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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 Lady in the Water (2006), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) and The Age of Innocence (1993). 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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Known For

Lady in the Water
Lady in the Water Mrs. Bell
(2006)
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
(2005)
The Age of Innocence
The Age of Innocence Regina Beaufort
(1993)
The World According to Garp
(1982)

Filmography

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  Change in the Air (post-production)
Jo Ann Bayberry
 2013/II The Volunteer
Donna
 2011 Young Adult
Jan
 2010 Lebanon, Pa.
Jennette
 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
 2007 The Walker
Chrissie Morgan
 2006 The Dead Girl
Ruth
 2006 Lady in the Water
Mrs. Bell
 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Judge Brewster
 2005 Perception
Dorothy
 2002 Red Dragon
Museum Curator (uncredited)
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Jessica Blaine-Todd
- Greed (2002) ... Jessica Blaine-Todd
 2001 After Amy (TV Movie)
Dr. Amanda Gordon
 2000 The Family Man
Adelle
 2000 Autumn in New York
Dr. Sibley
 2000 The Beat (TV Series)
Eleanor
- 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 Affliction
Lillian Whitehouse Horner
 1997 Boys Life 2
June Gudmanson
 1995 Alkali, Iowa (Short)
June
 1994 Monty (TV Series)
Adelaide
- The Brother of the Bride (1994) ... Adelaide
 1994 Noisy Nora (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 The Age of Innocence
Regina Beaufort
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Mrs. Dingle
 1993 Shimmer
Mother
 1992 Light Sleeper
Teresa Aranow
 1991 Defenseless
Ellie Seldes
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Emily Dickinson
- I'm Nobody, Who Are You? (1990) ... Emily Dickinson
 1990 Working It Out (TV Series)
Andy
- 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
 1982 The World According to Garp
Helen Holm
 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
Joey
 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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Other Works:

(April 14 to May 28, 1983) She acted in Beth Henley's play, "Crimes of the Heart," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Mia Dillon and Lizbeth Mackay in the cast. Melvin Bernhardt was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mary-Beth Hurt | Marybeth Hurt

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think I always was an actress. It was a matter of finding out that acting was a profession. That happened the first time I ever saw a play. It was put on by high school kids who lived in the neighborhood; and I suddenly realized that all those people on television and the movies were actors. Once I knew that,it wasn't a matter of that's what I wanted to be, but that's what I was. See more »

Trivia:

Hurt's New York debut was as Uncle Remus, a 98 year-old Vietnamese man, at a Public Theater production of Michael Weller's rock musical, "More Than You Deserve." There she was seen and recruited by Joseph Papp for his Shakespeare in the Park productions. See more »

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