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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 Hostile Makeover (TV Movie)
Rose Smithsonian
 2009 Killer Hair (TV Movie)
Rose
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
Vivian Schulte
 2003 Battlestar Galactica (TV Mini-Series)
Laura Roslin
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Laura Roslin
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Laura Roslin
 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 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- 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)
Judge
 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)
Terri
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Claudia Colfax (1980)
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Other Works:

In 1990, she replaced Joan Allen as Heidi Holland in the stage production of "The Heidi Chronicles" at the Plymouth Theatre (now known at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Mary Mcdonnell

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

We have to get back to the beauty of just being alive in this present moment. See more »

Trivia:

Though born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, she was raised in Ithaca, New York. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice

Star Sign:

Taurus

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