Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham

Age
54
Birthday
May. 16th, 1959
Born in
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Height
5' 6"

Mare Winningham's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Hatfields and McCoys TV Show
Hatfields and McCoys
Mildred Pierce TV Show
Mildred Pierce
James at 16 TV Show
James at 16
Clubhouse TV Show
Clubhouse
The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H. TV Show
The Brotherhood of Poland, N.H.
 

Main Movie Roles

2008 - Swing Vote
2004 - Dandelion
1994 - The War
1994 - Wyatt Earp
1989 - Miracle Mile
1989 - Turner & Hooch
1987 - Made in Heaven
1985 - St. Elmo's Fire
1980 - One Trick Pony

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Susan Grey
6
Dr. Amanda Lee
4
Ellis Hartley Monroe
3
Justine O'Neil
2
Elaine Al-Zacar
2
Agatha Seagrave
2
Sarah McCain
2
Patrice Kelly
2
Nettie Peters
1
Celeste Cooper '10
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Went to Chatsworth High School in Los Angeles with 'Val Kilmer' (qv) and 'Kevin Spacey' (qv). During their senior year, Kevin played von Trapp and Mare played Maria in a school production of "The Sound of Music." Upon hearing of their Oscar nominations in 1996, Winningham sent a telegram to Spacey saying: "Captain von Trapp - congratulations on your nomination - Maria."
  • When she appeared as a contestant on TV's _"The Gong Show" (1976)_ (qv) (c. 1978), she was introduced as Sharon Shamus by host 'Chuck Barris' (qv). She played guitar and sang the Lennon & McCartney song "Here, There and Everywhere." And no. . . she did not get gonged. The panel loved her.
  • Learned American Sign Language for her role as Maggie in _"Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951) {Love Is Never Silent (#35.1)}_ (qv).
  • Though born an Irish Catholic, in 2000, Winningham felt her spiritual life was lacking, and, based on a recommendation from a friend, in November 2001, she signed up for a class given by Rabbi Neal Wienberg at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California. On March 3, 2003, she converted to Judaism and became a member of two Conservative synagogues, Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles and Temple Knesset Israel in Hollywood, California.
  • She is also a folk singer-songwriter with a couple of albums.
  • She is the oldest member of the Brat Pack.
  • She played a virgin in the movie _St. Elmo's Fire (1985)_ (qv) while she was pregnant.
  • Children: Riley Mapel (1981-2005), Patrick "Paddy" Mapel and Jack Mapel (b. 1985), Calla Louise Mapel (b. 1987), and Happy Atticus Mapel (born 1988).


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