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Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning American actress. She was born February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. Her mother, Nellie May (Wall) Steenburgen, was a school-board secretary, and her father, Maurice H. Steenburgen, was a freight-train conductor. Her surname comes from distant Dutch ancestry, and her roots also include English, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Back to the Future Part III
The Proposal
The Proposal Grace Paxton
Step Brothers
Step Brothers Nancy Huff
What's Eating Gilbert Grape


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 2017 Antiquities (filming)
Dr. Margot
 2016 Katie Says Goodbye
 2016 Dean
 2016 The Book of Love
 2015 A Walk in the Woods
 2014 The One I Love
Mom (voice)
 2014 Song One
 2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
The Bamboo Cutter's Wife / Narrator (English version, voice)
 2013 Brahmin Bulls
Helen West
 2011 The Help
Elain Stein
 2010 Dirty Girl
 2007 Honeydripper
Amanda Winship
 2007/I Numb
Dr. Blaine
 2007 Elvis and Anabelle
 2003 Elf
 2003 Casa de los babys
 2003 Hope Springs
Joanie Fisher
 2002 Wish You Were Dead
Sally Rider
 2001 The Trumpet of the Swan
Mother (voice)
 2001 Nobody's Baby
 1995 My Family
 1994 Pontiac Moon
Katherine Bellamy
 1991 The Butcher's Wife
Stella Keefover
 1990 The Long Walk Home
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 1989 Parenthood
 1987 Dead of Winter
Julie Rose / Katie McGovern / Evelyn
 1983 Romantic Comedy
Phoebe Craddock
 1981 Ragtime
 1979 Time After Time
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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Mary and Ted


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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And, oh my God, I loved doing What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). Who wouldn't love kissing Johnny Depp all day? See more »


When she lived in a Manhattan apartment, her next door neighbor was Steve Martin. See more »


High-pitched voice with southern accent

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