No photo available. Represent Mary Sinclair? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 11,627 this week

Mary Sinclair (I) (1922–2000)

Mary Sinclair was historically significant for being the first actress to sign a seven-year contract with a television studio. In 1951 she signed with CBS and became a staple in an emerging genre, the one-hour television drama. She regularly appeared on the most popular programs such as The U.S. Steel Hour, and Playhouse 90. Her performances in ... See full bio »

Favorite Football Films

Here's a rundown of some of our favorite football films, which you can enjoy now or long after the season is over.

See the full list

IMDb Asks With Host Ben Lyons: Mike Colter and Rachael Harris

Join host Ben Lyons for our live conversation with Mike Colter, star of "Jessica Jones," and Rachael Harris, star of "Lucifer," as we discuss their latest projects and history in Hollywood. Tune into on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT to watch, live chat, and even ask a question yourself! This livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in for the interviews

Related News

‘Danny Collins’ DVD Review
| Blogomatic3000
Danny Collins – The Blu Review

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mary Sinclair's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Actress | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actress (37 credits)
 1987 Room to Move (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gravy
 1985 Robbery (TV Movie)
Bank Customer #2
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Jenny Stevens
- The Barefoot Kid (1962) ... Jenny Stevens
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Mrs. Helen Hallson
- In the Balance (1961) ... Mrs. Helen Hallson
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Caroline Haskins
- The Most Deadly Angel (1961) ... Caroline Haskins
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Maude Gillespie
- The Gift (1961) ... Maude Gillespie
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Mrs. Tom Sebring
- Three Thousand Suspects (1960) ... Mrs. Tom Sebring
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
- The Blue Goose (1960) ... Carol
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Hannah Barnard
- The Frontiersman (1960) ... Hannah Barnard
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Claire / Rita
- Terror on the Gold Coast (1959) ... Claire
- A Lapse of Time ... Rita
 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series)
 1957-1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Martha / Ruth Ann Wicker
- The Wound Within (1958) ... Martha
- The Change in Chester (1957) ... Ruth Ann Wicker
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Fay Gault
- Every Man Has Two Wives (1956) ... Fay Gault
 1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- Love Is a Lawyer (1956)
 1955-1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Maria Sanchez / Charmain / The Girl
- The Sound of Silence (1956) ... Maria Sanchez
- Sailor on Horseback (1955) ... Charmain
- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1955) ... The Girl
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Louise Andrews / Eileen Cambell
- A Shadow Between (1955) ... Louise Andrews
- Gino (1955) ... Eileen Cambell
 1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mrs. Janet Partridge / Susan Dearing
- The Case of the Perfect Husband (1955) ... Mrs. Janet Partridge
- The Case of the Violent Suitor (1955) ... Susan Dearing (as Marie Sinclair)
 1955 Paris Precinct (TV Series)
Mme. Marcelle De Lamdore
- Dead Ally ... Mme. Marcelle De Lamdore
 1954 Woman with a Past (TV Series)
Sylvia Rockwell #1 (1954)
 1953 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Candlelight (1953)
 1953 Arrowhead
Lela Wilson
 1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- The Rival (1953)
 1951-1953 The Web (TV Series)
- The Joke (1953)
- The Judas Bullet (1951)
 1949-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Julie / Danielle / Marge / ...
- Little Camorra (1953)
- Set-Up for Death (1952) ... Julie
- The Purloined Letter (1952) ... Danielle
- High Street (1951)
- Vamp Till Dead (1951)
 1951 Danger (TV Series)
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
 1949-1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Stephanie Gireaux / Jo March / Meg March / ...
- Lonely Boy (1951)
- No Tears for Hilda (1951) ... Stephanie Gireaux
 1950-1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
- Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1951) ... Marge
- Two White Horses (1950)
- The Last Kiss (1950)
 1950-1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
- Yogi Your Way (1951)
 1950 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Miggles (1950)
- The Amber Gods (1950)
- Hope Chest (1950)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The End Game (1950)
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
- The Dark Corner (1950)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Mrs. Moonlight (1950)
 1949 Theatre of Romance (TV Series)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Marie Sinclair

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was the arty type. I wanted to go to New York and be a real actress.


She was the first actress to sign a contract with a television studio. She signed with CBS in 1951. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Mary Sinclair on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page