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Mary Eileen McDonnell was born on April 28, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and raised in Ithaca, New York. After graduating from the State University of New York at Fredonia, she attended drama school and joined the Long Wharf Theatre Company on the East Coast. It was not until 20 years after working on the theater stage that she had her ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Killer Hair (TV Movie)
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
Vivian Schulte
 2002 The Locket (TV Movie)
Helen Staples
 2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Sister Theodore
- Minute by Minute (2002) ... Sister Theodore
 2000-2002 That's Life (TV Series)
Jules O'Grady
- Baum's Thesis (2002) ... Jules O'Grady
- Bad Hair Week (2000) ... Jules O'Grady
 2001 Chestnut Hill (TV Movie)
Jane Eastman
 2000 For All Time (TV Movie)
Laura Brown (as Mary Mcdonnell)
 2000 A Father's Choice (TV Movie)
Susan Shaw
 1999 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- Fly Girls (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
 1999 Replacing Dad (TV Movie)
Linda Marsh
 1999 Behind the Mask (TV Movie)
Mary Shushan
 1999 Ryan Caulfield: Year One (TV Series)
Rachel Caulfield
- Po-Piggity and Other Racial Slurs (1999) ... Rachel Caulfield
- Pilot (1999) ... Rachel Caulfield
 1998 Evidence of Blood (TV Movie)
Dora Overton
 1997 12 Angry Men (TV Movie)
 1997 Two Voices (TV Movie)
Sybil Goldrich
 1996 Woman Undone (TV Movie)
Teri Hansen
 1993 The American Clock (TV Movie)
Rose Baumler
 1991 O Pioneers! (TV Movie)
Alexandra Bergson
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Mrs. Kirkpatrick
- The Divided Child (1989) ... Mrs. Kirkpatrick
 1986 Courage (TV Movie)
Gabriella Estrada
 1982 Money on the Side (TV Movie)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Claudia Colfax (1980)
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Starred as Alma Winemiller in the Broadway revival of "Summer and Smoke" at the Criterion Center Stage Right (5 September 1996 - 20 October 1996). See more »

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9 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Light up the world. The world needs your light. See more »


Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42. See more »


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