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She has a wonderful, extremely engaging "feel good" quality about her, an innate warmth that makes you root for her whether she's playing a stubborn single mom, brittle prostitute, or strung-out alcoholic. Marsha Mason was a resoundingly respected and popular film actress of the 1970s and 1980s whose career skyrocketed in the bittersweet comedies/... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Heartbreak Ridge
(1986)
The Goodbye Girl
The Goodbye Girl Paula McFadden
(1977)
Drop Dead Fred
Drop Dead Fred Polly Cronin
(1991)
Nick of Time
Nick of Time Gov. Eleanor Grant
(1995)

Filmography

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 2016 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Arlene
- The Test (2016) ... Arlene
 2015-2016 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Dr. Kinsey Sherman
- Connection Lost (2016) ... Dr. Kinsey Sherman
- The Kill List (2015) ... Dr. Kinsey Sherman
 2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Louisa Page
- Tracks (2016) ... Judge Louisa Page
 2013 Across Grace Alley (Short)
Grandmother
 2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (TV Movie)
Lucille Ryan
 2008 Army Wives (TV Series)
Charlotte Meade
- Great Expectations (2008) ... Charlotte Meade
- Mothers & Wives (2008) ... Charlotte Meade
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Trudy
- The Road Virus Heads North (2006) ... Aunt Trudy
 2004 Bereft
Helen
 2004 The Long Shot (TV Movie)
Mary Lou O'Brian
 2002 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Lilith Bigelow
- The Egg and I (2002) ... Lilith Bigelow
 2001 Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Mini-Series)
Ethel Gumm
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Ethel Gumm
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Ethel Gumm
 1999 Restless Spirits (TV Movie)
Lydia
 1996 2 Days in the Valley
Audrey Hopper
 1995 Broken Trust (TV Movie)
Ruth
 1994 I Love Trouble
Senator Gayle Robbins
 1993 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Sabrina
- Episode dated 1 December 1993 (1993) ... Sabrina
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Jennie MacLaine
- The Letter (1992) ... Jennie MacLaine (voice, uncredited)
 1991-1992 Sibs (TV Series)
Nora Ruscio
- What Makes Lily Run? (1992) ... Nora Ruscio
- The Patience of St. Audrey (1992) ... Nora Ruscio
- The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1992) ... Nora Ruscio
- The Crash: Part 2 (1992) ... Nora Ruscio
- The Crash: Part 1 (1992) ... Nora Ruscio
 1990 Stella
Janice Morrison
 1990 The Image (TV Movie)
Jean Cromwell
 1989 Dinner at Eight (TV Movie)
Millicent Jordan
 1988 Hothouse (TV Series)
Courtney Woods
- The Actress (1988) ... Courtney Woods
 1986 Trapped in Silence (TV Movie)
Jennifer Hubbell
 1985 Surviving (TV Movie)
Lois
 1983 Max Dugan Returns
Nora McPhee
 1982 Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (TV Movie)
Lois Gibbs
 1979 Chapter Two
Jennie MacLaine
 1979 Promises in the Dark
Dr. Alexandra Kendall
 1974-1978 Great Performances (TV Series)
Various roles / Roxane
- The Good Doctor (1978) ... Various roles
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1974) ... Roxane
 1977 Audrey Rose
Janice Templeton
 1972 Young Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Nurse Lord
- The Stranger (1972) ... Nurse Lord
- I'm Handling It (1972) ... Nurse Lord
 1969 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Audrey / Vampire Girl
- Episode #1.915 (1969) ... Audrey / Vampire Girl
 1969 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Laura Blackburn (1971)
 1968 Beyond the Law
Marcia Stillwell (as Marcia Mason)
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series)
Judith Cole (1971-1972)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Good Doctor. Written by Neil Simon. Adapted and suggested from stories by Anton Chekhov. Additional lyrics by Neil Simon. Incidental music by Peter Link. Directed by A.J. Antoon. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 27 Nov 1973- 25 May 1974 (208 performances + 8 previews that began on 19 Nov 1973). Cast: Rene Auberjonois, Barnard Hughes... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Marcia Mason

Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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I always felt rightly or wrongly after being a part of a marriage and a public sort of couple the whole thing sort of felt very strange here. The idea of being a single woman in Hollywood is a very peculiar thing. See more »

Trivia:

Passed on the title role in Norma Rae (1979), which won Sally Field a Best Actress Oscar. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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