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Mare Winningham


Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an actress and songwriter who has appeared in nearly 100 TV shows and feature films. She began her career in 1976 as a singer, and starred in numerous and diverse film roles before hitting it big as one of the original Brat Pack in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire (1985) with Emilio Estevez, Andrew McCarthy, Demi ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Alicia Spencer
- The Replacements (2013) ... Alicia Spencer
 2013 Under the Dome (TV Series)
Agatha / Agatha Seagrave
- Speak of the Devil (2013) ... Agatha
- Let the Games Begin (2013) ... Agatha Seagrave
 2013 Philomena
Mary
 2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Terry Beckett
- Ho'opio (2013) ... Terry Beckett
 2012 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Mini-Series)
Sally McCoy
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Sally McCoy
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Sally McCoy
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Sally McCoy
 2011 Torchwood (TV Series)
Ellis Hartley Monroe
- Miracle Day: Escape to LA (2011) ... Ellis Hartley Monroe
- Miracle Day: Dead of Night (2011) ... Ellis Hartley Monroe
- Miracle Day: Rendition (2011) ... Ellis Hartley Monroe
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series)
Ida Corwin
- Part Five (2011) ... Ida Corwin
- Part Four (2011) ... Ida Corwin
- Part Three (2011) ... Ida Corwin
- Part Two (2011) ... Ida Corwin
- Part One (2011) ... Ida Corwin
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Nancy Riverton
- Safe Haven (2010) ... Nancy Riverton
 2010 24 (TV Series)
Elaine Al-Zacar
- Day 8: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2010) ... Elaine Al-Zacar
- Day 8: 1:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. (2010) ... Elaine Al-Zacar
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Celeste Cooper '10
- The Good Soldier (2010) ... Celeste Cooper '10
 2009 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Katherine Donovan
- Greater Good (2009) ... Katherine Donovan
 2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Patrice Kelly
- The Object of My Affection (2007) ... Patrice Kelly
- Hope and Gory (2007) ... Patrice Kelly
 2007 War Eagle, Arkansas
Belle
 2005 The Magic of Ordinary Days (TV Movie)
Martha
 2004 Dandelion
Layla Mullich
 2003 The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (TV Series)
Dottie Shaw
- The Song of Poland (2003) ... Dottie Shaw
- Little Girl Lost (2003) ... Dottie Shaw
- Sleeping Lions (2003) ... Dottie Shaw
- Tough Love (2003) ... Dottie Shaw
- Secrets and Lies (2003) ... Dottie Shaw
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sandra Blaine
- Manic (2003) ... Sandra Blaine
 2003 The Adventures of Ociee Nash
Aunt Mamie Nash
 2003 The Maldonado Miracle (TV Movie)
Maisie
 2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Maggie
- The Bells of St. Peters (2002) ... Maggie
 2002 Tru Confessions (TV Movie)
Ginny
 2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Eileen Piper
- The Plan (2002) ... Eileen Piper
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series)
Kate Morris
- Still Life (2001) ... Kate Morris
 2001 Snap Decision (TV Movie)
Jennifer Bradley
 2000 Sharing the Secret (TV Movie)
Dr. Nina Moss
 1998 Little Girl Fly Away (TV Movie)
Catherine 'Cath' Begley
 1998 Everything That Rises (TV Movie)
Kyle Clay
 1997-1998 Mad About You (TV Series)
Sarah McCain
- The Baby Video (1998) ... Sarah McCain
- The New Friend (1997) ... Sarah McCain
 1997 George Wallace (TV Movie)
Lurleen Wallace
 1996 The Deliverance of Elaine (TV Movie)
Elaine Hodges
 1996 The Boys Next Door (TV Movie)
Sheila
 1995 Letter to My Killer (TV Movie)
Judy Parma
 1994 The War
Lois Simmons
 1994 Teresa's Tattoo
Singer
 1994 Betrayed by Love (TV Movie)
Dana
 1993 Sexual Healing (Short)
Marta
 1993 Better Off Dead (TV Movie)
Kit Kellner
 1992 Intruders (TV Movie)
Mary Wilkes
 1992 Those Secrets (TV Movie)
Faye
 1991 Hard Promises
Dawn
 1991 She Stood Alone (TV Movie)
Prudence Crandall
 1991 Fatal Exposure (TV Movie)
Jamie Hurd
 1990 The Pied Piper (TV Movie)
Nicole Rougeron
 1990 Love and Lies (TV Movie)
Kim Paris
 1988 Miracle Mile
Julie Peters
 1988 God Bless the Child (TV Movie)
Theresa Johnson
 1987 Eye on the Sparrow (TV Movie)
Ethel Lee
 1987 Made in Heaven
Brenda Carlucci
 1987 Shy People
Candy
 1986 Nobody's Fool
Pat
 1986 Who Is Julia? (TV Movie)
Mary Frances Bodine
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Annie
 1985 Love Is Never Silent (TV Movie)
Margaret Ryder
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Beth
- One Too Many (1985) ... Beth
 1984 Single Bars, Single Women (TV Movie)
Bootsie
 1983 The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series)
Justine O'Neill / Justine O'Neil
- Part 4 (1983) ... Justine O'Neill
- Part 1 (1983) ... Justine O'Neil (credit only)
 1982 Missing Children: A Mother's Story (TV Movie)
Kate Bradshaw
 1981 A Few Days in Weasel Creek (TV Movie)
Locksley Claitor
 1981 Threshold
Carol Severance
 1981 Freedom (TV Movie)
Libby Bellow
 1980 One-Trick Pony
Modeena Dandridge
 1980 The Women's Room (TV Movie)
Chris
 1980 Off the Minnesota Strip (TV Movie)
Micki Johansen
 1980 Amber Waves (TV Movie)
Marlene Burkhardt
 1979 The Death of Ocean View Park (TV Movie)
Jenny Flowers
 1979 Steeletown (TV Movie)
Aggie Modgelewsky, Modge's daughter
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Merilee Kalisher
- The Competition (1979) ... Merilee Kalisher
 1979 Studs Lonigan (TV Mini-Series)
Helen Shyers
- Episode dated 7 March 1979 (1979) ... Helen Shyers
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Joey Carston
- Ninety Pounds of Trouble (1979) ... Joey Carston
 1978 The Young Pioneers (TV Series)
Nettie Peters
- Sky in the Window (1978) ... Nettie Peters
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Linda
- Battered Teachers (1978) ... Linda
 1978 Special Olympics (TV Movie)
Janice Gallitzin
 1977 James at 16 (TV Series)
Wanda
- The Girl with the Bad Rep (1977) ... Wanda (uncredited)
 1976 Young Pioneers' Christmas (TV Movie)
Nettie Peters
 1976 Young Pioneers (TV Movie)
Nettie Peters
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Other Works:

: Plays Ruth Feingold in "Lessons" play by Wendy Graf (Marilyn Monroe Theatre at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center, West Hollywood, California, USA). See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Her TV debut at age 16 was on The Gong Show (1976). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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