Mary Steenburgen

Birth Day February 8th, 1953
Birth Place Newport, Arkansas, U.S.
Age 71 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

About Mary Steenburgen

An American actress, singer, and songwriter, Mary Nell Steenburgen is professionally known as Mary Steenburgen. She is well known for playing Lynda Dummar in the 1980 film "Melvin and Howard". She was discovered by Jack Nicholson, who cast her in the 1978 picture "Goin' South" which was her theatrical film debut in the 1978 comedy as Julia Tate. Similarly, she made her first TV show appearance on "The Alan Hamel Show" in 1980. She has appeared in such early 21st-century films as "Four Christmases", "Step Brothers", and "The Proposal". She started her musical journey in 2007. She composed numerous songs and signed up with "Universal Music" as a songwriter. She has gained several awards from her careers such as the New York Film Critics Circle, National Society of Film Critics Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Academy Awards, and many others. Previously, she has served as a waitress at "The Magic Pan" and for "Doubleday" during her struggling days. Additionally, she has also been involved with human rights and environmental groups. 

Famous For

  • Being an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
  • For starring in the 1980 film "Melvin and Howard" as the role of Lynda Dummar.

Mary Steenburgen, a famous actress as well as a singer

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Early Life of Mary Steenburgen

On 8th February 1953, Mary Steenburgen was born with the real name or full name of Mary Nell Steenburgen in Newport, Arkansas, U.S., and her current hometown is in Los Angeles. She belongs to American nationality though she is from American-white ethnicity. She has English, Scottish, Welsh, and distant Dutch ancestry. Analogously, she is from Christianity religion. Aquarius is her star sign and white is her race. She celebrates her birthday on 8th February of every year and she has celebrated her 67th birthday as of 2020. Her father Maurice Hoffman Steenburgen is a freight-train conductor at Missouri Pacific Railroad whereas her mother Nellie Mae (nee Wall) is School-board Secretary.  She has a sister, Nancy (Steenburgen) Kelly, a teacher. Furthermore, Steenburgen attended Hendrix College to study drama before she was selected in Neighborhood Playhouse. In 2006, she received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas

Career of Mary Steenburgen

Film Career

  • Mary Steenburgen commenced her acting career in western-comedy film, "Goin' South" as the female lead in his second directorial work in 1978.
  • Then in 1979, she was seen in Metrocolor science fiction film, "Time After Time", as a modern woman as well as starred as the role of Lynda Dummar in the 1980 film "Melvin and Howard".
  • After that, she starred in the 1983 film "Cross Creek" and the 1985 movie "One Magic Christmas" as a role mother and wife.
  • Analogously, she has also starred in several films such as "Parenthood", "Back to the Future Part III" (1990),  "Back to the Future: The Animated Series", "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" (1993), "My Summer Story" (1994), "Nixon" (1995),  "Elf" and many others.
  • She has starred in the comedy films "Step Brothers" (2008), playing as the role of the mother of Will Ferrell's character; "Four Christmases" (2008); and "The Proposal" (2009).
  • She was seen in the 2015 film "A Walk in the Woods" as Jeannie and in the 2018 comedy film "Book Club".

Television Career

  • Furthermore, she has also starred in the television sitcom, "Ink" as the role of Kate Montgomery, and has a recurring role as herself in "Curb Your Enthusiasm".
  • In 2011, she starred in the FX pilot, "Outlaw Country" as Anastasia Lee as well as appeared in the dark sitcom "Wilfred" from 2011 through 2013 as Catherine Newman.
  • Similarly, she was also seen on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock" from 2012 to 2013 where she played Diana Jessup and started starring in the fifth and sixth seasons of "Justified" as former Dixie Mafia boss Katherine Hale in 2014. As well, she has also starred in the comedy series "The Last Man on Earth" from 2015 to 2018.
  • In addition, her composition "Glasgow (No Place Like Home)" as performed by Jessie Buckley featured as the climactic musical moment in the film "Wild Rose" in 2018.
  • She has also starred in comedy web series "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist", "Grace and Frankie" and "The Good Place" in 2020.
  • Additionally, she can be also seen in the upcoming romantic comedy film, "Happiest Season" in 2020.

Awards and Achievements of Mary Steenburgen 

  • Saturn Awards (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Academy Awards (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Boston Society of Film Critics (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Golden Globe Awards (Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture)
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Satellite Awards (Best Supporting Actress - Television Series)
  • Critics' Choice Movie Awards (Best Song)
  • Houston Film Critics Society (Best Original Song)

Personal Life of Mary Steenburgen 

Reflecting on Mary Steenburgen's personal life, she is a married woman. She was married to an actor Malcolm McDowell. The couple met and began dating while both were co-starring in "Time After Time" in 1978. They had two children together, including son Charlie McDowell, but the marriage ended in divorce. Then she married actor Ted Danson on 7th October 1995, whom she had met on the set of the film "Pontiac Moon" and became the stepmother to Danson's two daughters from his previous marriage to producer Cassandra Coates. She is basically is leading a blissful family life and therefore it's far less likely for her to divorce her partner for any reason. She's strictly kept her personal and professional life separate. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Mary Steenburgen and her husband, Ted Danson

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In the recent news, she is celebrating a quarter of a century with her loving husband Ted Danson with a heartfelt Instagram post. 'Happy 25th Anniversary! This was SUPPOSED to be a sweet loving anniversary photo but you have a big piece of salad in your teeth. So there it is,' she began. 'Thank you for making me laugh today and every single one of the last 9,125 days,' the actress added. ' I can't believe how lucky I am. Happy Anniversary, Ted. Love, Mary,' the actress concluded. 'These two sweethearts got engaged yesterday! Our family is over the moon to welcome Lily into our midst. Truthfully, she had us all at hello,' Steenburgen began. 'As a mom, this is what you dream of for your find a soulmate in life that gets you and wants you to be the best you can be,' she added. 'The two of them radiate joy and they make even this moment in time shine with hope and promise and laughter. I can't stop smiling!' she concluded.

Net Worth of Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen is among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever she embarks on to. She has reached great heights in her career already and she still has a lot more to do. She has a long road ahead of her and she definitely holds all the potential to make it big in the industry. Moving towards her net worth, her worth is around $80 Million as of 2020, though she has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also in millions of dollars too. She is sincere in her work. But, she is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for herself and her family. Her main source of income ios from acting and singing career. Furthermore, she gave her voice in a TV commercial for "Hormel Pepperoni" in 2012.

Body Measurement of Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen stands at a perfect height of 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm whereas her body weight is around 58 kg or 128 lbs. She had the perfect body combined with good looks. She could carry off any look with great simplicity. She definitely has a pretty face and a magnetic personality which has cast a spell over her viewers over the years. She wears clothes that enhance her appeal more. Though her body build type is average and her body measurements are 36-26-36 inches (91-66-91 cm). She is a beautiful woman with dark brown hair and hazel eye color. In the year 2007, Steenburgen underwent minor surgery on her arm, which required a general anesthetic. 

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