Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen

  • Born on
    • February 8th, 1953
Mary Nell Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an American actress. She was most successful for playing the role of Lynda Dummar in Jonathan Demme's Melvin and Howard, which earned her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

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Acting (71 Credits)

2020Happiest Season as Tipper
2020Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist as Maggie Clarke
2018Book Club as Carol
2018Antiquities as Dr. Margot
2017I Do... Until I Don't as Cybil Burger
2017The Discovery as Interviewer
2016The Book of Love as Julia Mureaux
2016Dean as Carol
2016Katie Says Goodbye as Maybelle
2015Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow as Aunt Cly
20157 Days in Hell as Louisa Poole
2015A Walk in the Woods as JeannieWatch Free
2015The Last Man on Earth as Gail Klosterman
2014Song One as Karen EllisWatch Free
2014The One I Love as Mom (voice)
2013Last Vegas as Diana Boyle
2012Outlaw Country as Anastasia Lee
2011The Help as Elain Stein
2011Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited as Café Patron
2010Dirty Girl as Peggy
2009The Proposal as Grace Paxton
2009Did You Hear About the Morgans? as Emma Wheeler
2009In the Electric Mist as Bootsie Robicheaux
2009The Open Road as KatherineWatch Free
2008Step Brothers as Nancy Huff
2008Four Christmases as Marilyn
2007Numb as Dr. Cheryl Blaine
2007Elvis and Anabelle as Geneva Leigh
2007The Brave One as Carol
2007Nobel Son as Sarah Michaelson
2007Honeydripper as Amanda WinshipWatch Free
2006The Dead Girl as Beverley, Leah's Mother
2006Inland Empire as Visitor #2
2005Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School as Marienne Hotchkiss
2003Casa de los babys as Gayle
2003Hope Springs as Joanie Fisher
2003Elf as Emily
2003Joan of Arcadia as Helen Girardi
2002Living with the Dead as Detective Karen Condrin
2002Sunshine State as Francine Pinkney
2001The Trumpet of the Swan as Mother
2001Life as a House as Colleen Beck
2001Nobody's Baby as Estelle
2001I Am Sam as Dr. Blake
1999Noah's Ark (1999) as Naamah
1996Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Mary Gulliver
1995Powder as Jessie Caldwell
1995The Grass Harp as Sister Ida
1995Nixon as Hannah Nixon
1995My Family as Gloria
1994Pontiac Moon as Katherine Bellamy
1994It Runs in the Family as Mrs. Parker
1994Clifford as Sarah Davis
1993What's Eating Gilbert Grape as Betty Carver
1993Philadelphia as Belinda Conine
1991The Butcher's Wife as Stella Keefover
1991Back to the Future as Clara Clayton (voice)
1990Back to the Future Part III as Clara Clayton
1989Parenthood as Karen Buckman
1989Miss Firecracker as Elaine Rutledge
1987Dead of Winter as Julie Rose / Katie McGovern / Evelyn
1987The Whales of August as Young Sarah
1987End of the Line as Rose PickettWatch Free
1985One Magic Christmas as Ginny Hanks Grainger
1983Cross Creek as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
1983Romantic Comedy as Phoebe Craddock
1982A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy as Adrian
1981Ragtime as Mother
1980Melvin and Howard as Lynda Dummar
1979Time After Time as Amy Robbins
1978Goin' South as Julia Tate / Moon


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