But as the award-winning actress stressed to me this morning, a show is only as strong as its ensemble, and Mary counts her blessings to have once again landed among a myriad of heavenly co-stars on Major Crimes.
TheInsider.com: When you signed on for The Closer, did you ever envision the character headlining her own show?
Mary McDonnell: No. Honestly, that's the truth. I was brought on to The Closer for three episodes as a great thing to do – Kyra [Sedgwick