Down 7,704 this week

Mary Beth Hurt

Mary Beth Hurt was born on September 26, 1948 in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA as Mary Beth Supinger. She is an actress, known for The World According to Garp (1982), Interiors (1978) and Young Adult (2011). She has been married to Paul Schrader since August 6, 1983. They have two children. She was previously married to William Hurt. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and manager
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Mary Beth Hurt? Add or change photos

10 Bond Trivia Facts

Count down 10 things only real James Bond fans know about James Bond.

Watch now

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 people
created 10 Oct 2010
a list of 139 people
created 21 Dec 2010
a list of 20 people
created 05 Jul 2013
a list of 6936 people
created 14 Aug 2014
a list of 100 people
created 1 month ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mary Beth Hurt's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Actress | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actress (50 credits)
 2013/II The Volunteer
 2011 Young Adult
 2010 Lebanon, Pa.
 1996-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Gillian Berrow / Sela Dixon
- Promote This! (2009) ... Judge Gillian Berrow
- Deceit (1996) ... Sela Dixon
 2008 Untraceable
Stella Marsh
 2005 Perception
 2002 Red Dragon
Museum Curator (uncredited)
 2001 No Ordinary Baby (TV Movie)
Dr. Amanda Gordon
 2000 Autumn in New York
Dr. Sibley
 2000 The Beat (TV Series)
- Someone to Watch Over Me (2000) ... Eleanor
 2000 The Island of the Skog (Short) (voice)
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
Nurse Constance
 1999 Leo the Late Bloomer (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 A Weekend with Wendell (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1997 Boys Life 2
June Gudmanson
 1995 Alkali, Iowa (Short)
 1994 Monty (TV Series)
- The Brother of the Bride (1994) ... Adelaide
 1994 Noisy Nora (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Mrs. Dingle
 1993 Shimmer
 1992 Light Sleeper
Teresa Aranow
 1991 Defenseless
Ellie Seldes
 1990 Working It Out (TV Series)
- Surprise! I Hate Your Friend! (1990) ... Andy
- Foxhole (1990) ... Andy
- Molly and David (1990) ... Andy
- Take My Girlfriend... (1990) ... Andy
- Instructions (1990) ... Andy
 1989 Slaves of New York
Ginger Booth
 1989 Parents
Lily Laemle
 1988-1989 Tattingers (TV Series)
Sheila Bradley
- Tour of Doody (1989) ... Sheila Bradley
- Ex-Appeal (1989) ... Sheila Bradley
- El Sid (1989) ... Sheila Bradley
- Half a Loaf (1989) ... Sheila Bradley
- Screwball (1989) ... Sheila Bradley
 1987 Baby Girl Scott (TV Movie)
Wendy Scott
 1985 Compromising Positions
Peg Tuccio
 1985 D.A.R.Y.L.
Joyce Richardson
 1980 A Change of Seasons
Kasey Evans
 1980 Visions (TV Series)
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series)
Jane Dent
- The 5:48 (1979) ... Jane Dent
 1978 Interiors
 1977 Great Performances (TV Series)
Caroline Mitford
- Secret Service (1977) ... Caroline Mitford
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Karen Foster
- A Shield for Murder: Part 2 (1976) ... Karen Foster (as Marybeth Hurt)
- A Shield for Murder: Part 1 (1976) ... Karen Foster (as Marybeth Hurt)
 1976 Royce (TV Movie)
Susan Mabry
 1974 Ann in Blue (TV Movie)
Off. Elizabeth Jensen (as Mary-Beth Hurt)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads for the Diamond Information Center's "The Man's Diamond: The Gift of Success" campaign, with Simon Jones. (1986) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary-Beth Hurt | Marybeth Hurt


5' 4" (1.63 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've never been cast as a mistress. I'm the girl men marry, not the girl they have affairs with. See more »


Her childhood babysitter was actress Jean Seberg, also a Marshalltown native. Hurt played the role of Seberg, in voice-over, in Mark Rappaport's 1995 documentary From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995). See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
i don't know if she read that... g_vastel
Congratulations! brewster_3
Ms. Hurt's new movie at SXSW! ogdrake
Discuss Mary Beth Hurt on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page