 Meine Familie
Gloria
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Marjorie
- Retirement Is Murder (1995) ... Marjorie (voice)
 1994 Der Traum von Apollo XI
Katherine Bellamy
 1994 The Gift (TV Short)
Catherine
 1994 Vorsicht Nachbarn
Mrs. Parker (Mother)
 1994 Clifford - Das kleine Scheusal
Sarah Davis
 1993 Philadelphia
Belinda Conine
 1993 Gilbert Grape - Irgendwo in Iowa
Betty Carver
 1991-1992 Zurück in die Zukunft (TV Series)
Clara Clayton Brown
- Verne Hatches a Egg (1992) ... Clara Clayton Brown (voice)
- St. Louise Blues (1992) ... Clara Clayton Brown (voice)
- Super Doc (1992) ... Clara Clayton Brown (voice)
- My Pop's an Alien (1992) ... Clara Clayton Brown (voice)
- Hill Valley Brown-Out (1992) ... Clara Clayton Brown (voice)
 1991 Der Mann Ihrer Träume
Stella Keefover
 1990 Der lange Weg
Narrator (voice)
 1990 Zurück in die Zukunft III
Clara Clayton
 1989 Eine Wahnsinnsfamilie
Karen
 1989 Miss Firecracker
Elain Rutledge
 1988 Mein Leben mit Anne Frank (TV Movie)
Miep Gies
 1987 End of the Line
Rose Pickett
 1987 Wale im August
Young Sarah
 1987 Dead of Winter
Julie Rose / Katie McGovern / Evelyn
 1985 Wenn Träume wahr wären
Ginny Grainger
 1985 Tender Is the Night (TV Mini-Series)
Nicole Warren Diver
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Nicole Warren Diver
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Nicole Warren Diver
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Nicole Warren Diver
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Nicole Warren Diver
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Nicole Warren Diver
 1983 Grosse Märchen mit grossen Stars (TV Series)
Mary / Little Red Riding Hood
- Little Red Riding Hood (1983) ... Mary / Little Red Riding Hood
 1983 Romantic Comedy
Phoebe
 1983 Cross Creek - Ich kämpfe um meine Freiheit
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
 1981 Ragtime
Mother
 1980 Melvin und Howard
Lynda Dummar
 1979 Flucht in die Zukunft
Amy Robbins
 1978 Der Galgenstrick
Julia Tate Moon
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Alternate Names:

Mary and Ted

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I'd already made the decision before I'd even read it-just because it was John Sayles. Then when I read it, the themes were actually themes that have been a big part of my life. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 25 actresses to have won an Academy Award for their performance in a comedy; hers being for Melvin und Howard (1980). The others, in chronological order, are: Claudette Colbert (Es geschah in einer Nacht (1934)), Loretta Young (Die Farmerstochter (1947)), Josephine Hull (Mein Freund Harvey (1950)), Judy Holliday (Die ist nicht von gestern (1950)), Audrey Hepburn (Ein Herz und eine Krone... See more »

Trademark:

High-pitched voice with southern accent

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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