Mary Hart Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Birth NameMary Johanna Harum
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Hart was born on November 8, 1950 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), The Great Buck Howard (2008) and Swing Vote (2008). She has been married to Burt Sugarman since April 8, 1989. They have one child. She was previously married to Terry Hart.

Family (2)

Spouse Burt Sugarman (8 April 1989 - present)  (1 child)
Terry Hart (20 December 1971 - 1979)  (divorced)
Children Alec Jay "AJ" Sugarman

Trivia (21)

In the sitcom episode Seinfeld: The Good Samaritan (1992), Michael Richards' character, Cosmo Kramer, suffers blackouts that are triggered whenever he hears Mary Hart's voice anchoring her show, Entertainment Tonight (1981). The New England Journal of Medicine reported that the sound of Mary's voice triggers seizures in an epileptic woman from New York.
Competed in the 1970 Miss America pageant, and finished in the Top 10.
Miss South Dakota 1970.
Miss Sioux Falls 1969, she also won the swimsuit competition.
Graduated from Augustana Academy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (1968).
Received her Bachelor's degree in English from Augustana College (1972).
Speaks Danish and Swedish fluently.
Has two brothers, Michael Harum and David Harum.
Joined Entertainment Tonight (1981) on June 24, 1982.
Resided in Denmark between 1958 and 1962.
Resided in Sweden between 1962 and 1965.
Endorsed L'eggs pantyhose in the late 1980s, and has never worked barelegged or worn open-toe shoes while host of Entertainment Tonight (1981).
Starred in a pilot for a sitcom in the 1980s that failed to be picked up for a series.
Her mother, Dorothy Harum, is a breast cancer survivor.
Friends with Alex Trebek and Tim Allen.
Godmother of the cruise ship "Marina".
Her legs were insured by Lloyd's of London.
Starred as co-host in Oklahoma with local radio personality Danny Williams on his daytime show sometime between 1970 and 1975.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 12, 1989.
Dixie Whatley looked just like her; they both worked in stars news magazines on television, and the two were often confused. Dixie was born two years after Mary.
Has sported the "Farrah do" (Farrah Fawcett hairstyle) since the 1970s.

Personal Quotes (1)

I really wanted to contact the woman, but I was, I wanted to call her and tell her I was really sorry, but I was afraid I'd kill her. I didn't know what to do." -- Mary's response to reports that the sound of her voices causes a NY woman to have seizures. "I choose to look for the good in people, not the bad. I choose to be trusting rather than untrusting. Choose to look at the negative things that happen as negative things that happen for a good reason, and, um, try always to go back to my roots.

Salary (1)

Entertainment Tonight (1981) $5,000,000 /year(2001)

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