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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 Interiors (1978), The World According to Garp (1982) and The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005). 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 »

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

Known For

Interiors Joey
The World According to Garp
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Young Adult


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 2016 Change in the Air (post-production)
Jo Ann Bayberry
 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 Tattinger's (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)
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Stage Play: Boy Meets Girl. Comedy (revival). Written by Bella Spewack [final Broadway credit during lifetime] and Sam Spewack [posthumous credit]. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by James Tilton. Directed by John Lithgow. Playhouse Theatre: 13 Apr 1976- 1 May 1976 (10 performances + 15 previews that began on 2 Apr 1976). Cast: Lenny ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mary-Beth Hurt | Marybeth Hurt


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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 »

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